Brooks Wheelan is one of the band of white guys who were given nothing to do on Saturday Night Live this season so guess what? They fired him (along with other series newbies Noel Wells and John Milhiser)! Wheelan announced the news on his Twitter in typical self-deprecating comedian style:
Had a blast and loved every second of it. I’m totally honored to be able to make this next joke… FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT!
— Brooks Wheelan (@brookswheelan) July 14, 2014
The silver lining? Brooks can now lay claim to having joined a very exclusive club alongside Robert Downey Jr., Billy Crystal and Jenny Slate. They were also all fired from the sketch show after one season. A point director/producer Judd Apatow was kind enough to make:
And no matter what career path Brooks heads down now, we hope it’s a very public one, because we want more of this: