Tiffany Hadish was asked to host the pre-telecast premiere of Grimes, but the comedy superstar said the recording academy told her she had to make it her own, but she turned down the offer.
They not only asked Haddish to host a three-hour livestreamed event without compensation, but he said Different They will not wear hair, makeup or a wardrobe for the three-hour event. “It all has to come out of my pocket,” he added, adding, “I don’t know. It could mean I can’t be nominated again, but I think it’s disrespectful.”
Hadish has been nominated for his second Grammy this year for Best Comedy Album for Netflix’s “Black Mitzvah”, after his first nominee for spoken word for “The Last Black Unicorn” last year. The Rd3rd Grammys will be held on January 31, 2021.
To be contacted by Different, A representative of the recording academy noted that the premiere was not a CBS program and was run by the academy – a non-profit organization – and that all hosts, presenters and actors had traditionally served gratis this year. The delegates further noted that the situation would have no bearing on the future nomination of Hadish.
“I was,‘ The exposure is amazing but I think I have enough. I appreciate you asking, ”Haddish said. “And as much as I appreciate the honor of being nominated, it’s not right.”
About 70 awards were presented during the pre-telecast. Last year, Imogen hosted the Hip Prime show, which aired on Grammy.com and CBS.com.
“This is an issue that needs to be addressed,” Haddish said. “How many other people have done that? It’s like someone asking you on a date but you have to let them know that you have to pay for it. “