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Tiffany Haddish Recalls Her Good, Bad and Ugly Geo Metro

It may not have been the best looking vehicle, but Haddish's Metro always ran.

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The year 2017 was a turning point for Tiffany Haddish. After working for years as a comedian and actress, Haddish became a household name when she starred in the 2017 hit film “Girls Trip.” For that role, she was nominated for a host of awards and walked away with trophies from the NAACP Image Awards and the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

Later that year, she released her memoir “The Last Black Unicorn,” which quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Since her breakthrough, Haddish has appeared in a host of films and television shows including “The Lego Movie 2,” “Night School,” and “The Secret Life of Pets 2.” Beginning in October, you can watch Haddish as she hosts “Kids Say the Darndest Things” on ABC.

But before all this, Haddish was driving around in an “ugly” Geo Metro.

What was your first car?

A 1995 Geo Metro.

How did you acquire it?

I bought it from a car dealership with a very high interest rate. I got it with a loan from Ugly Duckling.

What did you love most about the car?

I loved that it never gave up on the road. It always drove.

Was there anything you didn’t like about it?

It was ugly.

What is your favorite memory of the car?

My favorite memory of the car was when I got a radio installed in it. For me, it sounded really loud.

What happened to it?

The electrical went out on it, so it’s just sitting.

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