Tiffany Haddish opened up about living with her violent mother as a child, revealing that she thought that her mother was "demonized."
Speaking on an upcoming episode of 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman' on Netflix, she revealed that her mother's personality changed after surviving a horrific car crash.
“When I was 8, about to be 9, she had a car accident and her head went through a windshield,” Haddish told Letterman. “By the grace of God she lived, but she had to learn how to walk, talk, eat, everything all over again.
“I didn’t want to be with my mom no more,” Haddish said. “She had became very violent and very verbally abusive. You never knew who she was going to be. Every day was like a different day.”
"I used to be begging my mom if I could go live with my grandma. And my mom would yell, ‘She’s not your momma, I’m your momma!'”
The comedian then became tearful, “I used to think she was demonized. I thought like maybe someone else jumped inside her body, like ‘Where’s my mommy?’ She’s gone.”
The 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman' episode hits Netflix on May 31.