Tiffany Haddish shaves her head on Instagram Live

Tiffany Haddish debuted a stunning hair transformation as she shaved her head on Instagram Live.The Girls Trip star insisted she wasn’t suffering from any mental health problems as she took scissors and clippers to her long braids, after claiming she h…

Tiffany Haddish debuted a stunning hair transformation as she shaved her head on Instagram Live.

The Girls Trip star insisted she wasn’t suffering from any mental health problems as she took scissors and clippers to her long braids, after claiming she had wanted to do it for weeks.

“Cut my hair!” Haddish captioned a video of her live session on Instagram. “I cut all my hair off cause I want to see my scalp. I know my whole body I know where every mole is but I don’t know my Scalp. So hello scalp #SheReady to everything.”

Haddish, who had been sporting braids for the last two months, smiled in the video as she begins cutting her hair off in chunks.

“Why, when a woman decides, ‘Hey, I’m going to cut this hair off, because I want to see my scalp,’ she gotta have a mental problem?” the Like a Boss star said in a follow-up video on Instagram. “Nothing is wrong with my brain, guys. I’m not suffering from no emotional s**t, nothing. I’ve literally been talking about this for years, how I want to see my scalp. I know every single piece of my body… I’ve been talking about this for a long time.”

The 40-year-old said she was now free to focus on her other projects, including her fight for racial equality.

“I’m gonna use that same energy that I would’ve been putting into my hair into my mind,” Haddish shared. “It’s just going to give me more time to work on my body, get everything together.”

She concluded her final video with a message to those who had accused her of losing her mind for shaving her head.

“I have not. If anything I’ve gained so much mind, so much peace. And I still look better than you, b**ch,” she quipped.

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Tiffany Haddish turned down role in Top Five

Tiffany Haddish turned down a role in Chris Rock’s 2014 movie Top Five because it went against her morals.The actress, who rose to fame with 2017’s Girls Trip, has revealed she declined a role in a threesome scene in the comedy, which was written and d…

Tiffany Haddish turned down a role in Chris Rock’s 2014 movie Top Five because it went against her morals.

The actress, who rose to fame with 2017’s Girls Trip, has revealed she declined a role in a threesome scene in the comedy, which was written and directed by Rock, because it felt disrespectful and went against her standards.

“I remember that movie that Chris Rock did and it’s like he meets the two girls and they have a threesome and then Cedric (the Entertainer) gets in there and he’s supposed to ‘blah’ all over their faces…” she recalled to The Hollywood Reporter. “It was like, ‘Tiffany, they’re offering you the role.’ And I was like, ‘I don’t want that role. I’m a stand-up comedian and I don’t let people do that in my face in real life, so why would I do it in this movie?’ Like, you ought to have a little bit of respect for me, period. God made this face for a reason, and you’re not going to disrespect it.

“I feel like sometimes my representation tries to get me to go outside my lane, and if it is against my morals — and I do have some, I know I’m a little wild, but I do have standards — then somebody might get fired. It’s like, I’m a company, I’m a brand, and if you try to go against the policy of the company, you might not need to be working here anymore.”

The 40-year-old continued to explain that she mostly just stars in projects she’s producing via her She Ready production banner as she’s rarely inspired by the offers that come her way.

“The mama who’s been through something, whose kid ends up being hurt in some way and fighting for justice. And the baby’s sick or I’m trying to get out of jail,” she said, recalling the offers. “Like, no, I’m not doing that. I know people who live that, I’m not doing it. Unless it’s super, super good. The writing has to be impeccable. A lot of times it’s telling these stories that could be powerful, but the writing (is usually) garbage.”

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Tiffany Haddish holds virtual meeting to kickstart Girls Trip sequel

Tiffany Haddish isn’t letting social distancing halt work on a Girls Trip sequel.The actress, who found fame with her breakthrough role in the 2017 movie, revealed in a new interview with The Huffington Post that she recently had a group video call on …

Tiffany Haddish isn’t letting social distancing halt work on a Girls Trip sequel.

The actress, who found fame with her breakthrough role in the 2017 movie, revealed in a new interview with The Huffington Post that she recently had a group video call on Zoom with her co-stars Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, and Jada Pinkett Smith.

Accordingly, the conversation quickly turned to a sequel and why production hasn’t started yet, despite them all publicly declaring their interest in making a follow-up.

Haddish then explained that the project hasn’t been greenlit by executives at Universal Pictures because they are waiting for a script, and shared that Tracy Oliver, who co-wrote the original with Kenya Barris, has a treatment ready to go.

