Kenan Thompson on Rebuilding His Friendship with Kel Mitchell

SNL’s Kenan Thompson appeared on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club. The comedian spoke about his come up in the business and being the longest-running cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Before making a name for himself, Kenan was a part of a working tandem with Kel Mitchell. The pair starred on Nickelodeon’s sketch show All That before landing their show Kenan & Kel. Kenan went on to dispel rumors that there was ever any longstanding issues between him and his former co-star. He told the hosts growing older and wanting to make names for themselves individually caused distance in their friendship.

“We had a long talk like a year or so ago,” Kenan said. “We reconnected and everything is great. His daughter is about to turn a year old and [his wife] just had a brand new baby. And the fact that I know these things about his life makes me feel like we’re close we should be.”

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You can hear Kenan speak about his relationship with Kel at the 23:30 mark.


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