Kristen Wiig Leaves Saturday Night Live

It was an emotional last “Saturday Night Live” for Kristen Wiig.

In the show’s final sketch, guest host Mick Jagger played the principal at a high school graduation. He saluted Wiig, in cap and gown, as “one particular student” leaving this summer. She then danced with Jagger, fellow cast members and executive producer Lorne Michaels, to the tune of the Rolling Stones classic “She’s a Rainbow.”

The ensemble sang another Stones hit, “Ruby Tuesday,” with its line, “still I’m gonna miss you.”

NBC made no prior announcement, but Wiig’s exit comes as no surprise. The 38-year-old starred in and co-wrote “Bridesmaids,” and has six more films in some form of development.

Wiig joined Saturday Night Live in 2005, and became known for her spot-on impressions of celebrities like Kathie Lee Gifford, Kris Jenner and Bjork. She also created several popular characters, like Gilly, Target Lady and Mindy Grayson. During her seven seasons, Wiig earned three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. (AP)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: