(USA TODAY) After only one season on Saturday Night Live, cast member Brooks Wheelan tweeted he's off the show:
You may know him as "one of the new white guys" SNL added to the cast last year. He appeared in some Weekend Update sketches and a pretty funny bit with Edward Norton called Critter Control. Watch:
But Wheelan shouldn't worry about his comedy career. There are plenty of beloved comedians who didn't last long on
, as Judd Apatow pointed out on Twitter:
Here are three more recently fired SNL stars whose careers have long outlived their one-season stints on the show:
After being ousted after a season, Wilson went on to play Penny in cult favorite Happy Endings. Now, she's starring in new show Marry Me.
After cursing on-air during her first SNL episode, Slate's created the popular Marcel the Shell with Shoes on, had hilarious roles roles on Parks & Recreation and Kroll Show, voiced a character on Bob's Burgers and is the star of critically acclaimed (well, not by our critic) indie Obvious Child.