Controversy Engulfs SNL New Hire Over Racial Remarks

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Friday, September 13th
Saturday Night Live announced that they are adding three new people to their cast yesterday for the upcoming season...

And the controversy that has engulfed the show's new writer, Shane Gillis, over racial slurs he made about Chinese people on his podcast last year... has drowned out the news of  SNL's first full-time on-screen cast-member of East Asian descent... Bowen Yang.

For more, KCBS' Doug Sovern and Megan Goldsby spoke with Robert Thompson, professor of TV and Popular Culture at Syracuse University.
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