Tiffany Haddish has been arrested, According to the Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD), the actress, 43, was arrested on Friday morning and is currently facing a DUI charge after she allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel of a car. Authorities said they received a call around 5:45 a.m. local time about a woman who was stopped in the middle of Beverly Drive while the vehicle was running. According to the BHPD, Haddish is expected to be released later today.
TMZ, who was first to report the news, said that Haddish had previously performed at The Laugh Factory in West Hollywood the night prior, in celebration of the venue’s 43rd annual free Thanksgiving feast for the community event. Representatives for Haddish did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.Haddish’s recent arrest comes about after the Girls Trip star was arrested for another DUI-related incident back in January 2022.
At the time, she was arrested by Peachtree City police officers in Georgia on Jan. 14 for a suspected DUI and improper stopping on a roadway.
According to authorities, officers received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. local time about a driver who had allegedly fallen asleep at the wheel on Highway 74. While en route, officers located a car that matched the description from the 911 call and conducted a traffic stop. Subsequent investigation led to Ms. Tiffany Haddish being arrested for Driving Under the Influence,” police told PEOPLE at the time. “She was transported to the Fayette County Jail without incident.
Haddish later addressed the incident while guest hosting The Ellen DeGeneres Show in April 2022. “Yes, I did get charged with a DUI, which stand for Dumb Unfortunate Incidents,” the comedian joked during the broadcast.
She is due in court Dec. 4 for that case, TMZ reports.
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