“Then it was like, ‘Oh, you guys want too much money,'” the 40-year-old added.

During their group call, Haddish and her co-stars decided to forge ahead on their own and have planned to meet on Zoom on Friday to start writing the script together.

“We might decide not to even make it Girls Trip… Maybe we’ll do a different story just in case no one wants to make Girls Trip 2,” she commented.

The original movie followed lifestyle guru Ryan Pierce, played by Hall, as she travelled to the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans to serve as a keynote speaker with her friends in tow.

Elsewhere in the chat, Haddish also opened up about life in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“I have a garden. I’ve got plenty of food in the freezer. I got Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime; I’ve got cable. I have a room that I’ve got to clean out. I have so many bills that are a year old that I just paid online,” she joked.

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Tiffany Haddish never had acne until she started making movies

Tiffany Haddish only began to suffer from acne after her movie career took off. The 40-year-old actress made her breakthrough in movies with her scene-stealing role in 2017’s Girls Trip, and has been working non-stop ever since, with appearances in fi…

Tiffany Haddish only began to suffer from acne after her movie career took off.

The 40-year-old actress made her breakthrough in movies with her scene-stealing role in 2017’s Girls Trip, and has been working non-stop ever since, with appearances in films such as Night School, Nobody’s Fool, Like a Boss, and The Kitchen.

Although she is enjoying her successful career, Tiffany has now admitted to Allure that her skin has paid the price for her busy work schedule and the heavy make-up she is required to wear on set.

“Before I was famous, my beauty regimen was: Wash your a*s, wash your face, moisturise,” she shared. “It was simple because I didn’t wear make-up every day. Now I’m shooting movies and TV shows, constantly putting make-up on my face, constantly being outside. Oh, my gosh, I break out so bad. I’d never had acne until I started doing a lot of movies.

“You’ve got to have the right stuff to dig that make-up out of your pores. I use that Tatcha Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil. After filming Girls Trip – they put that heavy make-up on you and you’ve been sweating all day in that New Orleans weather – I was breaking out for a whole year.”

Tiffany’s skin started to improve once she invested in the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Cleansing Skincare Device, which uses sonic technology to brush and deeply cleanse the skin.

When she’s filming, the comedienne uses the Tatcha cleanser and makes sure she puts coconut oil “all over my face” before she goes to bed, while she also likes to whip up a mask made from Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay and apple cider vinegar and apply the mixture once a week.

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Tiffany Haddish set to retire beloved Alexander McQueen dress

Tiffany Haddish has decided to retire her beloved white Alexander McQueen dress after finally getting her money’s worth out of it. The comedy actress, 39, spent £4,000 (£3,155) on the sleeveless white dress with jewelled collar when she purchased it…

Tiffany Haddish has decided to retire her beloved white Alexander McQueen dress after finally getting her money’s worth out of it.

The comedy actress, 39, spent £4,000 (£3,155) on the sleeveless white dress with jewelled collar when she purchased it back in 2017 for the premiere of her movie, Girls Trip, and she was so determined to get full use out of it that she went on to wear the designer purchase while hosting Saturday Night Live, presenting at the 2018 Academy Awards, and then later at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

Wearing the dress during her recent appearance on the Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, Tiffany revealed that this was the last time she’d wear the gown.

“I love this dress and it’s getting tight,” she said to the talk show host after sitting down. “Like my career is getting big and I think my body is getting bigger.”

Looking visibly uncomfortable in the gown, she joked that the dress’ slit doesn’t cover her legs anymore, to which Letterman responded: “Do you want some duct tape?”

When asked by the 72-year-old how many times she’s worn the dress, the comedienne remarked she even wore the Alexander McQueen gown to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

“Five, six, 18 times. I wear it to the grocery store, I wear it to the DMV. That’s how I get recognised. It’s how I get to the front of the line,” she laughed.

During her opening monologue on Saturday Night Live in late 2017, Tiffany joked to the audience: “I feel like I should be able to wear what I want, when I want, however many times I want as long as I Febreeze’d it.”

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Queen Latifah to star in The Tiger Rising film adaptation

Queen Latifah has signed on to front a big screen adaptation of children’s book The Tiger Rising.The Star actress will take on the role of wise housekeeper Willie May in the upcoming film, which will be based on Kate DiCamillo’s 2001 work about a 12-ye…

Queen Latifah has signed on to front a big screen adaptation of children’s book The Tiger Rising.

