Tiffany Haddish arrested in Georgia on DUI charge

Tiffany Haddish was arrested early Friday in Georgia on suspicion of driving under the influence, police said.

Haddish, the comedian and star of “Girls Trip” and “The Last OG,” was arrested after driving into the yard of a residence in Peachtree City, Ga., According to a statement from local police.

Officers had received a report around 2:30 a.m. about a driver sleeping at the wheel of Highway 74, according to the statement. Police found the vehicle and made a traffic stop, after which Haddish was arrested.

Haddish was booked into Fayette County Jail without incident. TMZ, which first broke the news, reported that officers suspected she had smoked marijuana. Outlet also reported that Haddish was released early Friday morning after issuing a $ 1,666 bond.

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Courtesy of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department

Haddish’s representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Haddish is a perennial fan favorite to host the Oscars. Last year, she turned down an offer to host the Grammy pre-show because she would not be paid, prompting the Grammys to apologize. She won a Grammy in 2021 for Best Comedy Album for “Black Mitzvah” and an Emmy for hosting “Saturday Night Live” in 2018. She and has hosted two seasons of “Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready” for Netflix.

She most recently appeared in “The Card Counter”, and is developing a project where she will play the lead role as the Olympic track star Florence Griffith Joyner. She is also a star in Apple TV Plus’ upcoming murder mystery comedy series “The Afterparty”, which premieres on January 28.

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