Entertainment TV Aidy Bryant Gets 'SNL' Sendoff with Kisses from Bowen Yang and Michael Che: '10 Nice Years' Emmy nominee Aidy Bryant first joined Saturday Night Live during season 38 in 2012 By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is a Staff Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 22, 2022 01:47 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Aidy Bryant is saying goodbye to Saturday Night Live after 10 years. The actress and comedian, 35, marked the end of her SNL run over the weekend during the series' Natasha Lyonne-hosted episode. Bryant got a sweet sendoff during the show's Weekend Update segment, where she appeared alongside Bowen Yang for the duo's beloved "Trend Forecasters" bit. After showcasing which fruits are in for the summer, Bryant and Yang, 31, then spoke about time trends, where they broke character and subtly referenced Bryant's history with the late-night comedy sketch series. Kate McKinnon Says Goodbye to SNL with Emotional Farewell: 'Thanks for Letting Me Stay a While' "In: 10 nice years," Bryant said, as Yang added, "In: A friend I couldn't have done this without." For more on the Saturday Night Live season finale, listen below to our daily podcast PEOPLE Every Day. After Weekend Update host Michael Che asked about future trends, Bryant's character responded that "her best guys" bestowing her with a kiss was "in," which prompted Che, 39, and Yang to each smooch Bryant on the cheek. Bryant also appeared in two sketches with Kate McKinnon, who also bid farewell during the SNL season finale — their fan-favorite "Close Encounter" cold open and an ad for "Grey Adult Pigtails." Pete Davidson Bids Farewell to Saturday Night Live After 8 Years: 'SNL Is My Home' The Shrill actress first joined SNL back in 2012. She was later upped to a more prominent role during her second season on the series. Throughout her tenure, Bryant starred in an array of hilarious sketches and parodied many famous faces, among the likes of Ted Cruz, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and Wynonna Judd. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Bryant has been nominated for three Emmy Awards for her work on Saturday Night Live over the years, as well as a nomination for her Hulu series in 2021. In addition to Bryant and McKinnon, Saturday evening also marked the final episode for Pete Davidson and Kyle Mooney.