Talk:Kristen Wiig

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That picture does not do her justice, whatsoever. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:17, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

I agree, not only is it unflattering, but more importantly, it is not representative of what Kristen Wiig normally looks like. Someone at least try to find a picture that accurately displays what she usually looks like. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:39, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

How do you want to know what she looks like normally? We all know her only from appearing in character, on shows or at events. That doesn't tell us anything about her personal style. As to the photograph, I think the only picture that would be unflattering, had to be one taken of her while being totally inebriated, which of course never has happened nor will in the future. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:30, 16 July 2010 (UTC)

Original Characters[edit]

Why do people keep removing the section which describes her original characters? Virtually every other SNL actor has this section. What harm is it doing? If you are going to remove the section of her Original Characters, then you MUST remove the section of her Celebrity Characters. Why is one more important than the other? This is so stupid. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:03, 20 February 2009 (UTC)

Because every single one of her SNL characters are extremely annoying. (talk) 22:40, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

Does that mean we are allowed to delete the pages for all the characters we find annoying? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:53, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

Content in articles must be verified as having been published in reliable third party sources. If you can find sources about the characters, appropriate length descriptions and commentary can be added. Without third party sources, content will likely be removed as a violation of WP:OR - the personal opinions and perspectives of wikipedia editors. Active Banana (talk) 16:26, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

Editing by someone claiming to be from Wiig's management company[edit]

FYI a series of edits including this one [1] appear to have been made by someone stating they are representing Wiig.

The content itself appears to be reliably sourced and non-libelous in nature and therefore simply the desire of the person involved to not have it made public is not adequate reason for removal (see WP:NPOV and WP:V and WP:WELLKNOWN "If an allegation or incident is notable, relevant, and well-documented, it belongs in the article—even if it is negative and the subject dislikes all mention of it."). I am however willing to hear arguements that the content is not helpful for a reader to understand the subject of the article (under WP:IINFO) or is somehow give excessive weight to the information (WP:UNDUE) or other policy based rationale. Active Banana (talk) 15:42, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

This content has been removed many, many times and this is the first time I have seen anyone claim to represent Wiig. Reliably sourced content is perfectly acceptable and we don't generally remove content that is reliably sourced to please an article subject. If the person wants to content OTRS and provide reliable proof that they are speaking for Wiig, then that is another matter entirely and not one that is left to editors to verify. Mentioning a former marriage is not a liability matter or contentious. Wildhartlivie (talk) 21:17, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
The content was also removed by Special:Contributions/Kayla_WKT. Active Banana (bananaphone 20:44, 20 December 2010 (UTC)

Original Research[edit]

Calling the movies she has appeared in "notable" without citing secondary sources is Original Research, so I have removed the word. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:53, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Early career[edit]

Wiig did get a job as a graphic artist in plastic surgery, but never showed up. She apparently had an epiphany days before starting at the job, and decided to move to LA to pursue a career in acting instead. [1] (talk) 22:33, 6 December 2010 (UTC)


  1. ^ Wiig's interview on Letterman dated 09/26/08


So, how is her last name pronounced? (It's two syllables, right?) And what is the origin of the name? For such an unusual name, I think we ought to include this information. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:31, 13 May 2011 (UTC) it is pronounced like wig —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:06, 14 May 2011 (UTC)

Issues with the current article[edit]

My edits were deleted earlier-- Kristen has looked over the article and found factual errors. Here's the email I got from her publicist,

First paragraph: Add in Knocked Up and Bored to Death after Bridesmaids. Early career: Remove Kristen working a # of jobs including working as a graphic artist in plastic surgery, where she showed patients what they would look like post-surgery. This is not true. Remove Jason Sudeikis’ quote. TV: Mindy Gracin is spelt wrong. It is actually Grayson. Add that Carey was nominated in the same category in 2010 AND 2011. Remove Wiig has accompanied Lorne Michaels while he auditions potential SNL players. This is not true. Film: Move ‘Wiig also had a lead role in Greg Mottola’s Paul’ from the last paragraph in the film section to the end of the first paragraph in the film section. Personal Life: Remove Kristen’s marriage to Hayes Hargrove. Awards: Would like to add in that Kristen won Best Comedy Actress at the first annual The Comedy Awards in 2011.

I'll change it back again and we can argue over this back and forth or you guys can stop messing with the article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by LadyUranus (talkcontribs) 19:13, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

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Celebrity impressions */ Removed BLP unsourced tag[edit]

Seriously, the policy is: "Unsourced or poorly sourced contentious material about living persons must be removed immediately from the article and its talk page, especially if potentially libellous." Emphasis added. Contentious? She does these on television. People have seen them. if you think there's an error in the list, edit it, but it's not contentious that she does these impressions, like it's not contentious she's on SNL. KD Tries Again (talk) 04:35, 2 January 2013 (UTC)KD Tries Again


hi I am in Healy zacharyHI I am zach lang — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:32, 22 August 2013 (UTC)

Roanoke College?[edit]

I just added a {{Citation needed}} tag regarding her attending Roanoke College. It appears this statement was added February 18, 2012:

The only reference I can find which does not sound as if it was derived from the Wikipedia article, is this one:

However, that article was written a few months after the statement was added to Wikipedia, so I'd like to see a reference that existed prior to February of 2012.


It would be interesting to write about her style making humour. I will try to look for it. Help needed/requested.--Tipar (talk) 22:19, 4 March 2016 (UTC)

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