Saturday Night Live Involved In Massive #MeToo Scandal, Could Damage Show

One of the Hollywood liberal’s favorite shows, “Saturday Night Live,” is facing a #MeToo crisis that could haunt the hit show.
Former SNL actor Chris Kattan claims in a new book that the sketch comedy show’s creator Lorne Michaels pressured him to have sex with a director.
And no, it was not Michaels or a male director, it was a female director who made advances at him as she cast him in a new movie, The New York Post reported.
In his explosive memoir, “Baby, Don’t Hurt Me,” Kattan revealed Michaels encouraged him to have sex with Amy Heckerling so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film.
Kattan, then 27, said he initially rebuffed 43-year-old Heckerling’s advances, but relented following a “furious” call from Michaels claiming the director might back out of the project.
The secret dalliances with Heckerling ultimately put a strain on his relationship with co-star Ferrell, according to Kattan.

“I had tried to hide my relationship with Amy, not realizing how obvious it had been to everyone else, including Will (not to mention that Lorne told him about it in the first place),” Kattan wrote.
Heckerling ended up signing on as a producer on the movie, with John Fortenberry directing.
After the movie wrapped, Ferrell stopped responding to his calls and didn’t speak to him until they both returned to the “SNL” set for Season 23.
“So, I got all your messages, but I didn’t call you back because I didn’t want to talk to you,” Ferrell allegedly told Kattan.
“I don’t want to be your friend anymore. I’m going to be professional and still work with you on the show, but that’s it.” Ferrell said.
“I didn’t know or hadn’t let myself see until that moment that although the situation with Amy hadn’t directly involved Will, my actions and dishonesty had made him feel deceived and betrayed,” Kattan said in his book.
“And now everything Will and I had done and shared — everything that had made us feel like a team, that incredible amount of trust that been built up — was broken,” he said.
Mollie Heckerling, the daughter of the director, defended her mom in a lengthy statement on Twitter denying the accusations.
“During the actual shoot, [my mother] and Chris became close and he would call the house EVERY NIGHT to talk to her for hours about how he felt he wasn’t getting the best sketches on SNL,” she said.
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