Tiffany Haddish On Life Before Fame: “Homeless, Hungry, Scared, & Hurt”

Tiffany Haddish On Life Before Fame: “Homeless, Hungry, Scared, & Hurt”

The actress hopes that sharing her story will inspire others.

The rise to fame and fortune is a road fraught with many challenges, to the many who thread it, they know it is anything but easy.  

Some celebrities come from families whose springboards them lives into the limelight, while most have to scrimp and scape to make their own way to the top.

Comedian Tiffany Haddish falls in the latter category, she was placed in foster care at a young age after her step-father tampered with her mother’s vehicle, this caused a major accident that resulted in severe brain damage for her mother. 

The Night School Star and her siblings were separated and placed into foster care at a very young age. To deal with her circumstance she used jokes as a means of coping, and as a teenager, under the advisement of her instructors, she began to study acting and stand-up comedy.

In a self-reflective post on Instagram earlier today, Tiffany recounts being homeless and hungry at one ping in her career.

The Girlfriendsactress shared a photo of herself performing stand-up with a caption that reads, 

“I look at this picture and want to cry tears of joy for this Girl. I remember that night. She was homeless, hungry, scared, and hurt. I promised her if she kept faith in God and Herself, We will get to a place where we will be Housed, Over Fed, Less Hurt and Fear Free.”

“I am so Grateful that she Believe,” she continued. “I am so Happy we have come this farand excited about where we will Go. Tiffany Sara Cornilia Haddish I Love and Approve of you and most of all God does too. You are perfect enough for both of us right now and always.”

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