Sasheer Zamata Joins Saturday Night Live
Controversy came about in late 2013 from Saturday Night Live, cast members Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharaoh addressed the issue. Thompson said, “it’s just a tough part of the business, they just never find any [black woman] that are ready.”
But that has finally changed with the latest addition to the cast, Sasheer Zamata who will make her debut on January 18th, with rapper Drake pulling double duty as host and musical guest, according to Deadline.
Zamata is a New York-based stand up comedian, as well as a seasoned improv and sketch actress. She hosts a live weekly show at the Upright Citizens Brigade called School Night. Check out Zamata from the first season of the Inside Amy Schumer above.