Tyler Perry explains why he paid Cicely Tyson $1M for 1 day of work

Tyler Perry gave the queen of Black Hollywood, Cicely Tyson, her flowers while she was alive —and then some. The movie impresario revealed that he gave Tyson $1 million for a single day of work when she showed up for the filming of Why Did I Get Married? in 2007. Perry worked with Tyson on […]

Tyler Perry reacts to the actors who turned down his latest movie

TV and movie magnate Tyler Perry says he “feels so sad” for the actors and actresses who had the temerity to turn down an opportunity to star in his latest dramatic flick, A Jazzman’s Blues. The founder of America’s largest film studio – which is reportedly the grandest such movie campus in the world – […]

Tyler Perry hosts luncheon to show appreciation for Atlanta police officers

On June 19, Tyler Perry Studios hosted an appreciation luncheon for the Atlanta Police Department. Mayor Andre Dickens, interim Police Chief Darin Schierbaum, and Perry were present at the luncheon as this event was used to help boost morale in the police department. Mayor Andre Dickens told WSB-TV that he was glad that Perry decided […]

Man arrested after threatening to blow up Tyler Perry Studios

The nation’s largest film production studio was under duress from a menacing man who allegedly threatened to blow up the entire campus. Police arrested Coles Arrasheed after he made a vow to level Tyler Perry Studios in May 2022. According to the Atlanta Police Department incident report obtained by TMZ, Coles called the studio’s main […]

Syretta L. Bell, the ‘Makeup Socialite,’ is bossing up at Tyler Perry Studios

Syretta L. Bell “stars” as the department head of makeup for Tyler Perry Studios. In that role she is responsible for planning the makeup designs for all leading and supporting cast for shows such as “The Haves and the Have Nots,” “If Loving You is Wrong” and “Too Close to Home.” Bell shares her compelling […]

Tyler Perry’s ‘A Madea Homecoming’ scores No. 1 spot, gets positive reviews

Many fans were suffering from Madea withdrawal after the manic matriarch had been retired by its creator Tyler Perry back in 2019 following A Madea Family Funeral. The unforeseen pandemic, however, convinced Perry to unearth the sassy, gun-toting and English-language-mutilating grandmother from her metaphorical grave to make A Madea Homecoming and earned some good reviews […]

Tyler Perry brings Madea out of retirement for new movie (video)

Brace yourselves, Madea fans. Tyler Perry is bringing the loud-mouthed, pistol-packing, short-tempered, and English-language-destroying character back. The 52-year-old movie mogul and founder of Tyler Perry Studios has announced Madea’s excavation from her metaphorical grave to star in the new film, “A Madea Homecoming,” which will premiere on Netflix on Feb. 25, 2022. Made on a […]

Tyler Perry’s Bentley smashed in car accident

Movie mogul Tyler Perry was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening, Dec. 15, 2021, shortly after leaving the airport. The founder of Tyler Perry Studios had just landed in Burbank, California, and was driving to one of his West Coast homes, in Sherman Oaks, an upscale section of L.A. in […]

Actor Skyh Black details his journey from homelessness to 2 shows on BET+

Skyh Alvester Black is a multifaceted entertainer. He is currently an actor, but has roots in professional ballet, and has danced for Beyoncé. Black stated that he was homeless before his roles on Tyler Perry’s “All the Queen‘s Men” and “Sistas,” couch-surfing with various friends. He shares an extremely close connection with his grandmother who […]

Power couple David and Tamela Mann return to the screen with ‘Assisted Living’

NAACP Image® Award winner David Mann and his wife of 33 years, Tamela Mann — an accomplished actress, songwriter, producer and businesswoman — are returning not only to TV screens with the mid-season premiere of season two of “Assisted Living” but to streaming platforms with her new album, Overcomer. They joined rolling out to discuss […]

Christian Keyes dishes about new series, ‘All the Queen’s Men’

Christian Keyes, an accomplished actor, writer, singer and producer who is currently appearing in “The Rookie,” “The Boys,” and most recently, the TV adaptation of his novel for the BET+ series, “All the Queen’s Men.” The veteran of 40 stage productions, over 1,200 theatrical shows, and live performances in front of more than four million […]

Tyler Perry fires back at the critics of the wigs on ‘Sistas’

Movie mogul Tyler Perry has had it with the social media bullies who continue to trash him on the quality of wigs on his shows and movies, most particularly on the hit sitcom “Sistas.” On the latest episode of “The Tyler Perry Show: After-Show Edition,” Perry clapped back at his legion of hair haters. “I […]

Woman who put up billboard is now starring in Tyler Perry’s new TV show

Racquel Palmer, the actress who famously took out a billboard ad right next to Tyler Perry Studios in order to get the movie mogul’s attention in 2017, is now the lead actress in his latest TV series. Despite the fact that Tyler Perry gave Palmer a tongue-lashing for her imprudent audacity, and admonished the public […]

Tyler Perry blasted after ‘Sistas’ star said he likes prostate tickled (video)

Movie mogul Tyler Perry is taking some incoming fire on Wednesday, July 13, 2021, after the airing of the latest episode of “Sistas,” where a male actor admits to having two fathers, likes “lace underwear” and enjoys having his “prostate tickled.” The male character Calvin Rodney, who is played by Anthony Dalton, tries to explain […]

Tyler Perry and T.D. Jakes set to purchase over 132 acres in Georgia

Tyler Perry and Bishop T.D. Jakes made some powerful real estate moves this week as the two received the green light from Atlanta officials on Thursday, June 17, to purchase over 130 acres in the city through two separate deals. Perry will buy about 40 acres at Fort McPherson, an old U.S. army base where […]

Tyler Perry bringing back Madea (video)

She’s baaaaaaack! Tyler Perry announced on Twitter on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, that the iconic Madea character, who has grossed more than $1 billion at the box office in 11 films, will make a comeback in 2022 with the 12th movie, A Madea Homecoming. Contrary to what Perry promised in 2019 when he declared unequivocally […]

Tyler Perry demands federal investigation of new Georgia voting laws

Tyler Perry angrily calls for the U.S. Department of Justice to bring the full weight of his investigative arm down the state of Georgia after it passed draconian laws that greatly restricts the electorate’s ability to vote. The movie mogul decries the radical restrictions on local voters like limiting the number of ballot drop boxes, […]

Tyler Perry posts thirst-trap photo while saying he’s having midlife crisis

Tyler Perry told his millions of fans that he’s in the throes of a midlife crisis, even as he flashes his newly developed muscles after undergoing a wondrous weightlifting binge in 2020. The founder and owner of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, which has produced a blizzard of current TV shows and movies, is letting […]

Tyler Perry’s generosity continues in a big way

Filmmaker Tyler Perry continued his philanthropy in a huge way for families in metro Atlanta, just in time for Thanksgiving. Perry hosted a drive-thru food giveaway for 5,000 families at his Tyler Perry Studios in East Point, Georgia, south of Atlanta. “Although we wish that we could feed everyone in need, we will close the […]