Comedian Tiffany Haddish has opened about why she turned down Grammys pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony.
According to outlet, Tiffany Haddish was asked to host the Grammys pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony, but the comedy superstar says she turned down the offer when the Recording Academy told her that she had to pay her own way. .
She tells Variety, “I don’t know if this might mean I might not get nominated ever again, but I think it’s disrespectful.”
Tiffany is nominated for her second Grammy this year for best comedy album for Netflix’s “Black Mitzvah.”
Haddish is grateful to be nominated for the second time but she didn’t like the way they want her to take the free with her own expenses.
“I was like, ‘The exposure is amazing but I think I have enough. I appreciate you guys asking,’” Haddish said. “And as much as I appreciate the honor of being nominated, that’s not okay.”
The comedian feels disrespected for how they treat her, she even figured out on how many others experienced the same humiliation.
“This is something that needs to be addressed,” Haddish said. “How many other people have they done that to? It’s like a guy asking you on a date but telling you that you have to pay for it.”