Saturday Night Live’s Most Notorious Cast Members

By Leslie Simon

This Sunday, NBC will celebrate the 4oth anniversary of Saturday Night Live, and the list of guest stars—Adam Sandler, Tina Fey, Justin Timberlake and Melissa McCarthy, just to name a few—has us giddier than when Wayne and Garth met Alice Cooper for the first time in Wayne’s World. “We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy!”

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Ever since SNL debuted on Oct. 11, 1975, it’s been a lightning rod for controversy, both on stage and off.

Below we’ve singled out some of the most infamous cast members who’ve continued to make headlines, for better or for worse.

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