Tiffany Haddish

Last updated

Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish at Incirlik (cropped 2).jpg
Haddish in 2013
Birth nameTiffany Cornilia Haddish
Born (1979-12-03) December 3, 1979 (age 44)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Medium
  • Stand-up
  • film
  • television
  • books
Nationality
  • American
Years active2000–present
Genres
Subject(s)
Spouse
William Stewart
(m. 2008;div. 2013)

Tiffany Cornilia Haddish [1] (born December 3, 1979) [2] is an American stand-up comedienne and actress. [3] Her breakthrough came in with a leading role in the comedy film Girls Trip (2017), which earned her several accolades and was included on The New Yorker 's list of the best film performances of the 21st century. [4] She was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2018, [5] and The Hollywood Reporter listed her among the 100 most powerful people in entertainment in both 2018 and 2019. [6]

Contents

After guest-starring on several television series and lead role on a cable drama, Haddish gained prominence for her roles in the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show (2015–2017), the TBS series The Last O.G. (2018–2020), and the Apple TV+ comedy series The Afterparty (2022–2023), portraying Detective Danner. She also executive produced and voiced Tuca in the Netflix/Adult Swim animated series Tuca & Bertie (2019–2022). Haddish also starred in films such as Keanu (2016), Night School (2018), Nobody's Fool (2018), The Kitchen (2019), Like a Boss (2020), and Here Today (2021).

She won a Primetime Emmy Award for hosting a Saturday Night Live episode (2017) and published a memoir, The Last Black Unicorn (2017). She also released the album Black Mitzvah in 2019, for which she won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album, making her the second African-American woman to win this prize after Whoopi Goldberg in 1986.

Early life

Haddish was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, California. [7] Her father, Tsihaye Reda Haddish, was an Eritrean Jew. [8] Her mother, Leola, was an African-American small business owner, from a Christian family. [9] [10] [11] [12] After Haddish's father left when she was three years old, her mother remarried and had Haddish's two half-sisters and two half-brothers. [13]

Tiffany's sister, Jasmine English, placed 7th in the TV show Claim to Fame , being voted out on August 15, 2022.[ citation needed ]

In 1988, while her family was living in Colton, California, [14] Haddish's mother Leola suffered severe brain damage in a car accident. It was believed to have caused Leola's schizophrenia; Haddish said her mother became quick-tempered, abusive and violent. [15] Haddish, then nine years old and the oldest of five siblings, became the family's primary caregiver. [15] It was around this time that Haddish became interested in humor. She said, "If I could make [Leola] laugh and turn her anger into some joy, I was less likely to get beat. Same thing in school: If I could make the kids laugh, they'd help me with my homework and protect me from other bullies." [16]

According to Haddish, her stepfather later told her he had tampered with the brakes on her mother's car, intending the wreck to kill Haddish, her siblings, and her mother so he could collect on their life insurance policies. However, the children chose to stay home that day, and the accident was not fatal for her mother. [17] [15]

When Haddish was 13, she and her siblings were put into foster care and temporarily separated from one another. While there, she used comedy to cope with being with unfamiliar people. [18] When she was 15, she and her siblings were reunited under their grandmother's care. At one point early in life, she was hospitalized with toxic shock syndrome. [14]

She attended George Ellery Hale Middle School in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and graduated from El Camino Real High School, also in Woodland Hills, where she was the school mascot. [14] She said she could not read very well until high school, but improved when she received tutoring from a teacher. [12] She also got into a lot of trouble at school, despite her award-winning participation in drama competitions presenting Shakespearean monologues. In 2018, Haddish stated that she had been raped at age 17 by a police cadet, which she says led to her aggressiveness in avoiding unwanted advances from men. [19] [20] After graduating from high school, Haddish was homeless, living in her car for a period of time. [21] [22]

In 1997, after her social worker gave her an ultimatum to attend either psychiatric therapy or the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp, the 17-year-old Haddish opted for comedy as an outlet for her pain. [14] [23] She says that the mentorship from many notable comedians—including Richard Pryor, Dane Cook, Charles Fleischer and the Wayans brothers—helped her discover a passion for comedy that "literally saved her life." [24] [14] She incorporates her life experiences in her sets, finding that it functions as a "safe space" for her. [14]

