Katt Williams (right) criticized fellow comedian Tiffany Haddish in a radio interview Friday. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter, Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter, Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images
Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter, Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images

Katt Williams slams Tiffany Haddish, says she 'has not proven the ability to tell jokes'

“She ain’t done a tour yet. She ain’t done a special,” Williams told Frank Ski and Wanda Smith. “She has not proven the ability to tell jokes back-to-back for an hour to nobody.”

The actress released a Showtime special and just signed with Netflix for another one.

He said 2017’s “Girls Trip” was a success despite her, not because of her and he credits the script, not Haddish’s acting.

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He also said she jumped over 46 more qualified black women comedians, like Luenell, Miss Laura Hayes and Melanie Comarcho.

“But people like real. They like Tiffany Haddish because she’s real,” Smith said in response to Williams.

“Is that what they like? Oh, because everybody’s real then? So don’t trip,” Williams said to Smith. “Wherever you’re at, under the sound of my voice do you have a ‘real’ co-worker, do you have a ratchet friend? Do you have a sister, a cousin, a nephew, a niece --  is they so ghetto? When did that become marketable? Knock it off. 

“They like her because she wants to sleep with a white man,” Williams said, appearing to reference Haddish’s crush on Brad Pitt. He also claimed she married and divorced a white man.

Haddish, who is also an Emmy winner, decided not to bite back, instead tweeting, “It’s official I made it! (Katt Williams) talked about me and didn’t have his facts right! I look forward to seeing you on Monday, Katt, when we pick up our Emmys. I just want to shower you with REAL love cause you need it, and I love you.”

Williams also took issue with Kevin Hart, Lil Rel and Jerrod Carmichael, who have seen significant success in recent years despite not having memorable jokes or putting in as much time in the stand-up circuit as Williams. 

Hart defended Haddish after the interview, saying, “I have to embrace my sister when other people are choosing to frown and make an attempt to (expletive) on my sister’s bright light. I choose to turn up the knob and make that light brighter…At the height of her career when most should applaud when most should celebrate, some choose to down.”

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