Kristen Wiig: 'Paper Mag' Outtakes!
Here’s what 38-year-old actress and SNL funnywoman had to share:
On if she anticipated Bridesmaids‘ success: “It was like a baby that was cooking for almost five years. With comedy, you just never know, like with SNL. You can do a sketch that goes really well with the table, and then people are laughing at rehearsals, and then you do it at dress and it couldn’t be more silent. Comedy is just so personal and objective. And with the movie, we tried to mix the funny with having it be real and emotional … That’s a long way to say that yes, I was surprised by Bridesmaids‘ success.”
On her favorite SNL host so far: “It’s so hard to pick one, it’s like picking a favorite child. Let’s see … Maybe Jon Hamm [who also appeared in Bridesmaids]. I had heard before he hosted that he was into comedy, but we knew him only as [Mad Men's] Don Draper before the first show. And when he got there, everyone was just like, ‘holy sh–.’”
For more of Kristen‘s interview, check out PaperMag.com!