Melissa Villaseñor says she left SNL due to panic attacks: 'I always felt like I was on the edge of a cliff'
The comic opens up about the mental health struggles that led to her departure ahead of season 48.
No, Cecily Strong did not quietly leave Saturday Night Live
Fans were quick to panic after the fan-favorite was notably absent from the season 48 premiere opening credits.
See every Saturday Night Live season 48 host and musical guest
Here's who's hosting SNL every week.
Melissa Villaseñor on how she celebrates her culture from SNL to her new book Whoops... I'm Awesome
The comic talks to EW about her new book, embracing her culture, how SNL shaped her — and where she hopes it will lead.
SNL stars Melissa Villaseñor, Alex Moffat, and Aristotle Athari are leaving the show
The three comedians won't be back for season 48.
Saturday Night Live recap: Selena Gomez has fun in her hosting debut
Though it was a lackluster penultimate episode, the former Disney darling gave a solid performance.