AceShowbiz - Tiffany Haddish isn't prepared to take on subpar roles in poorly written movies.
The "Girls Trip" star, who runs her own production company She Ready, told The Hollywood Reporter she'd rather develop projects for herself than sign up for the often insulting roles that come her way, despite her considerable career success.
The 40-year-old admits she is still receiving offers to play "the mama who's been through something, whose kid ends up being hurt in some way and fighting for justice. And the baby's sick or I'm trying to get out of jail."
"I'm not doing that. I know people who live that, I'm not doing it. Unless it's super, super good. The writing has to be impeccable. A lot of times it's telling these stories that could be powerful, but the writing (turns out to be) garbage."
"You know, when I first hit the scene, I was offered a lot of roles where they want you to expose your breasts," she recalled. "I remember that movie that Chris Rock did and it's like he meets the two girls and they have a threesome and then Cedric gets in there and he's supposed to 'blah' all over their faces - just let that baby batter go all up in their face."
"It was like, 'Tiffany, they're offering you the role.' And I was like, 'I don't want that role. I'm a stand-up comedian and I don't let people do that in my face in real life, so why would I do it in this movie?'," she insisted. "Like, you ought to have a little bit of respect for me, period. God made this face for a reason, and you're not going to disrespect it."
Tiffany added: "If it is against my morals - and I do have some, I know I'm a little wild, but I do have standards - then somebody might get fired... So my people, we have weekly conversations about where I'm at mentally, what I want to do. And right now, almost everything I'm doing, I'm producing."