|Born||October 9, 1987|
|Hometown||Whittier, California, United States|
‘Night Court’ Revival Sets Guest Stars Including Pete Holmes, Melissa Villaseñor, Wendie Malick
- NBC’s upcoming “Night Court” revival has set a new slate of guest stars including Melissa Villaseñor, Faith Ford, Pete Holmes, Kurt Fuller, Stephanie Weir, Lyric Lewis, Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski. The news came during NBCUniversal’s presentation at the Television Critics Association’s winter 2023 press tour, where star and executive producer Melissa Rauch called “Night […]
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- CelebrityThe AV Club
Jennifer Lopez rejected Melissa Villaseñor’s SNL pitch due to important factual inaccuracies
Saturday Night Live doesn’t always have the stink of prejudice on it. Sometimes, it’s a nice sketch show where celebrities act in silly sketches that puncture their public persona. But for every “Veganville,” there’s an “Elon Musk as Wario.” That said, the hosts have a say over what sketches they’ll suit up for, meaning performers and writers better have their facts straight.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentGood Housekeeping
Former 'SNL' Star Melissa Villaseñor Sets the Record Straight About Why She Really Left
Melissa Villaseñor opened up about the real reason why she left 'SNL' in a new podcast episode, revealing that it was a personal "mental health" decision. Read what she said and how 'SNL' fans reacted.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentNY Daily News
Melissa Villaseñor says ‘Saturday Night Live’ departure was ‘about my mental health’
Melissa Villaseñor’s unexpected exit from “Saturday Night Live” was her choice, she says. The comedienne was among the eight cast members to leave ahead of the iconic sketch comedy series’ current 48th season, which kicked off Oct. 1. Citing mental health struggles as a major factor, Villaseñor opened up about making the decision to depart. “It was my decision. I gave myself a lot of time in ...Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentThe Wrap
Melissa Villaseñor Explains She Left ‘SNL’ to Focus on ‘My Mental Health’ After Panic Attacks
The comedian and expert impersonator departed the show this summer after six seasonsThanks for your feedback!
Melissa Villaseñor Says Panic Attacks Led To 'Super Hard' Exit From 'SNL'
The comedian made the decision to step away from the late-night sketch series after a six-season run.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentLA Times
Melissa Villaseñor left 'SNL' for mental health reasons after having panic attacks
'I always felt like I was on the edge of a cliff every week,' Melissa Villaseñor said of her mental state before she exited 'Saturday Night Live.'Thanks for your feedback!
- CelebrityEntertainment Weekly
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.Thanks for your feedback!
Melissa Villaseñor Says Leaving ‘SNL’ Was A “Mental Health” Decision
Former Saturday Night Live castmember Melissa Villaseñor opened up this week about her decision to leave the show, and it doesn’t sound like it was an easy one. “It was my decision,” Villaseñor told The Daily Beast’s Last Laugh podcast. She went on to explain the terms on which she departed in September. “I gave […]Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentRolling Stone
Why Melissa Villaseñor Walked Away From ‘SNL’: ‘ I Was on the Edge of a Cliff Every Week’
The actress known for her beloved impressions exited the show due to panic attacks and mental health strugglesThanks for your feedback!
Melissa Villaseñor Reveals She Was 'Struggling' with Her Mental Health Before Leaving Saturday Night Live
"Last season, I had a couple panic attacks. I was struggling, and I always felt like I was on the edge of a cliff every week," Melissa Villaseñor said of her time on Saturday Night LiveThanks for your feedback!