The comedic actor says she was offered the Animated Concert for the Recording Academy’s 3-hour pre-broadcast before the main show in January, but when told she wouldn’t be paid … that gave him a break. Then she was told everything else would come out of her own pocket as well – including hair, makeup, and wardrobe costs – so Tiff told them to kick the stones.
She tells Variety, “I don’t know if that could mean that I might never be nominated again, but I think it’s disrespectful. Tiffany is, in fact, Grammy-ready this year for her Netflix comedy special, “Black Mitzvah”… she was also nominated last year for a spoken word project.
The Recording Academy tells Variety that because the pre-broadcast isn’t put together by CBS but rather by themselves (a non-profit organization), they say it’s okay for the hosting job to work. be pro-bono – and apparently has been for some time. They also said Tiff’s decision would have no bearing on future appointments.
That still hasn’t stopped TH from openly criticizing them – she says, “How many other people have they done this to?” It’s like a guy asking you for a date but telling you you have to pay for it. “
This is just the latest Grammy controversy this year … coming a few weeks later Le weekendindignation of to be snubbed, and his allegations there were shady politics behind.