During the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special show on Sunday night, Jerry Seinfeld took center stage to field questions from the audience. After calling on former SNL writer Larry David, he called on former cast member Ellen Cleghorne.
And Cleghorne had an interesting question:
The show's lack of diversity has gained a lot of attention in recent years, and was incorporated into sketches as well.
In December 2013, the show held an audition exclusively for black women. And currently, there are only two black female cast members, Leslie Jones and Sasheer Zamata.