Haddish was accepted to New York University, but the tuition and her aversion to debt kept her from attending. She later attended Santa Monica College. [25] Prior to her onscreen success, she held a number of jobs, including customer service for Air New Zealand at Los Angeles International Airport and Alaska Airlines. [26] [27] She said she lived in her car during her twenties, in her early days of comedy. [24]

Career

2006–2017: Breakthrough with Girls Trip

Haddish's first break was a spot on the comedy competition Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? [28] She has appeared on such shows as Chelsea Lately , That's So Raven , My Name Is Earl , It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia , The Underground , Nick Cannon's Short Circuitz , @midnight , Just Jordan , In the Motherhood , Def Comedy Jam , Reality Bites Back and New Girl, and has starred in movies including Meet the Spartans and Janky Promoters . [29] In 2013, she had a recurring role on Real Husbands of Hollywood . In 2014, she was cast in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series If Loving You Is Wrong . [30] She left after the first season for a regular role on the NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show, where she starred as Nekeisha, the semi-estranged wife of Bobby Carmichael (Lil Rel Howery) for three seasons. [28] In 2016, she co-starred opposite Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key in the comedy film Keanu in the role of Hi C. [31]

Haddish at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Tiffany Haddish at MTV Awards.jpg
Haddish at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

In 2017, Haddish starred alongside Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah in the comedy film Girls Trip . [9] [32] It received widely positive reviews from critics, attaining an approval rating of 91% on Rotten Tomatoes [33] and a "generally favorable reviews" score of 71 out of 100 from Metacritic. [34] Haddish was acclaimed for her performance as the loud happy-go-lucky Dina, with several critics likening her breakthrough to that of Melissa McCarthy. [35] [36] Katie Walsh of the Chicago Tribune proclaimed that "this is Haddish's movie, and will make her a star. It's clear from the moment she hits the screen..." [37] Further, Girls Trip grossed over $140 million worldwide against its production budget of $20 million to become the highest-grossing comedy film of 2017. [38] In 2021, Haddish's performance was included on The New Yorker's list of the best film performances of the 21st century. [4] The author of the list, Richard Brody, wrote that "...where most comedians, even improvising, appear to create a persona, Haddish imbues her work with the force of her own experience. If the seventeen-minute speech that she gave at the New York Film Critics Circle banquet in 2018 had been released as a film, it would have made my list, too. Both it and her performance in Girls Trip, as great as they are, only hint at the power of her inventive imagination." [4]

In August 2017, Haddish's stand-up comedy special Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood premiered on Showtime. [39] Reviewing the special for Vox , Caroline Framke stated, "Haddish is just really damn funny, and deserves a recommendation wherever we can give it to her... [She] unleashes hilarious, filthy, and even moving anecdotes to tell the story of her life to this point, without anything holding her back, at long last." [40] Haddish also co-hosted the BET game show Face Value with Deon Cole. She hosted the November 11, 2017 episode of Saturday Night Live , making her the first African-American woman stand-up comedian to host the show; [41] it won her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. [42] Her memoir, The Last Black Unicorn (written with Tucker Max [43] ) was released in December 2017 by Simon & Schuster [44] and debuted at #15 on The New York Times best-seller list. [45]

2018–present: Night School and other roles

Beginning in 2018, Haddish starred opposite Tracy Morgan in the TBS sitcom The Last O.G. , her first lead in a sitcom. [46] Her 2018 film roles include a supporting part in Uncle Drew , and a lead role, opposite Kevin Hart, in the comedy Night School , reuniting with Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee. [47] In parallel, she starred in the Tyler Perry movie Nobody's Fool with Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Mehcad Brooks, Amber Riley and Whoopi Goldberg. The film received mixed reviews from critics and grossed over $33 million worldwide. [48] In 2018, Haddish signed a first-look deal with HBO [49] and was named one of the 100 most influential people in world by Time magazine. [5] In the same year, The Hollywood Reporter listed her among the 100 most powerful people in entertainment, and again in 2019. [6]

