Tiffany Haddish Joins A Short List Of Black Women Who've Hosted 'SNL'

Sydney Scott Oct, 31, 2017

On Monday, it was announced that Girls Trip star Tiffany Haddish would be hosting Saturday Night Live

Haddish will host the Nov. 11 episode with musical guest Taylor Swift. 

The actress’ turn as host will make her the 12th Black woman to host the late-night sketch comedy show, following in the footsteps of stars like Cicely Tyson and Oprah Winfrey.

Here are all the Black women who’ve hosted Saturday Night Live.

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Rudolph, who had a 7-year stint as a cast member, returned to host the show in 2012. Her stellar impressions and comedic chops landed her an Emmy nomination,

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Sidibe took up hosting duties in 2010 after landing an Oscar nomination for her role in Precious

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Tyson turns 93 on Dec 18.  

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Winfrey hosted the show in 1986, riding high from her Oscar nomination in The Color Purple and gearing up for the launch of her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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SNL failed to land Black actresses to host the show throughout the 90s, but Queen Latifah ended the drought in 2003. The actress returned in 2008 to parody journalist Gwen Ifill.

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Henson hosted SNL in 2015, a big year for the star whose turn on Empire catapulted her to mega star status. 

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Shortly after Latifah's appearance, Halle Berry hosted the show. Berry was riding high from a year of big films and hosted the show with musical guest Britney Spears. 

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Jackson acted as both host and musical guest back in 2004, shortly after the infamous Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction.

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Dawson hosted the show back in 2009, riding high from the release of her film Seven Pounds.

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Washington hosted the show in 2013 with musical guest Eminem, poking fun at the show's lack of diversity.

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The Academy Award-winner was born May 25.

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Haddish will be the twelfth Black woman to host the show and with what we've seen from the actress, we're sure she's going to do an incredible job.