The Star actress will take on the role of wise housekeeper Willie May in the upcoming film, which will be based on Kate DiCamillo’s 2001 work about a 12-year-old boy named Rob Horton who finds a caged tiger in the centre of the woods near his home.

Other key characters include Rob’s father Robert Horton, Rob’s classmate Sistine Bailey, her mother Mrs. Bailey, and school principal Mr. Phelmer.

No further casting details or a potential release date has been announced. Latifah will also serve as an executive producer on the project, which is set to begin shooting in the fall.

However, it is known that Ray Giarratana has adapted the screenplay and will direct the feature. The filmmaker previously acted as a visual effects supervisor on movies such as 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, and the recently released John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.

Latifah has just finished a three-season run as Carlotta Brown on now-cancelled TV series Star and played Sasha Franklin in hit 2017 comedy Girls Trip.

She is in the pre-production phases of Angela Tucker’s drama Paper Chase and Jeffrey Reyes’ King of the South, a biopic about Master P, the hip-hop mogul and founder of No Limit Records, and is also producing TV movie The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel and comedy The Trap.

Newbery Medal-winning writer DiCamillo is known for her 2003 novel The Tale of Despereaux and 2013’s Flora & Ulysses, while her 2000 book Because of Winn-Dixie was made into a family film by director Wayne Wang in 2005.

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Tiffany Haddish: ‘Girls Trip sequel has stalled’

The development of the Girls Trip sequel has hit a road bump and stalled, according to the movie’s breakout star Tiffany Haddish. The actress landed her big break in the 2017 comedy, in which she starred alongside Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, an…

The development of the Girls Trip sequel has hit a road bump and stalled, according to the movie’s breakout star Tiffany Haddish.

The actress landed her big break in the 2017 comedy, in which she starred alongside Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Regina Hall as four lifelong friends who reunite for a wild vacation in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The movie, penned by Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, was a big box office hit, grossing $140 million (£107 million) worldwide, while it also made history as the first film written by an African-American woman to cross the $100 million (£76.4 million) mark.

The co-stars all expressed a desire to reunite for a follow-up in the wake of the project’s commercial success, but during a recent appearance at the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Night of Comedy in New York City, Tiffany suggested studio officials at Universal Pictures had put the proposed sequel on ice.

After one audience member shouted out a question about the anticipated release, Tiffany explained, “I wish there was (a sequel), I hope there is. I have been petitioning for it.”

She went on to claim, “I’ve even written a script for it. Me and the girls (co-stars) punched it up and made it good. They (studio bosses) don’t want it. We understood how much money could be made, and they don’t want to pay it. So I doubt it.”

However, a representative for Tiffany has since insisted she was just joking about gathering her co-stars to complete the script: “She was totally joking,” her publicist tells the New York Post’s Page Six.

“While she would love to make that movie one day, she has not written or participated in writing any script, so there was nothing for the studio to pass on. I can’t stress enough that she was kidding.”

Meanwhile, a studio spokesperson has played down any tension between Haddish and company officials.

“Tiffany is a singular talent, and Universal continues to have a dynamic and successful relationship with her,” the representative states. “We look forward to collaborating with her on future projects.”

The comedienne’s comments emerge shortly after Latifah insisted the actresses were all still game for another Girls Trip – they just needed a finished screenplay.

“We are all in for Girls Trip 2. We’re just waiting for a script to be honest,” she recently told People magazine.

“Tiffany called me like two weeks ago like, ‘I know me, and you and Jada and Regina get in the room, we can write this script (sic).'”

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Tiffany Haddish eyed for 21 Jump Street reboot

Tiffany Haddish is reportedly in talks to appear in a 21 Jump Street reboot.Executives at Sony Pictures have been working on expanding the Jump Street franchise, following the success of 2012’s 21 Jump Street and the 2014 sequel starring Jonah Hill and…

Tiffany Haddish is reportedly in talks to appear in a 21 Jump Street reboot.

Executives at Sony Pictures have been working on expanding the Jump Street franchise, following the success of 2012’s 21 Jump Street and the 2014 sequel starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, which were in turn inspired by the late ’80s TV series featuring Johnny Depp.

Now, editors at Collider.com have reported that Tiffany is in the running to headline a female-focused spin-off. Sources have told the online film publication that producers want the Girls Trip actress to play a cop who goes undercover at a school, and possibly also poses as the mother of a new student.

In addition, Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina is apparently being eyed for a central role in the flick, though she is yet to begin any official negotiations with the studio.

Representatives for Sony Pictures have declined to comment on the speculation.