In 2019, Haddish voiced Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part ; Daisy in The Secret Life of Pets 2 ; and Tuca on the Netflix animated sitcom Tuca & Bertie , [50] which premiered in May. [51] Also that year, ABC revived Kids Say the Darndest Things with Haddish as host and producer. [52] It premiered on October 6 as part of a three-hour family-oriented block of programming. [53] In August 2019, Netflix premiered her new comedy special, Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready. In each episode, Haddish introduced one of her favorite stand-up comedians in order to give them mainstream exposure. [54] The series included stand-up sets from Chaunté Wayans, April Macie, Tracey Ashley, Aida Rodriguez, Flame Monroe and Marlo Williams. [54] [55] In 2020, Haddish starred in Like a Boss , the first studio comedy film of the 2020s, for Paramount Pictures, co-starring with Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek. [56]

Haddish was asked to host the 2021 Grammy Awards pre-telecast premiere ceremony, but turned down the request after the Recording Academy said she had to pay her own way. She explained that the academy would not cover her hair, makeup or wardrobe for the three-hour-long event, commenting: "All of that would have to come out of my pocket, [...] I don't know if this might mean I might not get nominated ever again, but I think it's disrespectful. [...] It's like a guy asking you on a date but telling you that you have to pay for it." [57] She won the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for Black Mitzvah, with the news being broken to her in the middle of a taping of Kids Say the Darndest Things. [58]

From 2021 to 2022, Haddish voiced Lady K, the head of a recording studio, in the animated series Karma's World . [59]

Personal life

Haddish at the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets 2 in 2019 Tiffany Haddish (48013017808).jpg
Haddish at the premiere of The Secret Life of Pets 2 in 2019

Haddish married William Stewart in 2008. He helped her locate her once-estranged father, who walked her down the aisle at their wedding, which she described as "one of the happiest days of [her] life". [60] She filed for divorce in Los Angeles County in 2011; it was finalized in 2013. [9] [61] Haddish was in a relationship with rapper Common from mid-2020 to November 2021. [62]

Haddish became a naturalized Eritrean citizen on May 22, 2019, while taking part in festivities there commemorating the 28th anniversary of Eritrean independence from Ethiopia. [63] She first visited the country in 2018 to bury her Eritrean father, who came to the U.S. as a refugee, and to connect with her relatives. [63] [64] [8] Haddish has been criticized for her support of dictator Isaias Afwerki, who has been the head of the totalitarian one-party state since its inception. [65] [66]

In 2017, Haddish revealed that she had briefly dabbled in Scientology. [9] [67]

Haddish, whose late father was Jewish, had her bat mitzvah ceremony in December 2019 at the age of 40. [68] [69] [70] [71] The ceremony was conducted by Reform rabbi Susan Silverman, sister of comedian Sarah Silverman; also attending was comedian Billy Crystal, who had given Haddish close personal support and encouragement regarding her conversion to Judaism. [64] [72]

Foster care activism

Haddish partnered with Living Advantage, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the welfare of foster youth, for her Suitcase Drive for Foster Youth, where she collected suitcases in which foster youth can keep their belongings. [73] She volunteers at the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp. [14] Her She Ready Foundation also helps foster care programs. [74]

DUI arrests

On January 14, 2022, Haddish was arrested in Peachtree City, Georgia, on a charge of DUI, as police suspected she was under the influence of marijuana. Around 4:00 a.m., police received a 911 call of a driver who had fallen asleep behind the wheel on Highway 74. Police located Haddish, driving the vehicle described to the 911 operator, as she was attempting to pull into the driveway of a residence in an Atlanta suburb. She was booked at Fayette County Jail and later released the same day on a $1,666 bond. [75] At the time, Haddish was in the area to take part in filming for Haunted Mansion . [76]

On November 24, 2023, Haddish was arrested for a second alleged DUI. The arrest came after the Beverly Hills Police Department received a call at 5:45 a.m. of a woman unresponsive at the wheel on Beverly Drive.

