Tiffany Haddish Admits to Bombing During NYE Stand-up Routine

Tiffany Haddish Admits to Bombing New Year's Eve Stand-up Routine
Tiffany Haddish attends 'Nobody's Fool' New York Premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on October 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo Credit: Ron Adar /

After her breakout role in Girls Trip, comedian Tiffany Haddish spent nearly two years as a Hollywood darling and warming the hearts of many. On New Year’s Eve, however, the comedian botched her stand-up performance in Miami.

The following morning, Haddish, 39, confessed to not being at her best. “Yes this happened. I wish it was better Miami,” she tweeted along with a report from The Root titled “Tiffany Haddish Bombs, Drinks with Fans Instead.”

“I prayed on it and I have a strong feeling this will never happened again,” Haddish said.

According to the online magazine, the 39-year-old forgot some of her material and was booed by audience members.

Andrew Chestnut, a comedy show attendee, uploaded a video of himself heckling the comedian during her failing routine.

“I went to go see if @TiffanyHaddish was actually funny,” he captioned the clip. “I ended up doing this. Conclusion: She is not funny. Horrible show. In her defense, she said she was having a rough night.”

Chestnut claimed Haddish invited him on stage to tell jokes. The comedian also shared a bottle of vodka with the more understanding fans in the audience.

Several others also heavily criticized the Nobody’s Fool star for the misstep using the hashtag “#SheNotReady.”  Many people pointed to Katt Williams’ assertion that Haddish has “not proven the ability to tell jokes back to back for an hour,” during an interview on Atlanta’s V-103 in September.

Despite the negative criticism comedians including Kathy Griffin and Damon Wayans Jr. said bombing was a part of a comic’s career and defended Haddish.





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