BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 11: (L - R) TV personality Lisa Vanderpump, actor/director Tyler Perry and Dr. Pearl E. Grimes attend The Coalition For At-Risk Youth (CARRY) 'Shall We Dance' Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 11, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
I felt a huge responsibility for her, for Whitney, herself ... From the first day we sat down in that restaurant and had a conversation where she was so open with me, I felt a responsibility to do all I could to help her.More quotes »
'Peeples' review: Nice family, but you've already met them
just-this-side-of-legal knockoff of "Meet the Parents," altered only by minor script details and an African-American cast. Tyler Perry produced "Peeples," and it bears his distinctly formulaic stamp, but it isn't a completely cynical exercise. Among its saving Read more »
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OWN Previews New Scripted Tyler Perry Shows in Washington D.C With Tika Sumpter & Patrice Lovely [Recap]
Thursday, various D.C. influencers, VIPs and Tyler Perry fans flocked to B. Smith's Restaurant for a peek at OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's forthcoming scripted Tyler Perry shows "The Haves and The Have Nots" and "Love Thy Neighbor." On hand to greet the guests 5/24/13 from Posh The Socialite Read more »
Knox native Renee Lawless takes on lead role in Tyler Perry drama 'The Haves and the Have Nots"
I love Knoxville. It will always be home to me. “The Haves and the Have Nots” seems a significant departure from most of Tyler Perry’s films, which generally are morality tales. Do these characters have redeeming values to emulate? A: There is a very strong 5/24/13 from KnoxNews Read more »
Tyler Perry: How I Tried to Save Whitney Houston's Life—Watch the Oprah Interview Clip
Perry did all he could to help his friend Whitney Houston. "I felt a huge responsibility for her, for Whitney, herself" Perry told the former talk-show queen. "From the first day we sat down in that restaurant and had a conversation where she was so open with 5/24/13 from E! Online Read more »
Video Sneak Peek: Tyler Perry’s “Love Thy Neighbor”
a break (her singing) Matter fact every last person that sings in this man’s plays have voices like no other Hell even Tyler Perry can blow. Dude is really talented ! I will be watching. Have Nots looks like a tv version of Family That Preys. Love all how 5/24/13 from Sandra Rose Read more »
Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey alliance marks new turn for OWN
most prominent super power brokers are joining forces, prompting a parade of hoopla, self congratulation and skepticism. Tyler Perry has several scripted series in the works for the Oprah Winfrey Network, an ambitious match up prompting applause and doubt. 5/24/13 from Talk Entertainment Read more »