'Saturday Night Live': Fred Armisen confirms exit after 11 years

If you thought Fred Armisen left "Saturday Night Live" during May's Ben Affleck-hosted season finale, you weren't alone.But unlike fellow departing cast member Bill Hader, no one from NBC or "SNL" officially confirmed Armisen's exit. At least until Armisen commented on the departure in an interview that ran Friday on the comedy website Splitsider."I think it's clear," Armisen says about his farewell sketch on the show in character as British rocker Ian Rubbish [video below]. "I didn't do any kind of official announcement, but I really felt like it was obvious. An ending that was a love letter to all the music I grew up with, and also to my friends and to 'SNL' and to Lorne and to the cast. There was a lot of emotion attached to it, but it was a very positive emotion."Armisen reveals he felt it was a "very healthy good time" to leave and that he wanted to spend...


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