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“I came to a reckoning that (pretending to be other people) is in fact such a real, huge chunk of the way I communicate. I thought it was something I was putting on to disguise something else, but it’s not.”
Wiig was interviewed by Will Ferrell, he asked her about the first time she appeared on “Saturday Night Live.” Said Wiig: “I was scared that I was going to freeze or swear or pass out.”
“I get so psychotically attached to all of my characters, and I fight for them in probably the most annoying way. I hear myself saying. ... ‘She wouldn’t phrase it that way.’ I know it’s such an actor-y thing, but I feel it to my core: I have to represent the woman I’m getting to be. Even if she’s fictitious, she’s always real to me: three-dimensional, flawed, loving, screwed-up, as real women are.”
“I just knew that I was funny, and I knew that it was just a matter of time. I didn’t know what was going to actually happen -- this is definitely way bigger than I thought -- but I knew there was no way I was going to be that funny and nobody was going to notice it.”
ELLE's Women in Comedy issue will be available June 21.