Tiffany Haddish continues to stack up gigs and the latest comes courtesy of ABC.
For, the comedienne has been tapped to host the network’s newly announced revival of ‘Kids Say The Darnest Things.’
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Beyond anchoring the show, the ‘Girls Trip’ star will also executive produce the title when it hits screens this Fall.
Speaking on tapping Haddish, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said:
“When I was dreaming of stars I wanted to bring to ABC, Tiffany Haddish was top of my list. Tiffany starring in and producing this iconic series is everything I hoped for.”
Haddish herself added:
“I’m excited to hear what kids have to say these days because I can’t understand what they are saying on social media. They’re using too many abbreviations!”
Boasting a rich history dating back to 1945, the show – which fuses taped and live audience comedy segments – has been hosted by the likes of Bill Cosby and Steve Harvey in earlier incarnations.
It joins a packed plate of activity for the omnipresent Haddish, who nabbed a first look deal with HBO, scored a Netflix stand-up special, is currently starring in animated series ‘Tuca & Bertie,’ as well as sitcom ‘The Last O.G.’
She’s also accumulating a rapidly growing list of film roles; one of the most recent being ‘The Oath’ – which we caught up with her to speak about recently: