After Fallon mentioned that Haddish's Netflix special opens with her being carried on stage in a chair by four men while she sings "Hava Nagila", he offered her a microphone and asked if she could sing the same tune on his show. After talking about spending time with her grandmother on Thanksgiving and her time as a high school mascot on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, she addressed these rumors and whether or not "she ready" to take on that responsibility.
"I would if they paid me and I could do it with somebody", she said.
She discussed discovering her Jewish heritage with Fallon before the charismatic performance. It's too much stress. "I'd be like, 'It's worth it!'"
The actress responded by saying: 'That's what's up, that's probably the whole African diaspora, ' before stating that she would host the Oscars, on two conditions.
Though she's rather hesitant to take on the gig, Haddish promised that her version of the Oscars would be "hot" and "so much fun". 'We would have twerk contests and everything!
While it's possible that the show could go on with no host like last year's ceremony, following the controversy surrounding Kevin Hart's exit, Haddish could be a strong choice. "I mean, Kevin would've hosted it this year if they weren't tripping off of things that he said in his past that he already apologized for".