Tiffany Haddish Opens MTV Movie & TV Awards With Wakandan Showdown Against Chadwick Boseman

Deadline | 6/18/2018 | Dino-Ray Ramos
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Tiffany Haddish wasn’t lying when she said “she ready!!!” The host of the MTV Movie & TV Awards opened the ceremony with a Wakandan bang, spoofing the Marvel’s multi-nominated and wildly successful Black Panther.

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Taking place during the ceremonial fight scene in the movie, Haddish played herself as she challenged Chadwick Boseman’s T’challa to a fight to host of the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

“I came to battle ****,” said Haddish. She also adds, “I also got a Groupon for 40 percent off at the Wakanda Sheraton.”

Sketch - Cameos - Get - Out - Star

The sketch is filled with cameos including Get Out star Lil Rel Howery in a “shiny pimp suit” and ornamental disc in his mouth. She is also joined by her “monarchy” — aka her costars Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith who deliver a couple of hilarious one-liners.

As she talks trash to T’Challa, she challenges him to grapefruit a banana like she did in Girls Trip. After a dance battle to TLC’s “Waterfalls” and a confession that she knows who bit Beyonce at that part, T’Challa disintegrates Infinity War-style she emerges as the victorious Black Unicorn to host the ceremony.

Monologue - Haddish - Light - Heckling - Crowd

During her monologue, Haddish did some light heckling of the crowd — nothing too R-rated, roast-worthy or humiliating. She mostly flirted with many of the men in the...
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