As Madea, Tyler Perry is one of the most beloved mother figures the black community has ever seen. But is Perry ready to play the role of daddy — permanently? Well, If rumors are true, Perry may just be expecting a child of his own in the near future.
Perry recently celebrated his 45th birthday with a lavish party Monday and, according to Bossip, Perry revealed to his friends and family that he and his girlfriend, model and philanthropist Gelila Bekele, are expecting their first child together.
“The entertainment mogul just revealed he’s expecting his first child during his 45th birthday party last week. While he did not reveal who the mother is, sources close to Perry believe that it’s likely model-philanthropist Gelila Bekele is the mom-to-be. She and Perry have been linked off and on for the last five years or so,” read the report.
Neither Perry nor Bekele have commented on nor confirmed the rumor, but the world is definitely on alert now about Perry’s prospects of being a father. And we’ll definitely keep you posted as more details come in. – nicholas robinson