Tiffany Haddish New Stand-Up Debut with Netflix
We loved her in Girls Trip, she even hosted the 2018 MTV Movie Awards. She is also co-starring in two new movies, Night School with Kevin Hart and Tyler Perry's Nobody’s Fool alongside Tika Sumpter. Now, Tiffany Haddish has her own Netflix Stand-Up special in the works. Tiffany Haddish’s life has not always been easy for her. At the age of 8, her mother was in a car accident that left her severely brain damaged, which lead Haddish and her three younger siblings into foster care. Growing up in foster care in South Los Angeles, California, Haddish talked about how she used laughter as a way for her to cope with her personal issues and classmates. At the age of 17, her high school caseworker gave her an ultimatum due to her ongoing trouble for disrupting classes. She either had to sign up for psychiatric therapy or attend a camp sponsored by Laugh Factory comedy club. From there, Haddish's future was set in stone. She began to find herself within the comedy community. In an interview with TampaBay.com, Haddish explained how her comedy and herself has changed. "As I matured, as I got comfortable in my skin, my comedy has transformed, for sure, especially the things I talk about that I'm sure a lot of comics would never talk about, like being in the foster care system. Like being in a very bad marriage. Like getting revenge on somebody and possibly incriminating myself." Her stand-up debut is set to air early 2019, which is set to be an hour long. Lisa Nishimura, VP of Original Documentary and Comedy at Netflix was quoted as saying: “Tiffany Haddish is a force, hilariously funny, brash and self-effacing, she’s an incredible artist who is winning over audiences while breaking barriers, and we are tremendously proud that she will showcase her formidable talent on Netflix.” Many people are very supportive and excited for Haddish’s comedy debut, including fellow Comedian Mo’Nique who recently wanted everyone to boycott Netflix due to what she believes was unfair treatment towards her. Even though, Haddish signed the same deal, Mo’Nique offered her support by tweeting “You’ve done nothing wrong my sister. You KEEP SHINING, I am proud of you. You keep doing what you’re doing. You are making it better for the next ones.” Tiffany Haddish’s stand-up special is just one of many others that Netflix has in the works. Netflix has previously worked with acts such as Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, and Mike Epps; and they currently have another special in the works that will highlight 47 comedians from all over the world to showcase their skills.