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'SNL' New Hire Shane Gillis's Racist Remarks Are Coming Back to Haunt Him

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Two steps forward and one step back? That's the tune a lot of comedy fans are whistling upon the announcement of the newest hires for Saturday Night Live's 45th season. The new featured players on the upcoming season include Bowen Yang — the first-ever openly gay Asian on the show and the first Chinese-American cast member — as well as Chloe Fineman and Shane Gillis.

But the choice of Shane was met with immediate backlash after the announcement due to racist and homophobic jokes he made on his podcast.

Here's what Shane Gillis said that has many calling him racist.