Hader, best known for his celebrity impressions and the bizarre
"It was a hard decision but it has to happen at some point," the 34-year-old Hader told the paper. "It got to a point where I said, 'Maybe it's just time to go.'"
During his eight seasons on the show, Hader has become one of the most popular performers and even earned an Emmy nomination last year for supporting actor in a comedy series.
Hader isn't the only big name headed for the the exit door after "SNL's" 38th season. Sometime next year, "Weekend Update" anchor and head writer
And there is still some question about
According to Hader, there won't be an emotional farewell on Saturday, like departing star
He joked with the paper that his departure may feature a rendition of "Ruby Tuesday" and then they'll just bid goodbye to Wiig again.