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Kristen Wiig’s Peyton Manning impression is truly something to behold

‘I tried really hard.’


Michelle Jaworski


Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was just on The Tonight Show Wednesday night, but he valiantly returned with some help from Kristen Wiig.

Instead of showing up to promote her own movie, Wiig donned Manning’s uniform and walked out pretending to be him—still wearing the uniform days after the Super Bowl because it kept her warm. She knew next to nothing about Manning, football, or what had happened on Sunday night, but she played along while staying in character. The audience chuckled, while Jimmy Fallon, as usual, completely lost it.

It all came to a head when “Manning” was asked to show off his skills as a passer. The result might be the most accurate part of the impression.

Screengrab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

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