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Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer Opens Up About Her Teenage Battle Against Leukemia

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Vanessa Bayer might be known for her hilarious impressions on Saturday Night Live, but before the comedian and former Make-A-Wish kid hit it big, she battled leukemia at just 15 years old.

"Being a sick child is obviously extremely difficult," says Bayer, now 33. "You're in hospitals all the time undergoing treatments, and you're not getting to do all of the things that other kids your age are doing."

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SNL's Colin Jost Spent a Few Hours Battling Time Warner Cable on Twitter Wednesday Night

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No one likes cable companies. Sometimes – though we might be projecting here – not even cable companies. But based on what happened Wednesday night, we now know at least one celebrity who's having a real problem with his cable company.

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VIDEO: Will Ferrell Shares SNL's Secret to Success

Originally posted 06/11/2015 03:30 PM

If you ask Will Ferrell, Saturday Night Live has a secret weapon.

In an exclusive clip from Live from New York!, the new documentary about SNL's 40-year history, the former cast member and two-time host shares what he believes to be the legendary sketch show's key to success.

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Who knew comedy was an extreme sport?

During a visit to Late Night with Seth Meyers on Wednesday, Taran Killam shares stories of the worst injuries he's received in his five seasons on Saturday Night Live.

The most recent one happened while Killam, 33, was filming a sketch called "Blazer," in which he plays an '80s-era cop.

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Amy Schumer on Sexism in Entertainment: 'I Think People Hate Women'

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Amy Schumer has a theory about the inherent inequality of women in show business: "I think people hate women."

In a roundtable of comedic actresses assembled for The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue, the Inside Amy Schumer creator and star adds, "I don't think they want to hear a woman talk for too long. A lot of people project their mom yelling a them."

Schumer continues, "My [career] has been about tricking people into listening. I'm not saying all men hate women, but there's such an aggression."

For the magazine's June 5 issue, THR sat down with Schumer, Lena Dunham, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Ellie Kemper, Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Black-ish's Tracee Ellis Ross and Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon to discuss the struggles of being a woman in entertainment and the sexism they've encountered throughout their careers.

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Rihanna Performs 'BBHMM' and 'American Oxygen' on SNL (VIDEO)



Rihanna took to Saturday Night Live this weekend, performing her two most recent singles, "Bitch Better Have My Money" and "American Oxygen."

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Saturday Night Live's season finale was this weekend, so that may have been one reason host Louis C.K. decided to push the boundaries in his show-opening monologue.

Sunday morning, though, he may be having second thoughts.

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How Leslie Jones Handles Her Twitter Haters (VIDEO)

Originally posted 05/13/2015 09:35 AM

Leslie Jones is aware that her Saturday Night Live moments aren't always well-received by the Twitter community. And she explained to Seth Meyers on Tuesday just how she deals with the haters.

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