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Tiffany Haddish revealed in the early stages of her career she dealt with suicidal thoughts, but the actions of her stepfather snapped her out of depression. According to the New York Daily News, “The “Night School” star said in a recent interview that she managed to snap out of a serious funk in her early 20s upon learning that her stepfather had tried to kill her in a car accident that nearly claimed her mother’s life.”
Tiffany recently discussed the crash and this is the same crash that caused her mother severe brain damage after her head went through the car’s windshield. Her mother’s injury lead to long-term mental illness and also triggered abusive behavior toward her children, including Tiffany who along with her siblings was placed in foster care.
In an interview with The New York Times, Tiffany said, “I literally wanted to kill myself. I felt like everything in my life and everybody that came around was out to hurt me.” Tiffany also told The Times her stepfather said he’d cut her mother’s brakes before the car accident that nearly killed her.
To this day, Tiffanys says she does not know if her stepfather was just bluffing to change her outlook on life or he really meant it but, regardless, it worked.
God had major plans for Tiffany because she overcame suicide. If you or someone you know happens to be dealing with thoughts of suicide or depression, give 1-800-273-TALK (8255) a call and speak to someone.
Source: New York Daily News
Written By: Fantasia Harvey