Kristen Wiig

  • Aired:  05/12/11
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Kristen Wiig co-wrote "Bridesmaids" at her friend's house with chips, carrots and a how-to book. (5:52)

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK, MY GUEST

TONIGHT, VERY TALENTED AND FUNNY

YOU KNOW HER FROM "SATURDAY

NIGHT LIVE," THE NEW MOVIE IS

"BRIDESMAIDS".

>> WE'D LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO NO

LONGER LIVE WITH US ANYMORE.

>> WHAT?

WHAT DO YOU MEAN?

I DON'T GET IT.

>> THE THING IS IS WE DECIDED IT

WAS A BIT IMMATURE FOR GROWN-UP

BROTHERS AND SISTERS TO BE

LIVING TOGETHER WITH A ROOMMATE

AT OUR AGE.

IT'S ARE, ISN'T IT?

>> YEAH.

>> WE LOOK A BIT SILLY, DON'T

WE?

SO WE'RE ACTUALLY GOING TO

LIVING IT ALONE WITHOUT YOU.

>> YOU'RE MOVING OUT.

SHE'S NOT MOVING.

>> SHE WILL MOVE.

>> EVENTUALLY.

>> EVENTUALLY.

>> SHE HAS TO.

>> SHE'S TAKING IT IN.

>> YES.

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME KRISTEN

WIIG.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

HAD HAD THANK YOU FOR COMING.

THANK FOR BEING HERE.

NICE TOW TO SEE YOU.

>> THANK YOU, THANKS.

I FEEL SO RUDE BECAUSE I'M

PUTTING MY BACK TO PEOPLE.

>> Jon: NOT AT ALL, WE PUT

PEOPLE WE DON'T CARE FOR OVER

HERE.

>> OH,.

>> Jon: I'M FACING YOU, AND

YOU'RE LOVELY PEOPLE.

>> I LOVE THAT YOU HAVE HEAVY

METAL MUSIC PLAYING.

>> Jon: ASK THAT'S NOT A TAPE.

>> OH, YEAH.

( LAUGHTER )

WHERE,-- WHERE-- WHERE ARE THEY?

THERE THEY ARE?

>> Jon: IN THE OTHER ROOM, JUST

HANGING.

BIG BUDGET, BABY.

WE'RE MAKING IT HAPPEN.

CHAIM EXCITED FOR YOU.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: YOU MAY BE SUPERSTITIOUS

YOU MAY NOT CHECK THIS.

I LIKE TO GO ON ROTTEN TOMATOES.

YOU ARE AT, LIKE, 9,000% WITH

"BRIDESMAIDS"-- "BRIDESMAIDS"

IS-- LIKE, YOU HAVE THE KIND OF

ROTTEN TOMATOES HIGH RATING THAT

LIKE, DANIEL DAY LEWIS GETS WHEN

HE'S PLAYING SOMEONE WHO'S

DYING.

THIS IS-- THIS IS--

>> BECAUSE HE'S IN OUR MOVIE.

>> Jon: WHAT!

>> PLAYING SOMEONE WHO IS DYING.

NO.

EVERY COMEDY NEEDS SOMEONE WHO'S

DYING IN IT.

NO, THERE'S NOBODY DYING IN IT.

>> Jon: I THINK YOU JUST WROTE

ANOTHER COMEDY.

>> I THINK USUAL UNITE.

I COWRITE WROET THIS WITH MY

FRIEND ANNIE MEMOLO.

>> Jon: YOU MADE THAT UP.

>> I SWEAR, SHE'S REAL.

I SWEAR.

>> Jon: AND MY FRIEND--

>> SHE LIVES IN A CASTLE.

>> YEAH.

AND SHE CAN FLY.

AND SHE'S REAL.

>> Jon: SHE HAS A LIZARD ON HER

SHOULDER.

>> YES.

>> Jon: DID YOU GUYS-- IS THIS

SOMETHING THAT YOU-- THAT YOU

HAD PLANNED FOR A WHILE AND INC.

BAITED OR ONE NIGHT CAME UP

WITH?

>> WE HAD TALKED FOR A WHILE

ABOUT MAYBE WRITING SOMETHING,

AND AFTER I DID "KNOCKED UP,"

JUDD SAID-- HE'S A ONE-NAME GUY,

JUDD.

ASKED ME IF I WANTED TO WRITE

SOMETHING, AND HE'S LIKE, "YOU

CAN WRITE IT WITH YOURSELF.

YOU CAN WRITE IT WITH SOMEONE.

JUST PITCH ME IDEAS."

AND SO, YEAH.

IT WENT FROM THERE.

