‘SNL’ Writer Colin Jost on How He Wrote Kristen Wiig’s Farewell Sketch

“I started [on SNL the same season as] Kristen [Wiig], and she came in as the one new female cast member and was great from the beginning. But it’s surprisingly rare that you know that a cast member is leaving, and until they really say they are, you always hope that they’re going to come back. So you never want to write a farewell for someone who might come back.”

SNL writer Colin Jost to Entertainment Weekly, giving the rundown on preparing Kristen Wiig’s memorable “She’s a Rainbow” goodbye sketch.

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