Back in March, Tiffany Haddish told a story with a mysterious ending that left the internet scrambling in search of clues.
In a typically candid and hilarious interview, the comedian revealed that she once saw another celebrity bite Beyonce on her face in the middle of an A-list event.
Haddish declined to identify the perpetrator, but further piqued the public’s curiosity by revealing that the feral female was high as a kite when she went in for a taste of Bey:
Near the end of the party,” said Haddish. “Beyoncé’s at the bar, so I said to Beyoncé, ‘Did she really bite you?’ She was like, ‘Yeah,'” Haddish told GQ.
“I was like, ‘She gonna get her ass beat tonight,'” Haddish continued.
“She was like, ‘Tiffany, no. Don’t do that. That bitch is on drugs. She not even drunk. The bitch is on drugs. She not like that all the time. Just chill.’”
At the time, Haddish stubbornly refused to call out the biter by name, but today, in a wide-ranging interview with The Hollywood Reporter, she finally spilled the tea:
Like so many others, we predicted way back when that it was actress Sanaa Lathan who indulged in some top quality bath salts before sinking her teeth into Queen Bey, and now, Haddish has confirmed our suspicions:
“I’m super good friends with her stepmom and her dad [Stan, a producer-director], and they were mad at me,” the Girls Trip star said.
“They were like, ‘Why would you do this to the family? You know, black actresses, you guys have to stick together, it’s so hard for you guys to get work as it is, why would you try to ruin her career?’
“But I didn’t try to ruin her career. I never said her name!”
Haddish tried to protect Lathan’s identity, but internet sleuths are a persistent lot.
She probably figured now that the cat is essentially out of the bag, she might as well come out with it.
Tiffany was less worried about protecting the reputations A-listers like Roseanne (“She been racist, why’d you all give her a TV show?”) and Leonardo DiCaprio.
“I met him at a party two, three months ago, and I asked him if he’d let me hit that,” said Haddish.
“He’s like, ‘Tiffany, you’re so funny.’ I’m like, ‘I’m serious.’ And then he goes, ‘I mean, I’d do it, but…’ … I told him, ‘My only stipulation:
“I wanna do it with you as your character in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.’ He starts busting’ up laughing.’”
Our younger readers might need to go watch Gilbert Grape both in order to get that joke and to understand that there was a time when Johnny Depp was more than a melting wax figure of Keith Richards.