Tiffany Haddish can make people laugh until they cry, but at least one time she might have made a man dance until he died.
While on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Haddish explained that before she was on her way to becoming a comedic legend, Haddish worked as an "energy producer" at bat mitzvahs where she was tasked with getting "the party hype." During this time she would tell jokes, emcee, and even coordinate choreographed routines.
But in one instance, she grabbed an "older gentleman," who Haddish guesses was in his '80s, to shake a leg.
"I got up and said, 'Come on, grandpa. Let's dance," and I grabbed him by his tie and we was dancing and stuff and having a good time. And then I decided to turn it around on him and drop it like its hot, give him that booty action." But when the faces around her shifted from happy to grave, that's when Haddish looked behind her to see that the "older gentleman" was no longer behind her but lying on his back on the floor.
"They ended up taking him to the hospital, and he passed away," Haddish said. "I didn’t want to dance no more. I felt like this ass is deadly. You know like my moves are killer, I got killer moves. I didn’t dance for months."
But that all changed when the man's daughter reached out to thank her and say that was the "happiest they'd seen him." Their check and tip didn't hurt either.
While on the show, Fallon also congratulated Haddish on breaking three TBS premiere records with The Last O.G. "My goal in life is to make history. You know I always wanted to be the first black woman to do something. I'm killin' it."
Along with The Last O.G.'s record-breaking stat, Haddish was the first black female comedian to host Saturday Night Live and is slated to be the first black woman to host the MTV Movie & TV Awards. Bucket list, checked.