Poehler Bids Funny-Sad Farewell to SNL

New mom is leaving to focus on baby, online series, Office spinoff
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2008 10:45 AM CST

(Newser) – In her second week back from maternity leave, Amy Poehler bid a heartfelt goodbye to Saturday Night Live, reports Access Hollywood—and was promptly upstaged. As the actress became choked up, cast member Fred Armisen, playing blind New York Gov. David Paterson, wandered in front of the camera. Poehler finished her farewell from the edge of the screen.