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The Office's Ellie Kemper Is Married | Ellie Kemper

UpdatePosted 07/07/2012 08:55PM

Ellie Kemper Is Married!

Originally posted 07/07/2012 06:15PM

Ellie Kemper has finally swapped her bridesmaid dress for a wedding gown.

The actress, who stars on NBC's The Office, married longtime boyfriend Michael Koman Saturday in New York, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Kemper, 32, who also memorably shared screen time with Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph in 2011's Bridesmaids, confirmed her engagement to Koman in December on Conan. (Koman, a writer, previously worked for Conan O'Brien.)

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Kristen Wiig's Teary Saturday Night Live 'Graduation'

Originally posted 05/20/2012 01:10PM

For once, Saturday Night Live didn't go for laughs, instead ending its season with tears and hugs Saturday night.

In a surprise – and surprisingly emotional – send-off, cast members appeared to bid goodbye to key player Kristen Wiig. The Bridesmaids star's departure has long been rumored, but has yet to be confirmed by NBC.

Still, the farewell sentiment seemed clear: After host Mick Jagger introduced a class of "graduates," Wiig took the stage. Then one by one, her SNL costars joined her, each for a brief dance while musical guest Arcade Fire serenaded her with "She's a Rainbow" and "Ruby Tuesday."

Last to take a tearful Wiig for a spin: her boss, SNL producer Lorne Michaels.

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Tanning Mom Thought SNL Parody Was 'Hysterical'

Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil Thought SNL Parody Was 'Hysterical'

Originally posted 05/07/2012 10:15AM

Patricia Krentcil, the New Jersey woman who's become known as "Tanning Mom," is now laughing with her critics instead of lashing out at them.

Krentcil told the New York Post she was amused by Kristen Wiig's impersonation of her on Saturday Night Live this weekend.

"It was well done," Krentcil quipped, according to the Post. "The whole thing was hysterical."

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Kristen Wiig Plays 'Tanning Mom' on SNL

Originally posted 05/06/2012 10:45AM

"Tanning Mom" Patricia Krentcil has now officially had her moment in the sun: She's been lampooned on Saturday Night Live.

The joking around took place during the Weekend Update with Seth Meyers, when, in a trail of smoke, Kristen Wiig showed up at the news desk looking like Krentcil, the New Jersey mom who's pleaded not guilty to bringing her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning bed with her.

Expanding upon the real Krentcil's remarks to a reporter this week that critics of her look are "jealous," "fat" and "ugly," Wiig said, "Though I can't blame them for being jealous. I am alluring in a way they will never be."

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Hunger Games vs. Bridesmaids: Who Will Win Big at MTV Movie Awards?

MTV Movie Awards: Hunger Games and Bridesmaids Lead Nominations

Originally posted 05/01/2012 10:30AM

In her role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence takes on blood-thirsty mutts and killer bees (not to mention the expert Careers with killer instincts and good looks).

But can she take on the funny ladies of Bridesmaids?

Her bow and arrow won't help her much when her film goes head-to-head with the ensemble comedy at this year's MTV Movie Awards, where both The Hunger Games and Bridesmaids are nominated eight times (for movie of the year, best cast and breakthrough performance, among other categories).

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Jennifer Westfeldt's Celeb Crush: Bridesmaids Stars | Jennifer Westfeldt, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph

Jennifer Westfeldt's Celeb Crush: Bridesmaids Stars

Originally posted 03/09/2012 06:00PM

Jennifer Westfeldt may be dating one of Hollywood's hunkiest guysJon Hamm – but she admits to feeling butterflies over some other big talents: Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph.

Westfeldt, who wrote, directed, produced and stars in the new romantic drama Friends with Kids out on Friday, got close to the Bridesmaids stars while working on the new film.

"I have the biggest crush on both of them," Westfeldt, 42, tells PEOPLE.

"They are the kindest, most loving and supremely talented women. I respect these women so much."

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Watch Lindsay Lohan's Top Three SNL Moments | Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan Hosts Saturday Night Live: Her Top Three Moments

Originally posted 03/04/2012 12:00PM

Following years of personal and professional missteps, Lindsay Lohan made her return over the weekend, hosting Saturday Night Live in what has been billed as a comeback for the troubled actress.

Is she back on track? Judging by her sketch skills Saturday evening, Lohan may be ready for a second act.

Throughout the show, the actress, 25, poked fun at her troubles, including charges stemming from the $2,500 theft of a necklace.

PEOPLE recaps Lohan's three best moments from the show:

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How to Play the Bridesmaids' Drinking Game | Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2012

How to Play the Bridesmaids' Drinking Game

Originally posted 01/29/2012 10:10PM

That's one way to pass time during a two-hour awards ceremony.

The ladies of Bridesmaids enjoyed Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards one sip at a time with a game they invented that honors a filmmaker who's no stranger to winning the top prize: Martin Scorsese.

Taking the stage with beverages in-hand to present their film, which was nominated in the outstanding cast category, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Melissa McCarthy explained the rules to their drinking game of choice.

"You have to take a drink every time, and I mean every time, you hear the word 'Scorsese,' " McCarthy explained, a mini bottle of Grey Goose in her hands."You'd be surprised how much that comes up in just casual conversation because people like to throw that thing around."

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Melissa McCarthy Will Try Not to Swear at Glenn Close at Oscars | Glenn Close, Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy Will Try Not to Swear at Glenn Close at Oscars

Originally posted 01/24/2012 02:30PM

Melissa McCarthy wants a second chance to make a good impression on Glenn Close.

The newly-minted Best Supporting Actress nominee joked that she'll be thinking more carefully about what to say to the Albert Nobbs star – a Best Actress nominee at this year's Oscars – should they cross paths again at the ceremony.

"I hope I can figure out something else to say to Glenn Close other than 'Holy s––– you're Glenn Close,' " McCarthy told PEOPLE after getting her Oscar news Tuesday morning. "I just think she makes beautiful, smart, perfect decisions in her characters and roles she plays. She looms very large to me."

The Bridesmaids star, who won an Emmy earlier this year for Mike & Molly, admits she was flustered when she first encountered Close at the Golden Globes but is planning ahead for Oscar night.

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Naomi Watts Gets a Delicious (Vegetarian) Preview of Stella McCartney's N.Y.C. Store | Naomi Watts, Stella McCartney

Naomi Watts Gets a Delicious (Vegetarian) Preview of Stella McCartney's N.Y.C. Store

Originally posted 01/11/2012 06:00AM

Designer Stella McCartney celebrated the opening of her New York flagship store in Soho with her closest (celeb) pals – and a meat-free menu specially designed by Mario Batali.

Naomi Watts and Liv Tyler spent a lot of time talking together at the event, which also featured a Perrier-Jouët champagne fountain. The vegetarian dinner was playfully served on miniature boats, which floated through a customized table moat that also featured ice sculptures of New York City landmarks and a Manhattan skyline backdrop.

Other guests at the bash: newlyweds David Lauren and Lauren Bush Lauren, who chatted with L.A. Reid and his wife, and and Kristen Wiig.

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