By Nico Lang
Bowen Yang will make history in September when he joins the cast of Saturday Night Live. On Thursday, the long-running sketch comedy series announced that Yang is being promoted to a featured player role for its upcoming 45th season, along with comedian Shane Gillis and Groundlings alum Chloe Fineman. Yang joined the SNL writer’s room last season and made a splashy debut on the 30 Rock stage in March, playing dictator Kim Jong-un […]
How many queer kids will be able to look up to an openly gay man being on SNL again? And how many Asian kids will finally be able to see themselves represented on a TV institution? Couldn't be more excited for someone I've never met, congrats @bowenyang, https://t.co/oGJseT3s1u
— Benjamin Siemon (@BenjaminJS) September 12, 2019
Omg my favorite lip sync artist is now on SNL?!? 🙌🏾 congrats @bowenyang!!! ❤️❤️ PAN ASIAN PRIDE (sounds delicious?) !!!
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 12, 2019
when u gay pic.twitter.com/3q5yJHxIGP
— Bowen Yang 杨伯文 (@bowenyang) May 5, 2018