Kristen Wiig Has Retired Two of Her SNL Characters


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]