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    Tiffany Haddish Recalled Not Being Paid For Her First Leading Role And The Cruel Things Producers Made Her Do After Filming Was Over

    "They never paid me a dime."

    Tiffany Haddish is opening up about how her first big break turned into an even bigger let down.

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    During a recent interview with the Associated Press, Tiffany revealed she was never paid for the first movie she had a starring role in and that she was also homeless while filming.

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    “My very first movie I ever did that I was the star in, I was homeless while I was shooting that movie,” Tiffany said of the unnamed project.

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    “They were supposed to pay me $1,200 to do the movie. They never paid me. They never paid me a dime."

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    Instead of payment, the producers encouraged Tiffany to sell physical copies of the film on her own to earn a source of income that way.

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    "The producers gave me 10 DVDs and said, ‘Sell those. Good luck.’ I never saw the movie.”

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    The Afterparty star admitted the film was a non-union project, so unfortunately, there wasn't much that she could do about the unjust treatment.

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    After the success of her hilarious friends comedy, Girls Trip, the unnamed project ended up making a comeback. It started airing on network TV and even on streaming platforms.

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    "It’s everywhere that movie! I don’t get a dime. It’s the second worst movie I was ever in. Not a penny,”

    To learn more about Tiffany, be sure to watch her full Associate Press interview below.

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