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Tiffany Haddish is gearing up for her huge function as Florence Griffith Joyner a.ok.a Flo-Jo within the upcoming biopic concerning the late monitor star’s life and most lately, the actress and slapstick comedian bought actual about her health journey, telling PEOPLE Magazine about her plans to rework her physique to appear to be the Olympian. “That is going to be big — and my legs are going to be superb!” the 41-year-old instructed the journal. “Florence Griffith Joyner was an incredible human being and the extra I’m studying about her, the extra I’m like ‘Wow!’”
Tiffany is already working laborious in direction of her Flo-Jo aim, having misplaced 50 lbs already within the final yr, one thing that she instructed PEOPLE has helped her really feel higher each mentally and bodily. She continued, “To start with, it feels good to have the ability to put on a two-piece and never really feel like, ‘Oh, I bought to place a complete sarong on and a really giant coverup, coverall state of affairs. It feels good to have the ability to be free. And the principle factor about the entire transformation is my knees really feel like they’re blissful. And when my legs is blissful, Tiffany’s blissful.”
And as for channeling Flo-Jo’s type, the actress says she’s already begun sampling a few of her most daring monitor outfits and signature fingernails, two staples that made Flo-Jo the icon she is immediately. “Yeah. I’ve tried on among the outfits and I need to say, I look fairly darn good in them,” she instructed PEOPLE. “I had the lengthy nails over the summer time. We don’t have lengthy nails proper now as a result of there’s quite a lot of typing that I’m doing; I’m within the technique of writing my subsequent e book. So we want the fingertips so we will transfer shortly on the keyboard, however the nails might be again earlier than later.”
The untitled Flo-Jo biopic was introduced in June and might be produced by Tiffany with Flo-Jo’s widower and former coach Al Joyner as a inventive marketing consultant.