Tiffany Haddish takes home a trailblazer award

Past participants include Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown, Golden Globe-nominated actress Issa Rae.

Tiffany HaddishThe comedian who is know for her role on the sitcom “The Carmichael Show” and film “Girls Trip” received the “Trailblazer Award” at the ninth installment of Hollywood Confidential on Friday at The Saban Theater in Beverly Hills  at the Hollywood Confidential event,  a free panel event series designed as an open forum to inspire and motivate aspiring actors, producers, directors and writers.

Haddish focused on her personal journey and becoming a breakout star, staying true to oneself while in pursuit of one’s career and the importance of mentorship within the entertainment industry during the panel which was moderated by Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event series creator, Steve Jones (Producer of OWN’s “Black Love,” “Motherly Love”).

Award-winning producer Mara Brock Akil (“Love Is__,” “Being Mary Jane,” “Girlfriends”) made a surprise appearance for a special moment to present the “Legend Award” to veteran producer Ralph Farquhar (“Moesha,” “The Parkers,” “Real Husbands of Hollywood”)—Farquhar has been a mentor for both Haddish and Akil throughout their careers.

Past participants include Emmy award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown, Golden Globe-nominated actress Issa Rae, Grammy award-winning recording artist Snoop Dogg and Emmy award-winning actress Regina King.

(Photo L-R: Tiffany Haddish, Steve Jones)  Credit: James Anthony

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