Haddish is currently starring in the new comedy Girls Trip, alongside the much more famous Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, and Jada Pinkett Smith.
But virtually every review so far, including Vox’s, has made sure to point out that Haddish steals every scene with her performance as Dina, the movie’s loosest cannon.
the alligators would be talking to me, the birds would be singing, the raccoons would be waving — it’d be like I’m in a Disney movie, you know what I’m saying?” she explained to Jimmy Kimmel, who started laughing and basically didn’t stop until the tale ended six minutes later.
Haddish apparently didn’t anticipate that the couple would actually take her up on the offer to tour a swamp, leading to one of the more memorable afternoons of her life.
Haddish manages to skewer her new friends for being out of touch, but with loving amusement, as when she reveals that Pinkett Smith not only didn’t know what a “Groupon” is, but thought it meant that Haddish had “a boat that you could take a group of people on.” “I was like, ‘Jada, I got a $20 a day rental car.