'SNL' star Sarah Sherman gave a funny response to a TikToker who said the show had never hired a “hot woman.”

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Sarah Sherman on Late Night with Seth Meyers in 2022.



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To no one's surprise, “Saturday Night Live” Cast member Sarah Sherman has a great sense of humor when it comes to people commenting on her — and her colleagues' — physical appearance.

“I just found out I'm not sexy,” Sherman said books on her X page on Monday. “Please give me and my family the space to grieve privately and privately at this time.”

Sherman was responding to A video Posted in March — which has since gone viral — TikTok creator Jahelis said: “Am I the only one who noticed that SNL has never hired a hot woman?”

“I want to be clear,” Jahelis continued in the clip, “I'm not saying every woman who was an SNL cast member is ugly, it's just that none of them were sexy at all.”

Throughout the video, Jahelis reveals her opinion on a number of specific physical appearances of current and former “SNL” cast members, and questions whether the show makes deliberate choices based on appearance, promoting a “theory” that they “should be taken into account.” . Funny, you have to be funnier than you are sexy.”

Sherman's fellow “SNL” cast member Chloe Trost, too to publish In response to the video on TikTok, with a video of herself singing Christina Aguilera's empowering 2002 song “Beautiful.”

CNN has reached out to “SNL” and Jahelis for further comment.

On Tuesday, Jahless posted another video in which she read aloud a statement she sent to Newsweek in response to the “backlash” her video sparked, saying that if she had known the video would go viral, “maybe I would have expressed myself a little better.” ”

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“I expected to have a dialogue with my community, which is (accustomed to) my unfiltered opinions that rarely come from a place of hatred,” she said. But instead of apologizing, she also said she wanted to “double-emphasize” her initial point.

She went on to say that some of the “racially charged” comments from other users she received “are a perfect example of performative feminism that only cares about everyone being nice to each other” and “doesn't actually make changes that improve women's lives.”

In conclusion, she said: “I do not want to apologize to anyone and will continue to live in a world where Tina Fey looks like Megan Fox.”

While Trost and Sherman highlight the discourse, Fey and her colleague Amy Poehler in particular have long been champions of challenging sexual discourse in Hollywood and more generally.

Perhaps Buehler said it best in 2015 interview Along with Fey for Glamor. In response to a reader's question about fashion for the over-40s, she asked: “Wouldn't it be amazing if you could go a single day without mentioning what anyone looks like, or what you look like?”

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