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Actually, Kristen Wiig is not glad to see you if you’re posting on Facebook.
Kristen Wiig doesn’t mind strolling a red carpet — but the “Bridesmaids” genius is no fan of her fans.
When she attended the recent “Secret Life of Walter Mitty” premiere in New York, Wiig was approached by a booster who asked to take a picture with her. The actress agreed — then politely issued a caveat about the candid.
“She took the photo with me, but asked, ‘Can you please not put it on Facebook,’ ” our tipster says. “I honored her request.”
Wiig doesn’t limit her “No post” rule to complete strangers. A while ago, we ran into the former “Saturday Night Live” star and she made the same request when we asked for a two-shot (yes, it’s cheesy to pose with celebs, but Wiig always seems like she could be a best bud).
“Do you promise you won’t Facebook or Instagram it?” she asked us.
We couldn’t help ourselves and tweeted it. Sorry, Kristen! So much for our budding friendship.
We’re not the only victims of Wiig’s Garbo-esque demand for privacy. Former “Real Housewives of New York” star Jill Zarin got the cold shutter after Lindsay Lohan’s “SNL” performance in 2012, when she ran into Wiig.
Zarin, a huge fan of Wiig’s who also doesn’t like to be told no, had approached her at the show’s “SNL’s” official after-party, and asked to take a snap with the star.
“A long negotiation took place between them,” one spy tells us. “It covered where the picture would end up and who would see it. Jill had to promise the comedian she’d keep it private.”
Insiders know Wiig’s apparent accessibility is just an act. Most “SNL” cast members exit through the main door at 30 Rock after the show, so fans can take pictures or get autographs. But Wiig was notorious for slipping out in a car though the underground garage because she didn’t want to pose with fans — and didn’t want to tell them no.
Overall, she seems to be doing a good job at keeping some fans happy while playing photo policewoman. A quick Internet search reveals very few pictures of her that were not taken for a sanctioned photo shoot or on a limited-access red carpet.
Even her official website, kristenwiig.com, features only a simple sketch of the star, with info on where to reach her agent and publicist — and this statement: “Kristen is not on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, MySpace or any other social networking website.”
Diddy’s next venture could be in TV reality land.
DIDDY READY TO FACE REALITY
Watch out, Kardashians, Diddy is looking to break into reality TV, making his posse the new first family of reality. After posting a video of his clan dancing to Beyoncé, his kids are getting attention, and he loves it. “Diddy is a marketing genius. He knows how much money the Kardashians have made. He now wants a piece of the pie,” a pal of his Diddyness tells Confidenti@l. “It was the huge response to his family holiday card that gave him the idea. He is aggressively pursuing his own family reality show.”
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Look for Nicole Scherzinger to be poppin’ up in ‘Pippin.’
‘PIPPIN’ EYES PUSSYCAT
Nicole Scherzinger is at the top of a short list of names to replace Tony Award-winning lead Patina Miller in the revival of “Pippin.”
The former Pussycat Doll is among the favorites of producers of the show, which The Daily News just named as one of the best of 2013. “It’s a 90% done deal,” one theater insider tells us. “She is a good singer, a great dancer and an amazing looker. However, most important, she will sell tickets.”
Mariah Carey, above at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting, is also a power in the ‘Nutcracker’ world.
THEATER’S NUTS ABOUT MARIAH
There won’t be a Golden Globe or an Oscar for Mariah Carey this year, but the diva has received her very own Nutty award. That’s not for acting bananas or a comment on her private life with hubby Nick Cannon — it’s the Goldstar Seventh Annual National Nutcracker Award. It was presented to Debbie Allen’s “The Hot Nutcracker” in Los Angeles, to which Mariah contributed original music. The nationwide competition brought together all productions of the holiday classic coast to coast to vie for the title of Best Nutcracker Production of the Year.
Elizabeth Winkler is making lots of progress, as a high-profile Beverly Hills therapist.
THERAPIST IS ALL THE TALK
“The Wolf of Wall Street” executive producer Irwin Winkler has a daughter-in-law who’s becoming a star in her own right. Elizabeth Winkler, married to Irwin’s son David, is an in-demand Beverly Hills therapist who’s been making the talk-show rounds promoting her business. “She did a few episodes of ‘Vanderpump Rules’ and has a lot of celebrity high-profile clients,” a source tells us. “She’s so beautiful. She’s the real Dr. Drew.”
The NBC halls are alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein projects after the success of ‘The Sound of Music’ (with Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer).
BIG ‘SOUND’ EFFECT
“The Sound of Music Live,” starring Carrie Underwood, was such a smash hit for NBC that the company that owns other Rodgers and Hammerstein hits are lobbying the network hard for another live musical — something like, oh, you know, the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “The King and I.” “This event was big for NBC, but the real winners are Rodgers and Hammerstein,” our source says. “They have made a fortune off the three networks airings.” NBC aired the live version twice, while ABC jumped on the bandwagon and aired the Julie Andrews oldie in response.
LEGGING IT OUT OF NYC
We can’t say we blame Anne Hathaway for opting to spend Christmas in Los Angeles. The actress arrived this week to sunny skies and a forecast for today of 78 degrees – more than double the temperature back home in Brooklyn. No wonder she was wearing such a big smile on her way out of the airport.