During 40th Anniversary Show, ‘Saturday Night Live’ Mistreated Openly Conservative Former Castmember

During last weekend’s 40th anniversary show for NBC’s Saturday Night Live only one cast member was ignored and forced to sit in an overflow room instead of the main room where all the celebrities sat. Why was she mistreated like that you might ask? Some feel it is because she is the only cast member who is openly conservative in her politics.

Victoria Jackson is an openly pro-traditional marriage supporter who has gone to conservative political events since she left the long running TV show.

But Jackson was thoroughly mistreated at the SNL reunion show and many noticed.

Jackson, on her Facebook page, Twitter and in interviews, has mostly raved about Michaels and thanked the creator of SNL numerous times for hiring her in 1986, though she is also saying that she was the only castmember at Sunday’s event to be banished to an overflow room.

Some bloggers noted the oddity and were wondering if Michaels or someone else involved with the seating arrangements might have been sending a political message to Jackson, who is a Christian conservative, a Tea Party favorite and an extremely vocal critic of President Barack Obama.

While Jackson herself has been downplaying politics, she did speculate on a radio show Tuesday that her views about homosexuality might have played a role.

“I was the only castmember put in the overflow room,” Jackson told radio host Rusty Humphries. She said cast SNL alum Robert Smigel also noted that she was the only castmember in the lesser room.

Jackson later wrote: “So, it’s still a mystery. Did Lorne Michaels’ beautiful 20-year-old assistant make a mistake and hand me the wrong bracelet? Was I blacklisted for disagreeing with the president/media’s ideology? Was it because I am a Christian? Is it because I believe in the Biblical definition of marriage and publicly spoke out against homosexual themes in primetime TV shows? Is Lorne ashamed of me?”

What do you all think? Tell us in the comments.

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.

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