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Everything You Need To Know About Cecily Strong, The New Weekend Update Host On "Saturday Night Live"

Cecily Strong, or "The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started A Conversation With," was a standout performer in the 2012-2013 season. Get ready to see a lot more of her.

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And she has more characters in the works.

Strong has performed in the Above Average web-series "The Morning After."

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And also made great sketches prior to joining SNL.

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Strong studied improv at Second City and ImprovOlympic in Chicago, and has performed at the Chicago SketchFest, NYC Sketch Fest, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and TBS' Just For Laughs.

She'll even talk openly about her bad shows.

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Seth Meyers congratulated the new co-host on twitter last night.

Very excited about the new Weekend Update co-anchor, @cecilybecily! http://t.co/kEgF8RvwfG

Seth Meyers

@sethmeyers

Very excited about the new Weekend Update co-anchor, @cecilybecily! http://t.co/kEgF8RvwfG

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As for The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with, it's prob safe to assume that she died somewhere, mid-conversation.

Seth Meyers

@sethmeyers

As for The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with, it's prob safe to assume that she died somewhere, mid-conversation.

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Thank you times a million for the nice words! I'm excited and crazy terrified and so honored to follow in the footsteps of my heroes! Daaang

Cecily Strong

@cecilybecily

Thank you times a million for the nice words! I'm excited and crazy terrified and so honored to follow in the footsteps of my heroes! Daaang

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