Tiffany Haddish on Bill Cosby Nonsense: "I'm Not Afraid to Take Chances with My Comedy"

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Haddish gives the impression of being an open book, and it's with that honesty that she's also been weathering her first scandal, stemming from a joke she made about Bill Cosby in a Los Angeles Times interview. "I know what that feels like to be a victim," she told W. "And because of being victimized I refuse to let anybody take my power, I refuse to be afraid of anybody.

Tiffany Haddish ends a phone call by saying, "I hope something magical happens to you today. " Coming from another celebrity that might seem trite, but the sentiment felt genuine with the unguarded Haddish, newly famous thanks to her no-holds-barred performance in the comedy hit Girls Trip.

I'm hoping that people see it, especially women, and see that no matter what you've been through, no matter where you come from, no matter the good or the bad, life can be exactly what you want it to be.

One of my friends was like, "They probably ain't called you because you be cussing and stuff in your comedy. " And I'm like, "Well, they sell sex toys so I don't care.

I'm so proud of you. What's going on? Do you want to get tea? " And I'm like, why are you talking like that?

Maybe I should have just said that instead of saying Bill Cosby and that "I'll drink the juice. " My bad. My bad, people.

I've been heartbroken, a man cheated on me, hurt me, and I wanted to do something to him, but I didn't think to poop in his shoes, that's genius. Oh yeah.

And then I had to think back to when I was in a group home and I thought all the girls were going to jump me because they were like, "Oh, you think you all that because you're funny, because people laugh at what you say?

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