Tiffany Haddish opens with hilarious monologue, 'SNL' writers fail with skits

Tiffany Haddish opens with hilarious monologue, 'SNL' writers fail with skits

Tiffany Haddish opens with hilarious monologue, 'SNL' writers fail with skits

Watch a clip of Haddish's opening monologue above, and stay tuned for EW's full recap of the episode.

It's amusing, hectic and the sort of sketch where part of the fun is hearing the audience react with nervous anticipation whenever a cat co-star pops up onscreen.

"It's hard to convince people you're not into young girls when you're dressed like Woody from Toy Story", Bennett-Pence says.

Not only is the Girls Trip actress hilarious and an incredible storyteller, Tiffany Haddish is SNL's first black comedienne host.

Throughout the night Haddish's characters included Boo Boo Jeffries, an out-of-place video game character whose attacks include the "Rihanna" and "Beyoncé", and whose biggest strength is "my relationship with my Mom" and biggest weakness is "fighting".

But perhaps the most important part of Tiffany Haddish's monologue was when she addressed recent sexual assault allegations.the moment she addressed the wave of sexual misconduct allegations that have made headlines in recent months.

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"Why can't it be both?"

She then went into a little background of herself.

The gorgeous, hugging white dress she had on last night - a $4,000 Alexander McQueen - had already walked a red carpet with her ("Taboo!"), and would be seen again, she warned, before show's end.

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For many, of course, the musical guest of the evening was also a draw-in, as Taylor Swift came on to perform two songs from her new album Reputation, including her radio hit "Ready for It?" and her emotionally evocative single "Call It What You Want".

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