Child sexual abuse allegation

On August 30, 2022, Haddish and fellow comedian Aries Spears were sued for alleged grooming and sexual abuse of two minors. According to the lawsuit, the children were recruited to film several comedy skits and were asked to perform sexually suggestive content. Tiffany Haddish's attorney, Andrew Brettler, released a statement saying the lawsuit had no merit. [77] [78] [79]

Haddish responded in an Instagram post stating that she deeply regretted agreeing to act in a skit that she said was meant to be comedic but was "not funny at all". [80] Several weeks later, "Jane Doe" filed to have the charge against both Haddish and Spears dismissed with prejudice, stating, "My family and I have known Tiffany Haddish for many years – and we now know that she would never harm me or my brother or help anyone else do anything that could harm us. We wish Tiffany the best and are glad that we can all put this behind us." [81] [82]

Filmography

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryProjectResultRef.
2019 Grammy Awards Best Spoken Word Album The Last Black UnicornNominated [83]
2021 Best Comedy Album Black MitzvahWon [84]
2018 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Saturday Night Live: Tiffany Haddish/Taylor SwiftWon [85]
2020 Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) Tiffany Haddish: Black MitzvahNominated

Bibliography

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jennifer Coolidge</span> American actress (born 1961)

Jennifer Coolidge is an American actress. A character actress with performances across screen and television, primarily in the comedy genre, Coolidge is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2023, Coolidge was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

<i>Kids Say the Darndest Things</i> American comedy television series

Kids Say the Darndest Things is an American comedy series originally hosted by Art Linkletter from 1959-1967, and then later reprised by Bill Cosby on CBS as hour-long specials on May 16 & November 14, 1997, followed by a weekly series from January 9, 1998, to June 23, 2000. A revival hosted by Tiffany Haddish aired on ABC from October 6, 2019, to January 19, 2020. ABC cancelled the revival after one season. However, the revival moved to CBS, its original network, from May 5 to June 23, 2021, with Haddish returning as host.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tika Sumpter</span> American actress (born 1980)

Euphemia LatiQue"Tika" Sumpter is an American actress and producer. Sumpter began her career as the host of Best Friend's Date. From 2005 to 2010, she appeared in the daytime soap opera One Life to Live. In 2010, she made her film debut in Stomp the Yard: Homecoming and later featured in supporting roles for What's Your Number? (2011), Sparkle (2012), and A Madea Christmas (2013).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Iliza Shlesinger</span> American comedian and actress (born 1983)

Iliza Vie Shlesinger is an American stand-up comedian, actress and television host. She was the 2008 winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing and went on to host the syndicated dating show Excused from 2011 to 2013. As well, she has hosted the TBS game show Separation Anxiety.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">April Macie</span> American comedian

April Macie is an American comedian, television personality, writer, and actress. She won Howard Stern's "Hottest and Funniest Chick" contest and appeared in the fourth season of NBC's reality series Last Comic Standing.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Zoey Deutch</span> American actress (born 1994)

Zoey Francis Chaya Thompson Deutch is an American actress. She is daughter of director Howard Deutch and actress-director Lea Thompson. She gained recognition for her roles in the film Everybody Wants Some!!, the Netflix comedy series The Politician, and the romantic comedy film Set It Up.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fred Hechinger</span> American actor (born 1999)

Fred Hechinger is an American actor. He began his career with supporting roles in such films as the coming-of-age film Eighth Grade (2018), the period drama News of the World (2020), and the psychological thriller The Woman in the Window (2021). Also in 2021, he starred in the Netflix horror The Fear Street Trilogy (2021) and the first season of the HBO anthology series The White Lotus (2021). He has since portrayed Seth Warshavsky in the miniseries Pam & Tommy (2022).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Issa Rae</span> American actress and writer (born 1985)

Jo-Issa Rae Diop, credited professionally as Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, and producer. Rae first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. Since 2011, Rae has continued to develop her YouTube channel, which features various short films, web series, and other content created by black people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bresha Webb</span> American actress (born 1984)

Bresha Webb is an American actress. She is known for her starring roles as Immunique Jefferson in the TV One comedy series Love That Girl! (2010–14) and as Renee Ross in the Starz comedy series, Run the World (2021–23). She has also had significant roles in the films Meet the Blacks (2016) and its 2021 sequel, Sextuplets (2019), and A Fall from Grace (2020).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Lilly Singh</span> Canadian YouTuber, actress and comedian (born 1988)

Lilly Saini Singh is a Canadian YouTuber, television host, comedian, actress and writer. Singh began making YouTube videos in 2010. She originally appeared under the pseudonym Superwoman, her YouTube username until 2019. In 2016, she was included in Forbes list of world's highest paid YouTubers ranking third and earning a reported $7.5 million. By 2017, she was ranked tenth on the Forbes list of the world's highest-paid YouTube stars, earning a reported $10.5 million; as of February 2022 she has 14.7 million subscribers and over three billion video views. Forbes named her one of the 40 most powerful people in comedy in 2019. She has received an MTV Fandom Award, four Streamy Awards, two Teen Choice Awards and a People's Choice Award. In addition, Singh has received nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award and two Canadian Screen Awards.

