Kristen Wiig Always Had a Seven-Year Saturday Night Live Deadline

Actress Kristen Wiig arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards
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Kristen Wiig recently called it quits after her seventh season on Saturday Night Live, and it’s not because she wants to build on her big-screen success with Bridesmaids. “I know a lot of people probably assume, ‘Oh, she’s leaving because she is going to be doing movies now and things like that,’ which I will be,” Wiig tells Marie Claire. “But I just always knew it was going to be seven and that was it.” Meanwhile, her ex-colleague Seth Meyers is about to embark on his twelfth SNL season, unless he takes that Kelly Ripa job he says he doesn’t want

Kristen Wiig Always Had a 7-Year SNL Deadline