By Brian Marks For Dailymail.com
Published: 06:39 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 06:40 GMT, 2 December 2019
She had a difficult and tumultuous childhood.
And Tiffany Hadish has revealed she was seven the first time she celebrated Christmas, when her stepfather surprised her with a bicycle.
The family didn't celebrate as her mother was a Jehovah's Witness, but her stepfather decided to buy a tree and surprise the children with gifts.
Unhappy holidays: Tiffany recounted a childhood Christmas when her step-dad bought presents with their rent money, which led to a day-long argument with her mom and an eviction notice
After getting a bicycle, an overjoyed Tiffany rode to the liquor store to buy a jar of pickles and Kool Aid.
'You haven't lived until you get a pickle and dip it in the Kool Aid and eat it. It's a delicacy,' she joked.
But her step-father spent money meant for the rent to pay for gifts, leading to a day-long row with Tiffany's mom. She said her family received an eviction notice a week later, 'so boo Christmas!'
Tiffany also opened up about her burgeoning Jewish faith, with the 39-year-old actress revealing her plans to celebrate her bat mitzvah on her 40th birthday,
Laugh attack: Tiffany Haddish, 39, opened up about her burgeoning faith and showed off her comic skills during a visit to The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on Sunday in New York City
Tiffany told Jimmy she decided to have her bat mitzvah after taking a 23 And Me genetic test.