Tiffany Haddish would “love” to host the Oscars in 2019

“As long as I get a pay check!”

Tiffany Haddish would “love” to host the Oscars in 2019 Tiffany Haddish (L) and Maya Rudolph onstage during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.   Kevin Winter/Getty

Should Jimmy Kimmel ever tire of hosting to Oscars then there is a ready made replacement in the shape of Tiffany Haddish. The comic and Girls Trip actress proved to be a highlight of this year's ceremony last month, where she presented an award alongside Maya Rudolph. Fans were soon clamoring to see her given a bigger role next year.


Speaking on a panel at SXSW in Austin, Texas this week Haddish seemed to agree. “I would love to do something like that. I know my father would be extremely proud if I got to do that… As long as I get a pay check!” Vulture quotes her saying at the premiere of Tracy Morgan’s new show, The Last O.G. on Monday.

Speaking about Oscars night 2018, Haddish added: “In my mind, Maya and I, we were auditioning for the ultimate job – because I thought were getting paid for that presentation. When I found out that we weren’t getting paid, I was like, ‘Well, I heard about gift bags.’ And then it was like ‘We don’t have no gift bags,’ and I was like, ‘Well what do I get?’ They were like, ‘We’ve got a bottle of wine that’s like thirteen dollars.’ So I got the wine.”

The future remains to be seen. However, should she get to ever host the Oscars, we all know what Tiffany will wear on the night.

Tiffany Haddish would “love” to host the Oscars in 2019