LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — “Saturday Night Live” is bidding farewell to one of its most popular stars.
Leslie Jones is reportedly leaving “SNL” after five seasons.READ MORE: Reseda Residents Protest Tiny Home Community Being Built For Homeless
Jones started on the show as a writer before moving on-screen as a cast member.READ MORE: Jacob Alan Wright, 19, Arrested In Murders Of Rancho Cucamonga Woman, Her 8-Year-Old Daughter
People close to Jones say she is leaving to focus on a film career and her upcoming comedy special on Netflix.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Protest Digital Vaccine Cards At Orange County Board Of Supervisors Meeting
“SNL” kicks off Season 45 next month.