Updated: In a newly-released letter, a variety of past and present female staffers of “Saturday Night Live
” have offered their solidarity for former cast member and current U.S. senator Al Franken, recently accused of groping two women, once in 2010 and once in 2006. The letter is titled “SNL
Women Offer Solidarity in Support of Al Franken” and, per the Boston Globe, offers a full list of signees, which include writers, performers, and producers, amongst others associated with the NBC sketch comedy series. Of those listed, only three are current crew members.
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The letter makes notes of just one allegation against Franken
, and reads in part, “What Al did was stupid and foolish, and we think it was appropriate for him to apologize to Ms Tweeden, and to the public,” before adding, “We know Al as