Madea

In the 2014 comedy flick Top Five from Chris Rock, a joke was made about Tyler Perry‘s Madea character starring in a Halloween-themed thriller. Just in case you’re in the market for such a film, Perry will reprise the beloved character once more in the film scheduled to be released this coming fall.

Yes, the headline baffles us as well. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan turned heads after praising Hollywood director-actor Tyler Perry’s “Madea” character, calling it a worthy portrayal of a “strong, Black woman.” The minister went on to hail Perry for bringing the bawdy, tough-talking matriarch to the masses.  

As if Madea going to jail on the big screen wasn’t ridiculous enough, a man in Mississippi sought to act out the story line. While millions of people across the country took advantage of  Black Friday sales, a criminal robbed a bank, dressed as Tyler Perry’s infamous character. Marvin Webb, 45, robbed the First Security Bank […]

We all know that Spike Lee isn’t one to hold his tongue, so when people asked about his disdain for Tyler Perry, he quickly shut the whole thing down. Lee, who is promoting his Red Hook Summer release, was being interviewed by host Art Terrell, on Atlanta’s KISS 104.1  radio station, when the Perry questions came […]

Tyler Perry can now breathe a sigh of relief after firefighters extinguished a massive fire that took place at the filmmaker’s sprawling southwestern Atlanta studio complex, Tuesday (May 1).  At 8:41 p.m. firefighters responded to calls of a blaze at Tyler Perry Studios, with a reported 100 firefighters, 13 trucks and 12 engines on the […]

Tyler Perry has become the latest victim of identity theft. The playwright, actor and director is reporting that nearly $30,000 worth of charges were applied to his credit card without his permission. Tyler broke the news himself through his TylerPerry.com blog in one of his weekly updates. Speaking on the “idiot” who stole his credit […]