Tiffany Haddish had a huge 2017 as the scene-stealing breakout star of Girls Trip alongside Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, and Regina Hall. Haddish’s career continues its rise as she becomes the first Black woman comedian to host the weekly sketch show Saturday Night Live.
Tiffany Haddish makes history this fall by becoming the first black female comedian to host Saturday Night Live. The hosting gig is a highlight of a remarkable year for the star, whose film Girls Trip, exceeded (some folks) expectations by hauling in $113.3 million at the domestic box office – the first-ever black-led/directed/produced film to do so.
Haddish, known for her wry humor, will be joined on SNL by Taylor Swift, who is the musical guest for the evening. Between the two women and their respective fan clubs, the show’s viewership is highly likely to go up and will certainly trend for the evening it airs. (And not for nothing, SNL’s been hitting some home runs with their hosting/musical guest matchups this fall. After the Haddish/Swift matchup this Saturday, the world will likely stop everything they’re doing to tune in to Chance the Rapper and Eminem the following Saturday.)
Haddish is clearly ready for the big moment, and you can see just how much by viewing Instagram post below.