‘SNL’ Cast, Austin Butler Sing Farewell To Cecily Strong With ‘Blue Christmas’

“SNL” host Austin Butler led the show’s forged in track during a effectiveness of “Blue Christmas” to spend tribute to departing cast member Cecily Strong on Saturday. (You can enjoy Butler and the forged sing together with Powerful underneath).

“Saturday Evening Live” confirmed by means of its social media accounts that it’d “send off” Powerful, who joined the demonstrate in 2012, on this weekend’s episode.

Robust beforehand didn’t appear in the opening credits of this season’s initial episode as she done in “The Look for for Indications of Clever Existence in the Universe” in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter famous.

She also took a split from the exhibit while filming “Schmigadoon!,” according to the amusement news web-site.

Longtime solid member Kenan Thompson opened Strong’s last sketch by addressing her exit “at RadioShack” and joked that she gave the retailer “eight unbelievable years” even with her 11 several years of provider.

Thompson later introduced out the “Elvis” actor, who Thompson deemed “casual Elvis,” to kick off a touching general performance of “Blue Christmas.”

You can enjoy Butler, who was later on joined by “SNL” cast users on phase, sing the Elvis Presley classic underneath.