<i>Girls Trip</i> 2017 American film by Malcolm D. Lee

Girls Trip is a 2017 American comedy film starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, and Jada Pinkett Smith. The film is directed by Malcolm D. Lee and written by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, from a story by the pair and Erica Rivinoja, who based the script off their own experiences with their female friends.

<i>Night School</i> (2018 film) 2018 comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee

Night School is a 2018 American buddy comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee, produced with Will Packer and Kevin Hart, written by Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matt Kellard, Nicholas Stoller and John Hamburg, and starring Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, and Romany Malco with supporting roles done by Taran Killam, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Al Madrigal, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Keith David, Anne Winters, Fat Joe, Ben Schwartz, Yvonne Orji, and Bresha Webb. The story follows a group of adults who set out to earn their GEDs. The film was released in the United States by Universal Pictures on September 28, 2018, grossed over $103 million worldwide and received negative reviews from critics.

The 2017 African-American Film Critics Association Awards were announced on December 12, 2017, while the ceremony took place on February 7, 2018, at Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, California.

Tracy Yvonne Oliver is an American film and television writer, producer, director, and actress. Oliver originally starred in the web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl, before serving as a staff writer on ABC's The Neighbors and STARZ's Survivor's Remorse.

<i>Tuca & Bertie</i> American adult animated comedy television series

Tuca & Bertie is an American animated sitcom created by cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt for Netflix. It began streaming on May 3, 2019. It stars Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, with a supporting cast including Steven Yeun, John Early, Richard E. Grant, and Reggie Watts. The first season received positive reviews, and was cited as one of the best shows of 2019 by several publications. The show's central characters are two anthropomorphic female birds: Tuca the toucan and Bertie the song thrush. Episodes mainly focus on the two's relationships with each other and with their peers.

<i>The Kitchen</i> (2019 film) Film by Andrea Berloff

The Kitchen is a 2019 American crime film written and directed by Andrea Berloff in her directorial debut. It is based on the DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss as the wives of Irish American mobsters who take over organized crime operations in New York's Hell's Kitchen in the late 1970s, after the FBI arrests their husbands. The film also features Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d'Arcy James, Jeremy Bobb, Margo Martindale, Common, and Bill Camp in supporting roles.

<i>Like a Boss</i> (film) 2020 film by Miguel Arteta

Like a Boss is a 2020 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta, written by Sam Pitman and Adam Cole-Kelly, and starring Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek. The plot follows two friends who attempt to take back control of their cosmetics company from an industry titan.

<i>Bad Trip</i> (film) 2021 film directed by Kitao Sakurai

Bad Trip is a 2021 American hidden camera comedy film directed by Kitao Sakurai. The film follows two best friends who take a road trip from Florida to New York City so one of them can declare his love for his high school crush, all the while being chased by the other's criminal sister, whose car they have stolen for the trip.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tiffany Haddish filmography</span>

Tiffany Haddish is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and author. Her breakthrough came in 2017, when she garnered critical acclaim for her performance in the comedy film Girls Trip. Haddish has won a Primetime Emmy Award for her work as a host on a Saturday Night Live episode, and she has published a memoir, The Last Black Unicorn. She starred in the TBS series The Last O.G., and executive produced and voiced Tuca in the Netflix/Adult Swim animated series Tuca & Bertie. In 2021, she won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for her comedy album Black Mitzvah, making her the second African-American woman to win this prize after Whoopi Goldberg in 1986.

