The singer was her own harshest critic, but fans quickly set Mimi straight.
The "Killing Eve" star and former "SNL" host said she was "glad to see" the show's new hire dismissed for his racist and homophobic slurs.
Schneider, a former "SNL" star, tweeted that the Asian-slurring Gillis was a victim of "cultural unforgiveness."
The comedian had used an Asian slur in comments about the 2020 presidential hopeful.
Shane Gillis directed the slurs at people of Chinese descent and mocked comedians who have spoken about mental health.
The Democratic presidential candidate is inviting Shane Gillis to meet with him after the comedian's racist Asian jokes surfaced online.
The publication tweeted an article about "Saturday Night Live's" casting of Bowen Yang ― the first Chinese-American cast member -- but with a picture of Joel Kim Booster.
The comedian says he's happy to apologize to "anyone who's actually offended by anything I've said."
Shane Gillis' offensive jokes surfaced as people celebrated Bowen Yang, the third Asian person to make it to "SNL's" full cast in its 45-season history.
Prior to Yang, Rob Schneider and Fred Armisen were among the show's cast.
The comedian confirmed she's leaving the sketch comedy show ahead of its 45th season and gave shoutouts to the cast, crew and her fans.
Another familiar face, Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, has previously said he wouldn't reprise that role this fall.
The "SNL" comedian went on an expletive-ridden tear during his show at the University of Central Florida.
"Fleabag" star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge will make her SNL debut, with musical guest Taylor Swift.
“Gosh, I wish there was an ‘SNL’ show this week," said the "Saturday Night Live" star.
"They should find somebody who wants to do it," Baldwin said.