Tiffany Haddish revealed she was “going back to dating apps” while hosting Ellen Degeneres’ talk show on Thursday.
The presenter, 42, who last presented the show in October 2021, used her cutting opening monologue to poke fun at her recent DUI arrest, joking that she was going to turn her mug shot into an NFT .
Tiffany, who chatted with Bridgerton star Simone Ashley on the show, joked she was looking for a ‘therapist’ amid her journey for a new man, after splitting from Common last year.
Joke: Tiffany Haddish, 42, revealed she was ‘going back to dating apps’ while hosting Ellen Degeneres’ talk show on Thursday
Taking the stage for her opening statement, Tiffany confirmed she was single and ready to mingle, stepping out of the various dating apps she recently signed up for.
The star added that she has also signed up for the online therapy service BetterHelp, saying it could be the perfect place to find a man following her legal troubles.
“I’m coming back to the dating scene, which means I’m on the apps: Raya, Tinder, Postmates, Candy Crush and this therapy app BetterHelp, okay,” she said.
“Hey, you never know where you’re going to meet a guy, and if he’s a therapist, that might come in handy.”
Playful: The presenter used her cutting opening monologue to poke fun at her recent DUI arrest, joking that she was going to turn her picture into an NFT
She went on to reveal that at this point in her life she knows exactly what she wants when it comes to dating the public saying, “A man with a perfect credit score.”
“Now I don’t care how tall they are; how old are they; how much they weigh, the only number that matters to me and that I care about comes from the FICA (Federal Insurance Contributions Act), because the credit scores show how responsible they are. I’m just saying I have a lot to deal with.
Tiffant split from rapper Common last year after a 16-month romance, later admitting she was “disappointed” to hear he blamed the end of their romance on scheduling conflicts.
Speaking to Jason Lee for Fox Soul’s Hollywood Unlocked Uncensored, she added: ‘It’s okay with me. It will be a new opportunity.
‘I miss him. I miss him once in a while, but it’s with, I think, any intimate relationship you might have, you miss them. But I agree with that. It’s cool.’
Playful: Tiffany, who chatted with Bridgerton star Simone Ashley on the show, joked she was looking for a ‘therapist’ amid her journey for a new man
During her monologue, Ellen revealed that she spent her vacation visiting her grandfather’s village, Geza Keren, in Eritrea, which she called “incredible”.
When addressing her DUI arrest, she joked that she prayed that God would send a man to her, and in the end they came in the form of four police officers.
“They got good benefits and stuff, so I can’t even be done,” she joked, adding, “And yes, I was charged with a DUI, which stands for Dumb Unfortunate Incidents.”
That’s when she asked the audience if they wanted to see her photo.
“Still cute…sounds good,” she said when the mugshot popped up on the studio monitor. “I’m going to turn this into an NFT.”
Happier times: Tiffany and Common broke up in November 2021 after a 16-month romance
Tiffany revealed that she tried to get the body camera footage but they wouldn’t give it to me. It’s true. I even called Ellen and they still said no. Look, if they don’t give it to a rich white woman, no one will get it.
In January, she was arrested in Peachtree City, Georgia, after she was found “dozing in the driver’s seat” of her car.
Officers told TMZ they believe she smoked marijuana.
Candid: During her monologue, Ellen revealed that she spent her holidays visiting her grandfather’s village, Geza Keren, in Eritrea, which she described as “incredible”
The site also reviewed her arrest record which showed she posted $1,666 in bail to get out of jail around 6:30 a.m.
During the meeting with Ashley (born Simone Ashwini Pillai), Haddish was joined by Ellen’s co-host, DJ tWitch (born Stephen Boss).
The Bridgerton star revealed the first gig she booked after moving to Los Angeles to continue acting was a “very small background role in Straight Outta Compton (2015)”.
Although she shared that she’s only done background work a few times, Haddish jumped into the conversation to share that she’s done it “about 200 times, and I’ve always been looking at the camera.” . They always put me in the back. I would find my way back to the camera.
Tiffany Haddish replaces The Ellen DeGeneres Show host on Thursday, April 14.
Superb: During the show, Tiffany chatted with Bridgerton star Simone Ashley, who starred in the second series of the Netflix period drama