References

  1. Henderson, Cydney (April 25, 2019). "Tiffany Haddish shares a throwback photo of herself 'homeless, hungry, scared' before fame". USA Today . Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  2. Libbey, Peter (December 3, 2019). "What's on TV Tuesday: 'Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah' and 'Something Wild'". The New York Times . Retrieved March 15, 2020.
  3. Kwateng-Clark, Danielle (June 2, 2017). "The Cast of 'Girls Trip' Take Us on an Adventure in ESSENCE's July 2017 Issue". Essence .
  4. 1 2 3 "The Best Movie Performances of the Century So Far". The New Yorker. March 6, 2021. Retrieved February 20, 2022.
  5. 1 2 "Tiffany Haddish: The World's 100 Most Influential People". Time . Retrieved September 24, 2020.
  6. 1 2 Brower, Alison (September 20, 2018). "The Hollywood Reporter 100: The Most Powerful People in Entertainment 2018". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on September 20, 2018. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
    Brower, Alison (October 16, 2019). "The Hollywood Reporter 100: The Most Powerful People in Entertainment 2019". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on October 16, 2019. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  7. Desta, Yohana (July 21, 2017). "Girls Trip Star Tiffany Haddish Is the Funniest Person Alive Right Now". Vanity Fair .
  8. 1 2 Spiro, Amy. "Tiffany Haddish Talks About her Jewish Heritage". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  9. 1 2 3 4 DJ Envy; Yee, Angela; Charlamagne Tha God; Haddish, Tiffany (June 19, 2017). "Tiffany Haddish Speaks On Girls Trip, Escaping Death, Raising Her Siblings & More" (Video interview). The Breakfast Club . WWPR-FM. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021.
  10. Kwateng-Clark, Danielle (July 21, 2017). "5 Things To Know And Love About 'Girls Trip' Star Tiffany Haddish". Essence .
  11. Seabaugh, Julie (2016). "Best Breakout Comedian: Tiffany Haddish – Best of L.A. 2016". LA Weekly .
  12. 1 2 Irrera, Dom; Haddish, Tiffany (November 17, 2012). "Dom Irrera Live from The Laugh Factory with Tiffany Haddish" (Video interview (comedy podcast)). Dom Irrera Live from The Laugh Factory. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021.
  13. Faris, Anna; Sarna, Sim; Haddish, Tiffany (May 9, 2016). "Episode #22 Tiffany Haddish!" (Podcast – audio). Anna Faris Is Unqualified .
  14. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Brennan, Neal; Kasher, Moshe; Haddish, Tiffany (January 7, 2015). "Tiffany Haddish" (Audio podcast). The Champs .
  15. 1 2 3 Haddish, Tiffany (December 5, 2017). The Last Black Unicorn (First Gallery Books hardcover ed.). New York. ISBN   9781501181825. OCLC   983269684.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  16. Miller Gerri. "Tiffany Haddish Celebrates Her Jewish Roots in 'Black Mitzvah'". Jewish Journal. December 3, 2019. December 5, 2019.
  17. Jeffries, Michael P. "The Remarkable Rise of Tiffany Haddish". The Atlantic . Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  18. Gomez, Patric (April 22, 2016). "The Carmichael Show's Tiffany Haddish: From Foster Care Kid to Sitcom Star". People .
  19. "Tiffany Haddish opens up about being raped at 17: 'I ended up going to counseling'". amp.usatoday.com.
  20. "Tiffany Haddish reveals she was raped at 17 by a police cadet". Fox News. July 31, 2018.
  21. Parker, Najja (March 14, 2016). "Tiffany Haddish Brings It All Full Circle". Ebony .
  22. Wieselman, Jarett (July 19, 2017). "Hollywood's Next Queen Of Comedy Has Arrived". BuzzFeed .
  23. Haddish, Tiffany (December 2012). "Dreams Come True Through Laughter". Origin Magazine. No. 10. p. 57.
  24. 1 2 Miller, Liz Shannon (July 19, 2017). "Tiffany Haddish: Why The 'Girls Trip' Star Is This Year's Comedy Wonder Woman". IndieWire . Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  25. Tiffany Haddish Spreads the Joy – TigerBelly 229, archived from the original on December 21, 2021, retrieved January 27, 2020
  26. "Tiffany Haddish reveals former Air New Zealand job on Jimmy Kimmel". The New Zealand Herald . January 14, 2020. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  27. Desta, Yohana. "Girls Trip Star Tiffany Haddish Is the Funniest Person Alive Right Now". Vanity Fair . Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  28. 1 2 Anderson, Tre'vell (April 1, 2016). "'Dirty' comedian Tiffany Haddish searches for meaning on 'The Carmichael Show'". Los Angeles Times .
