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Tyler Perry: Oprah Winfrey 'Strained Her Back' Lifting Birthday Flowers

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Being Oprah Winfrey is tough, you guys. People are always confessing things to you, asking you to be in over-the-top sketches and sending you birthday flowers that are quite impossible to lift.

Yes, being Oprah is absolutely heinous, especially with Tyler Perry as your good friend. The "Madea" actor and writer sent the media mogul a sizable flower arrangement for her 59th birthday on Tuesday, but apparently Winfrey had some trouble lifting it.

Perry took to his Facebook page to issue an apology after Winfrey strained her back:


I like to send really large flower arrangements to people for whatever occasion. Well, I sent one to Oprah yesterday for her birthday. She strained her back picking it up. No joke! Feel better Oprah. Happy birthday. Sorry. :-( Next year I'm sending her one rose. :-)

Perry's flower arrangement was one of many that Winfrey received in honor of her special day. On Wednesday night, she posted a photo to Instagram that featured her standing behind several bouquets with her arms outstretched and a wide smile plastered across her face. The photo's caption read, "Beautiful birthday. Thanks All!" (A tough life indeed!)

Perry is currently creating two sitcoms for the Oprah Winfrey Network. Both are set for mid-2013 premieres.

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