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Kristen Wiig

Elle cover

1 Aug, 2014

iucmqoj5yku4ukjWiig appears on the cover of the August 2014 issue of Elle magazine. She talks about being naked in Welcome to Me and being categorized as a comedian.

It’s not necessarily a bad thing. You have to have some sort of context for a person to register in your brain, and I was introduced to the world as a cast member of SNL. But I’ve always wanted to do dramatic stuff, to write and direct, do a lot of different things. Comedy is where my heart lies, but there’s also something really satisfying about being able to step away with a small crew, become a character and get to know her for a few months at a time.