Tiffany Haddish Says She "Lost Everything" Because Of Molestation Lawsuit

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When asked about Aries Spears, she simply stated, "I don't talk to him."

Her recent legal case may be behind her, but Tiffany Haddish is still feeling the effects of the scandal. Haddish and Spears were sued by two siblings who were children when they were featured in skits with the comedians. The now-adults claimed that the actors groomed and molested them—allegations that both Haddish and Spears denied, separately.

Haddish reached a settlement with the accusers and the case is now closed, but it doesn't necessarily mean that things have gone back to normal. A TMZ cameraperson caught up with her as she traveled and asked if there "could be damage done to your career," and Haddish made it clear that there already has been.

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"Oh, I lost everything," she said. "All my gigs, gone. Everything. Gone."

The paparazzo continued to follow Haddish, questioning whether or not her career could recover from such a controversy. "I don't know, bruh," she told him.

"I don't have no job," she added. "I don't have no job, bro." Another cameraperson ran into her and asked about the case, and in that conversation, Haddish stated that she was "relieved" about it all. When asked about Spears, she said, "I don't talk to him."

We reported this week that the lawsuit against Haddish and Spears was dismissed with prejudice, meaning it cannot be raised again in the future. Haddish reportedly settled with the accusers out of court, although those details have not been shared publicly.

Watch Haddish's brief exchange with TMZ below.

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Erika Marie is a seasoned journalist, editor, and ghostwriter who works predominantly in the fields of music, spirituality, mental health advocacy, and social activism. The Los Angeles editor, storyteller, and activist has been involved in the behind-the-scenes workings of the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. E.M. attempts to write stories that are compelling while remaining informative and respectful. She's an advocate of lyrical witticism & the power of the pen. Favorites: Motown, New Jack Swing, '90s R&B, Hip Hop, Indie Rock, & Punk; Funk, Soul, Harlem Renaissance Jazz greats, and artists who innovate, not simply replicate.