Brooks Wheelan fired from 'SNL,' he says

Brooks Wheelan fired from 'SNL,' he says
Comedian Brooks Wheelan performs onstage at The Comedy Theater. Wheelan tweeted Monday that he was fired from "SNL." (FilmMagic / FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts And)

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Brooks Wheelan has been “fired” from the show, he announced on Twitter on Monday afternoon.

"Had a blast and loved every second of it. I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke... FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!" Wheelan tweeted.

The 27-year-old Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native gave no other information.

His next tweet was about wanting a can of Mountain Dew.

A representative of NBC said the show does not comment on casting changes.  

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