Why did Kate McKinnon leave 'SNL'?

Kate McKinnon began her part on 'SNL' in 2012

She left the show 10 years after staring in it.

Kate said the decision wasn't easy

She said it took her a "very long time"

she revealed this last week on "Live with Kelly and Ryan."

She said,"my body was tired, and I felt like it was time."

She holds the record for longest-running female cast member of the variety sketch show.

As of now,Kate will not return for season 48

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