Michael Che is best known for his work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. He used to work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Saturday Night Live. In September 2014, he joined Saturday Night Live as a Weekend Update co-anchor, taking over for Cecily Strong and working alongside Colin Jost.
He grew up in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and had a job at a Toyota car dealership, where he helped customers for two years. In 2014, he even had a small role in the movie Top Five, playing one of Chris Rock’s character’s friends.
In 2013, Michael Che appeared in the film ‘Chinese Puzzle’ playing the role of Un passant. The following year, in 2014, he starred in two films – Lyle Threes and Top Five, portraying the characters Paul in the latter film.
What about Michael Che’s Homophobic rumors?
Che is not homophobic, but others are pointing out his transgressions. Michael joked about Caitlyn Jenner on Saturday Night Live’s ‘Weekend Update’.
Caitlyn Jenner, father of Kendall and Kylie Jenner is trans. He called Caitlyn by her birth name and outdated gender pronouns in the joke. This bring many LGBTQ persons to criticise Michael on social media.
Michael Che is also accused of homophobia by several. He made another contentious statement after the joke, which angered netizens even more. Netizens said the prank humiliated LGBTQ people by highlighting gay stereotypes.
Michael Che’s comedy was criticized for his tone
Michael Che tried to stop the joke, but many noted that he did not apologize. His public interactions with critics provoked criticism his contentious SNL jokes. These incidents do not indicate Michael Che is homophobic. Because comedy is relative.
All ages, races and communities watch stand-up comedy. Although people should be able to take a joke, it’s appropriate for them to anticipate less objectionable jokes from their favourite comedians. We hope these disputes will fade and humour will return. Through his comic career, Michael Che has proven his talent.
Know about Michael Che
Michael Campbell is the youngest of seven children in his family. He was born in Manhattan, New York City, and his parents are Rose and Nathaniel Campbell.
He has four older brothers and two older sisters. One of his brothers is currently a detective in the New York Police Department, while another brother used to work in law enforcement but has since retired. His dad named him after the famous revolutionary Che Guevara.