Tiffany Haddish will remember 2017 as the year that everything changed.

As the breakout star of Universal Pictures' R-rated comedy Girls Trip, Haddish became the talk of Hollywood talking. In radio interviews and talk show appearances, she kept it real, joking about pretending to be white and taking Jada Pinkett Smith on a discounted swamp adventure.

The fact that Haddish was once homeless only made her Cinderella story more powerful. Now, on the eve of her Saturday Night Live hosting debut, E! News is looking back at her career firsts:


Tiffany Haddish, If Loving You Is Wrong


Tiffany Haddish, Keanu, Hi-C

Warner Bros.

Tiffany Haddish, Essence, July 2017

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Girls Trip

Universal Pictures

Tiffany Haddish, Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Jay Z, Moonlight, Tiffany Haddish


Tiffany Haddish, She Ready!


Tiffany Haddish, Pete Davidson

Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish, Aidy Bryant, SNL, Saturday Night Live

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Tiffany Haddish, The Last Black Unicorn

Gallery Books

Tiffany Haddish, Groupon, Super Bowl 2018, Ad

O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul

Gigi Hadid, Tiffany Haddish, Bella Hadid, New York Fashion Week, NYFW

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Tiffany Haddish, 2018 Emmy Awards, 2018 Emmys

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Now, we're left with a single question: What will Haddish do next?

—Additional reporting by Taylor Bryant

(E!, NBC and Universal Pictures are all members of the same family.)

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