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Tyler Perry will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Oscars in April. The actor and director is being recognized for his extensive work on humanitarian and social justice causes, while the Motion Picture and Television Fund will become the first organization to also receive the accolade in recognition of heading toward its 100th…

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Tyler Lepley is taking public ownership of his sexual orientation by proclaiming he has always been a woman-loving heterosexual — and also denies that his director, Tyler Perry, is gay. Lepley, one of the stars of the popular sex-drenched drama “P-Valley,” refutes the beliefs of some fans who say he displays gay tendencies, particularly on…

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Queen of Media Oprah Winfrey just sold most of her shares in her Oprah Winfrey Network to its majority owner, Discovery Inc. According to Bloomberg, Winfrey’s company, Harpo Inc., filed to sell half of the 1.34 million shares and will receive $36 million in stock. Winfrey will remain CEO of OWN but now has a…

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Tyler Perry has inspired nearly as much awe in recent years for his random acts of kindness as he has for the construction of his massive Atlanta-based studio campus and his dizzying array of TV shows and movies. Page Six and the British newspaper The Sun are reporting that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are…

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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…

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At the beginning of 2020, Tyler Perry was criticized when he bragged that he’s the only writer and director of all of his many television shows and movies. It appears that the founder and CEO of the gargantuan Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta has pivoted from the previous posture that he has “no writer’s room.”…

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Tyler Perry recently shed light on how he was affected by Spike Lee’s judgement. During an interview with Variety, Perry discussed Lee’s past comments about his work. Lee once called Perry’s films “buffoonery.” Perry said that he viewed Lee as an inspiration as a filmmaker. “If any criticisms stung, it would have been his, because…

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Tyler Perry is set to be honored with the People’s Champion award at the 2020 E! People’s Choice Awards. The 51-year-old actor, writer, producer and director, who has been hailed a “natural leader,” will be recognized for his contributions to entertainment and his support of charitable organizations such as Feeding America and Covenant House. Perry…

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