Comedian Tiffany Haddish spoke about her difficult journey to fame and how Kevin Hart changed her life in a new interview with Today's "Sunday Sitdown."

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Haddish said she was living out of her car during the beginning stages of her career. "I would always pull up 5 to 10 minutes late so no one could see my car, because I had all my clothes and suitcases in my car," Haddish explains.

She goes on to say that Kevin Hart helped changed her life with a gesture of kindness years ago" "[Kevin Hart] said, 'You can't be living in your car on these streets,'" Haddish recalls. "He gave me 300 bucks and was like 'Find yourself a place for the week. And then write out a list of goals of what you want to do then start accomplishing those goals.'"

Hart went on to offer Haddish a recurring guest spot on The Real Husbands of Hollywood.

Haddish would become the first African-American female stand-up comedian to host Saturday Night Live. "Once it was all done, I was like 'Whew, I made that history," she says. "Every morning when I wake up I'm always praying and thankful. So, I always try to find the good in everything."