However, it was previously reported that Rodney Rothman has signed on to direct the project, having penned the screenplay for 22 Jump Street. He has previously written scripts for TV series Undeclared and 2013 film Grudge Match, and co-wrote and co-directed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a new animated Spider-Man film based on the Marvel Comics character Miles Morales.

Haddish is currently promoting Tyler Perry comedy Nobody’s Fool, also starring Missi Pyle and Whoopi Goldberg, and TV series The Last O.G. She is also voicing characters in upcoming animated features The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Tuca & Bertie, and filming Limited Partners with Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek.

Previously, Sony bosses indicated that a crossover film between Jump Street and Men in Black was in the works, to be called MIB 23, though that concept has since been abandoned.

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Clueless reboot will be a ‘new take’ on the classic

The producer of the upcoming Clueless reboot has stressed the film will be a new take, not a remake.Deadline reported on Thursday (25Oct18) that the ’90s hit was to be revived courtesy of Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver, who has signed on to produce, wi…

The producer of the upcoming Clueless reboot has stressed the film will be a new take, not a remake.

Deadline reported on Thursday (25Oct18) that the ’90s hit was to be revived courtesy of Girls Trip writer Tracy Oliver, who has signed on to produce, with GLOW writer Marquita Robinson penning the script.

The original Clueless was released in 1995 and starred Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd and the late Brittany Murphy. Written and directed by Amy Heckerling, the movie, which was loosely based on Jane Austen’s Emma, went on to become a beloved cult classic thanks to the preppy fashion choices and catchy phrases and vocabulary of the characters. It also spawned a TV series.

As the reboot is still in early development, no details of story or casting have yet been revealed, however, Oliver has taken to Twitter to emphasise that this will be a fresh project rather than a carbon copy of the original.

“Crazy excited to be producing a *new* take on one of my favorite movies of all time, #Clueless, with the hilarious and super talented @MarqRobinson writing it!!!,” she wrote. “As. If.”

Robinson, who has also previously written episodes of Zooey Deschanel’s New Girl, jokingly replied to her colleague, writing: “Omg can you believe these idiots are remaking Clueless, @TracyYOliver?”

News of the reboot drew mixed responses from fans of the chick flick on social media, with many insisting that it was unnecessary to revive the feature and feared that a new version could ruin the original’s legacy.

And when one user asked Oliver whether she was incapable of making anything original, she simply responded: “Like… Girls Trip?”

Neither Heckerling nor any of the Clueless cast have commented on the news.

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Regina Hall rehearsed serious The Hate U Give scene in restaurant

Regina Hall rehearsed one of her serious scenes for The Hate U Give in a public restaurant.The actress made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night (08Oct18) to promote the new drama, in which she portrays Lisa Carter, the mother of Amandla…

Regina Hall rehearsed one of her serious scenes for The Hate U Give in a public restaurant.

The actress made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night (08Oct18) to promote the new drama, in which she portrays Lisa Carter, the mother of Amandla Stenberg’s lead character Starr Carter – a young woman who is drawn to activism after she witnesses the police shooting of a childhood friend.

During the chat, Regina explained that she and her co-star Russell Hornsby, who plays Starr’s father Maverick Carter, spent a lot of time working on their complicated backstory together.

“Russell and I actually went and rehearsed before we started, to make sure we had the chemistry and we would improv,” she recalled. “We actually did the fight that broke us up (in the story). It wasn’t good because we did it in a restaurant in Hollywood. A lady came over and was like, ‘Can I help you?’ and he was like, ‘NAHH.’ And I said, ‘And there you go again embarrassing the s**t out of us.’ He storms out! The poor little waitress, God bless her.”

But during the chat, Regina confessed that making The Hate U Give wasn’t the only time she has used unconventional acting methods.

She shared that she was very nervous before her audition for the role of a stripper named Candy in 1999 movie The Best Man and relied on quite a lot of liquid courage before showing the producers her limited dance skills.

“I went to the audition and I had a bottle of (alcoholic drink) Alize and I’ll tell you what’s so amazing, when your adrenaline is high, you don’t feel the alcohol. I was still sober and I’m not a big drinker,” the 47-year-old laughed. “I go in the room and the (other) girls have routines. So, I went in the room, they put the music on and I put a chair up… and the producer said, ‘Stop the music, can you do anything else?’ And I said, ‘Yes,’ and picked up my stuff and left.”

While Regina was certain she didn’t get the part, it turned out that the producers were very impressed by her acting in prior auditions and gave her the role – which turned out to be her first feature.

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