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    Jul 10, 2012

    Kristen Wiig On Leaving SNL And Loving Rain

    She also says a bunch of other things in an interview with Marie Claire, for which she graces the cover of the July issue.

    TESH / Via marieclaire.com

    On her final sketch:

    "It was a very surreal moment," she says. "You have all this stuff going on in your head, like, 'I can't believe seven years has gone by, and I'm going to miss all these people.' And I'm like, 'Oh, by the way, Mick Jagger is to my right, and I just danced a waltz with him.' So there's that."

    TESH / Via marieclaire.com

    On Leaving SNL after 7 seasons:

    “I know a lot of people probably assume, ‘Oh, she’s leaving because she is going to be doing movies now and things like that,’ which I will be. But I just always knew it was going to be seven and that was it. I think maybe if I were 22, I could see myself staying a little bit, but it just felt like the right time.” She continues: Still, “it was very emotional. I just wanted to get through it without breaking down in every sketch. Because nothing says comedy like breaking down.”

    TESH / Via marieclaire.com

    On auditioning for SNL:

    "I remember being so scared," she says, "that after I was done with those characters—if they made it on the show—that I wouldn't have any other ideas."

    TESH / Via marieclaire.com

    On the weather:

    "I love the rain. It's my favorite weather. I feel like it cleans the city a little bit."

    There you have it: she loves the rain.

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