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SNL Star Michael Che Pays Rent For His Grandmother’s Entire Building After She Passes From Covid-19
Michael Che (photo via commons.wikipedia.org)

“Saturday Night Live” star and writer Michael Che has turned his grief into action to help others.

After his grandmother died from the coronavirus this month, on Instagram Wednesday Che offered to pay rent for all the residents in the apartment complex where she lived.

Che’s grandmother Martha died April 5 after contracting COVID-19. “I’m obviously very hurt and angry that she had to go through all that pain alone,” Che wrote at the time. “But I’m also happy that she’s not in pain anymore.”

During “SNL’s” home edition last weekend, Che paid tribute by signing off “Weekend Update” as “Martha’s grandbaby.”

Original article source: https://goodblacknews.org/2020/04/16/snl-star-michael-che-pays-rent-for-his-grandmothers-entire-building-after-she-passes-from-covid-19/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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