Daily Dish: Casey Wilson Denies She was Fired from SNL for Being Fat
The curvy comedian sets the record straight
Rumors began to circulate this week that former Saturday Night Live star Casey Wilson had been axed from everyone’s favorite variety show due to her weight.
E! Online was the first to touch on the gossip, reporting that producers had told Wilson she needed to lose 30 lbs. over the summer otherwise she would be fired. The site claimed that she had failed to drop the weight, prompting said producers to show her the door.
Wilson, who joined the hilarious cast in 2008, finally put rumors to rest in an exclusive interview with People.
“I had an amazing time on SNL, and these rumors are completely untrue,” she said. “And to clarify, the issue isn’t that I’m too fat, it’s that I’m too phat. Can I get a WHAT-WHAT!”
We hear that! But seriously, Casey, what happened? (People)