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Tiffany Haddish Gets Candid About Fears of Being Killed by Police

Tiffany Haddish Gets Candid About Fears of Being Killed by Police

Tiffany Haddish is getting candid about her experience with police amid global protests against police brutality and systemic racism.

The 40-year-old comedian spoke out while attending a Black Lives Matter protest on Friday (June 12).

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“I can’t even drive to Beverly Hills without getting pulled over — and I got a Tesla. I shouldn’t be afraid when I see those lights come on behind me, right? I shouldn’t feel like, is this gonna be the last day that I’m on earth? I shouldn’t feel like it’s dangerous to be born the way I was born,” she said to CNN.

“There’s certain people in my family, if they walk out the door, they might not come back. I try to laugh and figure out a way to make it funny…it’s really hard. I got PTSD watching my friends being killed by the police. It’s scary, you shouldn’t be scared to be in America,” she continued.

“It’s supposed to be the land of the free, the home of the brave and you’re supposed to be able to have a pursuit of happiness. We’re just trying to pursue that you don’t get killed today.”

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