>> Jon: DID HE KNOW THAT YOU

WERE-- WHEN YOU FIRST GAVE IT TO

HIM, DID HE GO, "OH, THIS IS

GREAT?"

OR DID YOU THINK AT FIRST IT WAS

ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT PEOPLE

SAY LIKE AT AN L.A. PARTY LIKE,

HEY, DUDE, YOU SHOULD WRITE

SOMETHING?"

>> I TOOK HIM-- I DON'T KNOW,

MAYBE HE WAS JUST SAYING, THAT

BUT I TOOK HIM SERIOUSLY, AND I

SENT HIM A BUNCH OF E-MAILS.

>> Jon: AND HE SENT THEM BACK.

>> YEAH-- NO, HE WAS SERIOUS.

AND I TOLD HIM ABOUT THE IDEA,

AND HE WAS LIKE, "GREAT, JUST

START WRITING," ASK WE BOUGHT,

LIKE, "HOW TO WRITE A

SCREENPLAY" BOOK.

I'M NOT KIDDING.

WE REALLY DID.

I 21 HER HOUSE FOR THE FIRST DAY

AND SHE BOUGHT, LIKE, SHIPS AND

CARROTS, AND WE HAD THE BOOK AND

WE'RE LIKE, OKAY.

PAGE 30, WE HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT

THE STORY-- YEAH, ALL THAT

STUFF.

>> Jon: I'VE DONE THAT, AND IT

IS--

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: I WROTE A SCRIPT LIKE

THAT, THAT DID NOT-- FUNNY

STORY-- NO-- SO I GAVE IT TO--

AND HE DIDN'T MAKE IT.

IT WAS-- ALSO WITH ANNIE MEMOLO.

>> THAT MAKES SENSE.

>> Jon: IT'S CALLED "BAR

MITZVAH."

IT WAS FIVE JEWS, FRIENDS.

>> WAS THAT A LONG TIME AGO.

>> Jon:?

>> Jon: NO IT WAS ONE OF THOSE

LATE ONES.

CIRCUMCISION--

>> OKAY, OKAY.

>> Jon: NOTHING REALLY TO THINK

ABOUT.

( LAUGHTER )

>> I FEEL LIKE I WANT TO JUST

CHECK IN WITH THEM, AND MAKE

SURE THEY'RE --

>> I THINK SHE'S DOING VERY

WELL.

HOW DO YOU GUYS THINK?

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE )

>> I WISH YOU WOULD CUT TO THEM

AND IT WAS JUST EVERYONE LIKE...

( LAUGHTER )

HAD.

>> Jon: YOU KNOW WHAT'S SAD

SOMETIMES, BECAUSE WE HAVE

AUDIENCE WARM-UP.

>> RIGHT.

>> Jon: SO MY WHOLE LIFE I FEEL

IS A FAKED PEPPERELLY.

LIKE A GUY DOES COME IN-- LIKE I

ALMOST--

>> LIKE WHEN THEY CLAP FOR YOU

WHEN YOU COME OUT.

>> Jon: THE GUY SAID RIGHT

BEFORE I CAME OUT, "HEY, CLAP

FOR THIS MAN."

AND THEN I HAVE TO WALK OUT AND

PRETEND LIKE, WHAT?

A SURPRISE PARTY?

LIKE...

( LAUGHTER )

IT'S NOT RIGHT.

>> YOU GUYS WERE GOOD, THOUGH.

THEY'RE GOOD.

>> Jon: NO, THEY'RE VERY NICE.

YOU KNOW WHAT I WAS THINKING OF

DOING?

>> WHAT.

>> Jon: GETTING SOMEONE TO WARM

UP MY FAMILY AT HOME WHEN I COME

HOME.

( LAUGHTER )

WHEN I COME HOME, THEY REALLY

COULDN'T CARE LESS.

>> WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS HAVE

SOMEONE MAKE THEM TIRED SO WHEN

YOU GET THERE, THEY'RE LIKE,

"WE'RE GOING TO BED.

WE DON'T WANT TO HANG OUT."

>> Jon: WE'RE DONE.

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS WEEKEND

SNI FEEL-- THIS IS-- IT'S SO

GOOD, AND I WISH YOU SO MUCH

SUCCESS AND GOOD LUCK.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: YOU'RE SOY FUNNY.

>> THANKS.

>> Jon: AND JUST SO GOOD ON

"S.N.L.," AND EVERYTHING I'VE

SEEN NUAND I HOPE THIS THING

GOES CRAZY GANGBUSTERS FOR YOU.

AND I THINK IT.

>> THANK YOU, APPRECIATE IT.

>> Jon:

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