Kristen Wiig Has Retired Two of Her SNL Characters

WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 28: Co-producer/writer/actress Kristen Wiig arrives at the Premiere of Universal Pictures' "Bridesmaids" at the Mann Village Theatre on April 28, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images) Photo: Michael Buckner/2011 Getty Images

When you appear in as many Saturday Night Live sketches as Kristen Wiig does, you're bound to burn through some recurring characters in record time. And so it is that in a new interview with Time, Wiig reveals that there are two maxed-out recurring characters that she refuses to do anymore, even if Lorne Michaels requests them: ultracompetitive one-upper Penelope, and sociopathic schoolgirl Gilly. Does that welcome reluctance earn her Lorne's designation as one of the top three or four SNL cast members ever? [Time]