You can always count on Tiffany Haddish to be outspoken about her celebrity encounters.
The 38-year-old actress-comedian covers The Hollywood Reporter’s latest issue, and in the accompanying interview, shares her run-in with Leonardo DiCaprio. Haddish hasn’t been shy about her crush on the Oscar-winning actor.
“Yeah, I met him at a party two, three months ago, and I asked him if he’d let me hit that,” she says. “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 was like, ‘Come on, wasn’t you in a squad? The coochie squad or something?'”
Haddish is of course referring to DiCaprio and his famous pals’ group — including Tobey Maguire and Kevin Connolly — being dubbed the “pu**y posse” in the ’90s. Haddish also said she made the actor laugh with a joke referencing his character in the 1993 film, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.
“I told him, ‘My only stipulation: I wanna do it with you as your character in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,'” she continues. “He starts bustin’ up laughin’. ‘Why?’ he asks, and I say, ‘Cause I feel like that performance deserves a real reward and that reward is this (gestures at her own body).’ He starts goin’ into how he got into the role, how he worked with these kids and all this stuff, and I’m just listenin’ and listenin’, like, ‘Mmm-hmm, mmm-hmm.’ I finally go, ‘All that’s good, I just need to know, When’s this gonna happen?'”
Aside from dishing on DiCaprio, Haddish later finally reveals the identity of the actress who she claims bit Beyonce. In March, Haddish told GQ that an actress bit Beyonce in the face at a party, and that the “Formation” singer stopped her from getting into a …read more