Tiffany Haddish, 38, opened up about being raped at 17 years outdated by a police cadet, throughout an interview for the September 2018 cowl story of Glamour journal. The comic didn’t point out the place the alleged incident came about however informed the publication that at the time she did report it to authorities.
Haddish revealed that the sexual assault modified her life. “That complete expertise put me in such a messed-up place for a very long time and I ended up going to counseling,” she mentioned.
The Night time Faculty star additionally identified that she struggles with the thought of justice. “Me simply yelling out folks’s names with no thought behind it’s pointless. I want a plan,” she continued. “I could possibly be a voice, however what’s a voice going to do—simply hold speaking? Or is there motion behind it?”
She additionally revealed that in her profession some Hollywood executives had behaved inappropriately together with her. “I’ve had experiences the place administrators or producers are like [suggestively], ‘You need this job?’” the 38-year-old mentioned. “I would get actual bossy and say, ‘First off, don’t no person need to see your little d—!’ I get loud, all that.”
Haddish defined to the publication how she realized to protect herself throughout interactions with males. “I discover that males are afraid of ladies which are aggressive. So to guard myself I turn into semi-aggressive,” she mentioned. “You hear about, ‘Tiffany at all times hitting on any person,’ however that’s to maintain them from hitting on me.”