  29. Hyman, Devon (January 20, 2014). "Actress Tiffany Haddish - Beautiful, Talented, Funny & Smart". Parlé Magazine.
  30. Dalton, Deron (September 9, 2014). "OWN Drama 'If Loving You is Wrong' Explores Women's Desire to 'Swirl'". Lee Bailey's EURweb.
  31. Chang, Justin (March 13, 2016). "Film Review: 'Keanu'". Variety .
  32. Ford, Rebecca (June 24, 2016). "'Keanu' Actress Joins Universal's Comedy 'Girl Trip' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter .
  33. "Girls Trip (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. July 21, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  34. "Girls Trip reviews". Metacritic . CBS Interactive . Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  35. Galuppo, Mia (July 28, 2017). "'Girls Trip' Breakout Tiffany Haddish Dishes on Her Big Week". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  36. Debruge, Peter (July 12, 2017). "Film Review: 'Girls Trip'". Variety . Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  37. Walsh, Katie (July 19, 2017). "'Girls Trip' review: Raunchy but heartfelt female empowerment". Chicago Tribune . Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  38. "Girls Trip (2017) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved July 31, 2017.
  39. Anderson, Tre'vell (July 20, 2017). "With 'Girls Trip' and a comedy special, Tiffany Haddish's 'calling card' is open for the taking". Los Angeles Times .
  40. Framke, Caroline (August 27, 2017). "Tiffany Haddish's new standup special proves her Girls Trip breakout was no fluke – and overdue". Vox. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  41. Gibbs, Adrienne (November 11, 2017). "'Girls Trip' Breakout Star Tiffany Haddish Making History Hosting 'SNL'; Taylor Swift Performing". Forbes .
  42. Schaffstall, Katherine (September 8, 2018). "Tiffany Haddish Wins Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series – 2018 Creative Arts Emmys". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  43. Bennett, Laura (May 17, 2018). "How Tucker Max Went From Chronicling His Drunken Sexual Conquests to Ghostwriting Tiffany Haddish's Memoir". Slate . Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  44. "6 Most Shocking Details From Tiffany Haddish's Memoir". E! Online . December 5, 2017. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
  45. Cowles, Gregory (December 15, 2017). "Tiffany Haddish on Bar Mitzvahs, Pimping and Other Rites of Passage". The New York Times . ISSN   0362-4331 . Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  46. Goldberg, Lesley (May 10, 2017). "'The Carmichael Show' Breakout to Co-Star in TBS' Tracy Morgan Comedy". The Hollywood Reporter .
  47. "'Girls Trip' Breakout Tiffany Haddish Joins Kevin Hart in 'Night School' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter . August 17, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  48. "Nobody's Fool (2018)". Box Office Mojo . Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  49. Ryan, Maureen; Holloway, Daniel (January 24, 2018). "Tiffany Haddish Signs First-Look Deal With HBO (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety . Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  50. "Tiffany Haddish lands animated Netflix series from BoJack Horseman creators". Entertainment Weekly . Retrieved February 21, 2018.
  51. Schwartz, Dana (March 14, 2019). "Watch a first look at Netflix's new animated series starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong". Entertainment Weekly.
  52. Schneider, Michael (May 14, 2019). "Tiffany Haddish to Host 'Kids Say the Darndest Things' Revival for ABC". Variety . Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  53. Dove, Steve (May 14, 2019). "Tiffany Haddish Hosts a New Iteration of "Kids Say the Darndest Things" Premiering SUNDAY OCTOBER 6 8/7c on ABC". American Broadcasting Company . Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  54. 1 2 Kozell, Isaac (August 11, 2019). "How Tiffany Haddish Chose the Comedians for Her Netflix Stand-up Series". Vulture . Retrieved October 26, 2019.
  55. "Tiffany Haddish's New Standup Comedy Series Features a Mom You Need to Know About". Romper. August 13, 2019. Retrieved December 9, 2019.
  56. Fleming, Mike Jr. (October 23, 2017). "Paramount Lands Pitch Vehicle For 'Girls Trip' Breakout Tiffany Haddish". Deadline Hollywood . Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  57. Malkin, Marc (December 10, 2020). "Why Tiffany Haddish Turned Down Hosting the Grammys Pre-Telecast (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved December 10, 2020.
  58. Comedian's surprise reaction to Grammy win while working on set, CNN
  59. Milligan, Mercedes (September 23, 2021). "Trailer: 'Karma's World' Brings a Positive Beat to Netflix". Animation Magazine . Archived from the original on October 5, 2021. Retrieved April 18, 2022.
  60. "5 things to know about 'SNL' host Tiffany Haddish". ABC News . November 13, 2017. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  61. Burack, Emily. "Tiffany Haddish opens up about her upcoming bat mitzvah". The Times of Israel . Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  62. Fernández, Alexia; Leonard, Elizabeth (November 29, 2021). "Tiffany Haddish and Common Split After a Year Together: They're 'Too Busy for a Serious Relationship'". People . Archived from the original on November 30, 2021. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  63. 1 2 "U.S. comedienne Tiffany Haddish granted Eritrean citizenship". Africa News. May 23, 2019. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  64. 1 2 "She's Sarah Silverman's Sister — and Just Officiated Tiffany Haddish's Bat Mitzvah". December 5, 2019.
  65. Marchese, David (August 23, 2021). "Tiffany Haddish Would Like to Share Some Facts About Shark Sex". The New York Times. Retrieved September 2, 2022.
  66. Tsehaye, Vanessa (March 4, 2020). "Tiffany Haddish Praised Eritrea's Dictator. Then She Doubled Down In DMs With Young Eritrean Americans". BuzzFeed News. Retrieved September 2, 2022.
  67. Tiffany Haddish - Becoming "The Last Black Unicorn" - Extended Interview: The Daily Show. December 9, 2017. Event occurs at 3:20. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  68. Diseko, Lebo (December 16, 2019). "Tiffany Haddish's Black Mitzvah and her journey of Jewish discovery". BBC Online . Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  69. "Everything to know about Tiffany Haddish's new Netflix comedy special, 'Black Mitzvah'". Newsweek . December 2, 2019.
  70. "Tiffany Haddish on How Judaism Guides Her Choice of Roles". January 28, 2022.
  71. Burack, Emily (November 22, 2019). "Tiffany Haddish Loves Being Jewish. We Talked to Her About It. - Alma". Heyalma.com. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  72. "Full Video: Jay Z & Others Accused Of Doing Something Shocking To Singer The Bullitts". YouTube . May 21, 2020. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021.
  73. "Actress Tiffany Haddish to be Honored at "Intro to Robo" Event for Work in Foster Youth Advocacy". Los Angeles - Living Advantage, Inc. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  74. "TIFFANY HADDISH SURPRISES GIRLS AND STAFF AT L.A. COUNTY JUVENILE PROBATION CAMP". Los Angeles Sentinel . February 7, 2019.
  75. "Tiffany Haddish Arrested for DUI in Georgia, Allegedly Asleep at the Wheel". TMZ. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
  76. Patten, Dominic (January 14, 2022). "Tiffany Haddish Arrested On Suspected DUI In Georgia; Filming 'Haunted Mansion' In The Peach State". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 14, 2022.
  77. Bradley, Laura (September 2022). "Comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears Accused of Child Sexual Abuse". The Daily Beast . Retrieved September 1, 2022.
  78. "Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears Face Child Sexual Abuse Allegations, Her Lawyer Responds". Complex . Retrieved September 1, 2022.
  79. Veltman, Chloe (September 2, 2022). "Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears are accused of child abuse in a lawsuit". NPR . Retrieved September 3, 2022.
  80. VanHoose, Benjamin (September 5, 2022). "Tiffany Haddish Breaks Silence on Molestation Allegations: 'I Know People Have a Bunch of Questions'". People . Dotdash Meredith . Retrieved September 5, 2022.
  81. "TIFFANY HADDISH & ARIES SPEARS CHILD MOLESTATION SUIT DISMISSED...Jane Doe Speaks Out". TMZ . Fox Entertainment. September 20, 2022. Retrieved September 22, 2022.
  82. Shanfeld, Ethan (September 20, 2022). "Tiffany Haddish Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed per Plaintiff's Demand". Variety . Penske Media Corporation . Retrieved September 22, 2022.
  83. "Grammys: Tiffany Haddish Nabs Best Spoken-Word Nomination". The Hollywood Reporter . December 7, 2018. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  84. "Grammy Nominations 2021". The New York Times. November 24, 2020.
  85. "Tiffany Haddish". Television Academy. Retrieved November 13, 2020.