Sasheer Zamata Leaves 'SNL' After Four Years

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Sasheer Zamata as the 'New Bachelorette' in a recent 'SNL' segment. Last Saturday's season finale was Zamata's last appearance on the late-night show.

May 22 (UPI) -- Sasheer Zamata is not returning to Saturday Night Live for Season 43.

News of her departure after four years was first reported by ETOnline.com Sunday, then confirmed by Variety.

Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan also appeared on the sketch comedy show for the last time this weekend.

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Bayer's last 'SNL' appearance came in Saturday's Season 42 finale.

Zamata is best known for her impersonations of Rihanna, Michelle Obama, Lupita Nyong'o, Taraji P. Henson, Beyonce and Solange Knowles.

She posted on Instagram Sunday a photo of her smiling and being held up above the stage by SNL player Colin Jost and guest host Dwayne Johnson. "Wow. What a fantastic end to a fantastic season, thanks SNL," she captioned the picture.

Wow. What a fantastic end to a fantastic season, thanks SNL ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.

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