First 'SNL' Latina Cast Member Caught Deleting Racist Tweets

Saturday Night Live” announced that Mexican-American comedian Melissa Villaseñor was hired as the show’s first Latina cast member ever on Sept. 12. The announcement was a seminal moment for representation of Latinos in comedy, but it was completely undercut on Sept. 17, when Grist justice writer Aura Bogado tweeted about Villaseñor suspiciously deleting over 2,000 tweets in less than a week.

I'm excited about the first latina on SNL but not gonna lie: deleting 2K tweets in...

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