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Stars Banned From 'Saturday Night Live'

Saturday Night Live has seen so many fantastic guest stars over its nearly 50 year run – but not everyone is exactly welcome back to Studio 8H.

From controversial performers who managed to do something shocking on stage to actors and comedians who had confrontations on and off-screen, there are some stars along the way who have done or said something controversial enough to be banned from hosting or performing on the show ever again.

From Sinead O’Connor to Adrien Brody to Martin Lawrence, a surprising amount of talent has been told not to come back.

We’ve rounded up some of the celebrities who are no longer welcome at Saturday Night Live.

Speaking of TV flubs, find out which television shows only lasted for one episode.

Scroll through the slides to see who is not being asked back to SNL

Pete Davidson Says His 'SNL' Decision Depends on 'Scheduling'

There has been a lot of speculation about if Pete Davidson will be returning for another season of Saturday Night Live.

The 27-year-old comedian and actor has been on the show for seven years.

Click inside to read what Pete Davidson said…More Here! »

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Pete Davidson Seems to Hint He Might Be Done with 'SNL'

Oh no! Pete Davidson has not made it clear if he will be back for the 2021-2022 season of Saturday Night Live.

Now, a new quote has fans very worried he’s done.

Click inside to see what he said…More Here! »

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Are These Stars All Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'? Find Out Why People Are Speculating!

Some stars of Saturday Night Live are causing a lot of speculation on social media!

Following the season finale of the long-running sketch comedy show on Saturday night (May 22), fans began to worry that several major players on the series might be signaling their goodbyes.

Following the episode, several major names started trending as potential castmates leaving the show.

If you didn’t know, seven seasons is generally the standard length of the SNL contract. There are a ton of castmates who are at that point and beyond, via Deadline: Kenan Thompson (18 seasons), Kate McKinnon (10), Aidy Bryant (9), Cecily Strong (9), Colin Jost (8), Beck Bennett (8), Kyle Mooney (8), Michael Che (7).

There are some stars who have made it clear they’re staying, including Michael Che, who said he’s “99.9″ percent sure he’s coming back on The View recently.

Many others, however, seemed to hint at their departure.

The show’s cold open kicked off with the show’s longest-running players, who almost all teared up while speaking.

“This is a year when we realized we are more than just a cast, we are a family,” Kate said, tearing up.

Later on during Weekend Update, Pete said: “I’m very grateful to be here, and it has been an honor to grow up in front of you guys.”

In the same segment, Cecily played Judge Jeanine Pirro and closed out the segment with a performance of “My Way,” singing the sign-off: “I did it my way.”

“I hear nothing is final yet but even if just a few of the long-time eight cast members leave, we would have one of the biggest cast overhauls in SNL history,” a Deadline insider noted of the rumblings of multiple departures.

Pete Davidson made headlines for his Weekend Update speech – find out why.

Lil Nas X Reacts to Viral Video of His Pants Splitting on 'Saturday Night Live,' Says It Wasn't Planned

Lil Nas X had a major wardrobe malfunction live on SNL last night during his musical guest performance.

While performing “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” he went to do some pole dancing, but he stopped short and put his hand over his crotch. It was at this moment that Lil Nas X seemingly split the crotch of his pants open.

Lil Nas X reacted to the viral video, and you can see his video reaction…More Here! »

Pete Davidson Calls Out Chrissy Teigen During 'Saturday Night Live' - Watch Now

Pete Davidson is calling out Chrissy Teigen in a very public way.

During the season finale of Saturday Night Live on Saturday (May 22), the 27-year-old cast member appeared during the Weekend Update segment to take a jab at the 35-year-old cookbook author.

It all started when Pete poked fun at SNL, comparing it to AIDS, saying, “It’s still here, it’s just no one’s gotten excited about it since the ’90s.”

Pete then started talking about the pandemic, where he joked, “”If there’s one good thing about the pandemic besides getting Chrissy Teigen out of our lives…”

Pete‘s comments about Chrissy comes after Courtney Stodden revealed in an interview that Chrissy sent them a DM on Twitter back in 2011 telling them to “kill” themself.

After facing major backlash, Chrissy took to Twitter to issue an apology to Courtney, saying, “I’m mortified and sad at who I used to be. I was an insecure, attention seeking troll. I am ashamed and completely embarrassed at my behavior but that is nothing compared to how I made Courtney feel.” You can read Chrissy‘s full apology here.

Since issuing the apology, Chrissy has been silent on all social media.

Lil Nas X Rips His Pants While Performing on 'Saturday Night Live'

Lil Nas X had a major wardrobe malfunction during his Saturday Night Live performance!

On Saturday night, the 22-year-old made his debut as the musical guest during the season finale of the NBC sketch comedy series.

For his first performance, Lil Nas X performed his hit, new song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).”

Lil Nas X showed off his six-pack abs in a leather outfit as he danced seductively with shirtless male dancers.

At one point, Lil Nas X went to do some pole dancing, but he stopped short and put his hand over his crotch.

After his performance ended, Lil Nas X took to Twitter to reveal that his pants had split while he was dancing!

“NOT MY PANTS RIPPED ON LIVE ON TV,” Lil Nas X tweeted, before adding, “i wanted to do my pole routine so bad this what i get lmaoo”

Later in the show, Lil Nas X returned to the stage for a moving performance of his brand new single “Sun Goes Down.”