Gillis is probably going the one one that was ever banned from the present earlier than he even obtained on the air. In 2019, Shane was slated to affix SNL‘s forged as one in every of their latest featured gamers, alongside Bowen Yang, Ego Nwodim, and Chloe Fineman. However shortly after it was introduced, upsetting clips of Gillis resurfaced. It was brought to light that on his podcast Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast, he made racist feedback and used racial slurs, in addition to making disparaging remarks about girls and folks of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood. Shortly after this went public, he was dropped from the forged.