Comedian Tiffany Haddish knows the struggles of trying to be a women in the business: “These men will try you every single time.”
The funnywoman, who is fresh off hosting “Saturday Night Live,” talked with People about her new book “The Last Black Unicorn” where she details sexual harsssment in the comedy business and her own troubling past.
“It seemed like everybody wanted to get in my panties,” she told People. “It was constant defending and battling. These men will try you every single time.”
While Haddish, 38, did say “these men,” she was quick to make an exception with her dear pal Kevin Hart who encouraged her when she was homeless .
Haddish, who was molested as a teen by her foster father and suffered a miscarriage after her ex-husband abused her, stands her ground and was adamant that she wouldn’t sleep her way to the top.
Saturday Night Live airing November 11, 2017: Tiffany Haddish hosts the show.
“Once they figure out you’re strong and you don’t roll like that, then they start treating you like a colleague,” the “Girls Trip” star said.
She described how countless promoters told her “that to get on stage, I had to get on my back.”
Her response: “Hell no!”