Kenan Thompson Recalls Kanye West Holding His Castmates 'Hostage' During 'SNL' Rant

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Kenan Thompson took to The Late Night Show With Seth Meyers on Monday evening to debate the success of his function on Saturday Night Live, his household, and the occasions behind Kanye West's immediately notorious SNL efficiency this previous weekend.

Though Thompson acknowledged that he didn't have a ton of display screen time on the episode, he stated he bought to witness "the circus unfold" whereas watching West's unaired pro-Trump rant backstage.

Referring to when West stopped his efficiency to carry forged members onto the stage to current his opinions on slavery and liberalism and his help for President Trump, Thompson stated, "I don't know if that's the second, essentially, to carry individuals hostage like that." He later added of his castmates who bought trapped onstage: "I felt so dangerous for these guys. It's onerous to stand there and never have the ability to debate anyone who's going up to now towards your private opinion as properly and simply stand there and take it."

Thompson additionally stated SNL is within the service enterprise and tries to stay honest always and doesn't decide musical friends or hosts who could be "loopy."

Watch Thompson's ideas on the efficiency in full beneath.