Tiffany Haddish and Busy Philipps take on "Drunk History" together, and honestly, they should win awards for it
Tiffany Haddish is a lot of things. She’s an award-winning actress, a remarkable comedian, a style icon, and now, she just might be our new favorite history teacher.
While we’re still deeply upset over the fact that she got snubbed by the Oscars for her breakout role in Girls Trip, watching her stint in Drunk History made us temporarily forget all the #pain because unsurprisingly, it’s one of the funniest things we’ve ever seen.
In everyone’s favorite alcohol-centric television show, Tiffany recounts the story of renowned art historian Rose Valland (extraordinarily played by Busy Philipps) and the Monuments Men with a whole lot of oomph and pizzazz.
Look, we love Haddish’s performance as the drunkest and most hilarious member of the “Flossy Posse,” but wait ’til you watch her actually get a li’l tipsy, while giving us a history lesson on WWII (and emphasizing the importance of coloring inside the lines).
Putting a comedic spin on WWII isn’t easy, but Tifanny Haddish and Busy Philipps did it — and now, we’re literally rolling over the floor laughing.
Derek Waters, co-creator of the Drunk History, discussed the episode with Vulture. When asked about Haddish’s performance, he had one word to describe it: “Unbelievable.”
He also shared that Haddish wanted to go for a different story but eventually settled on this one instead. “She really wanted to do the history of the weave, and unfortunately we weren’t able to make it happen,” Waters said.
Well, weave or no weave, the entire narration is already iconic. And speaking of, since Tiffany Haddish didn’t get the Girls Trip nom, can we at least get her — and Philipps — all the awards for this? Because seriously, she is the best storyteller.