The comedian, who recently made headlines by describing afro-textured hair as “nasty,” said that she also witnessed her mother stab her father when she was 5-years-old.
Overcome with emotion, Underwood said that she carries her sister’s birth certificate with her and considers her to be her “guardian angel.” She also shared that her childhood pain led her to comedy because, hopefully, if she could make people laugh, they wouldn’t experience some of the pain she felt growing up.
Watch the clip below:
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