You Go Girl! Tiffany Haddish Makes History As First Black Female Comedian To Host SNL

Tiffany Haddish has had a phenomenal year. She made history last weekend as the first black female comedian to host Saturday Night Live.’ 

“This was a fantastic evening, to be the very first African-American female stand-up comedian to host SNL. I’m so honored,” Tiffany said following her debut.

My #first time reading thru all the sketches for #SNL this Saturday, 11/11! #SheReady

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Including Haddish and former SNL cast member Maya Rudolph, just 12 Black women have hosted SNL to date — Gabourey Sidibe, Cicely Tyson, Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah, Rosario Dawson, Janet Jackson, Octavia Spencer, and Kerry Washington.

Haddish touched on her net worth in her monologue, Trump’s hair as well as sexual harassment. She stunned the crowd with a $4,000 Alexander McQueen gown. Yaaaaaaassssss!


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