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It's Time For 'A Madea Christmas'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

"Y'all been to the North Pole? So have I -- I been on the pole," Tyler Perry cracks as he gyrates like a stripper while dressed as Madea dressed as Sa...

WATCH LIVE: Tyler Perry Talks To HuffPost Live

Posted 05.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Actor, director and entertainment media giant Tyler Perry joins HuffPost Live to discuss his latest film "Peeples" and his recent partnership with Opr...

Tyler Perry, Stop Vilifying Black Success

Ernest Owens | Posted 06.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

As a man who grew up in an urban environment that is now attending college at a fine Ivy League institution, I would like to let you know that I am not aspiring to become the controlling, manipulative and reckless psychopath that you continue to depict such men of color in your films.

I Ain't Mad-ea at Ya

Orlando Jones | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

It's been hard to keep this one under wraps but I'm about to embark on an exciting new chapter in my career and wanted to share it with my HuffPost family first and foremost before our official announcement tomorrow.

WATCH: Jamie Foxx Spoofs Tyler Perry

Posted 12.09.2012 | Comedy

Tyler Perry may be getting away from dressing in drag in his new thriller, "Alex Cross," but the "Saturday Night Live" writers aren't ready to let g...

Tyler Perry Does A 'Good Deed' For A Georgia Woman

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Black Voices

DECATUR, Ga. -- Filmmaker Tyler Perry is donating a new vehicle to a Georgia woman with cerebral palsy after her specially-equipped van was stolen out...

PHOTOS: Tyler Perry's Top Grossing Films

Posted 09.13.2012 | Black Voices

Since the start of his career, Tyler Perry has defied the odds and broken down barriers of major studios to prove naysayers wrong, all of which has la...

Authorities Identify Cause Of Tyler Perry's Studio Fire

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Investigators have determined that a fire at filmmaker Tyler Perry's Atlanta studios was caused by careless smoking. Capt. Marian McDaniel...

Second Fire Hits Tyler Perry Studios In Atlanta

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Officials are investigating a fire at filmmaker Tyler Perry's Atlanta studios, the second blaze in the past four months at the filming comp...

Tyler Perry and the Black Moviegoer Conundrum

Chevonne Harris | Posted 09.17.2012 | Black Voices
Chevonne Harris

While Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection brought in $25 million for its opening weekend and resurrected Perry's legion of loyal fans, it also drew what have quickly become the typical Perry critiques--he's an amateur, he lacks cinematic skill and is reinforcing racial stereotypes.

PHOTOS: 'Madea's' Crazy Red Carpet

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices

Tyler Perry was joined by a host of stars Monday night to fete the New York City premiere of his new movie "Madea's Witness Protection." Judging by...

Sued By Prisoner For $1 Million?

TMZ | Posted 02.28.2012 | Celebrity

Jamie Foxx and Tyler Perry are being sued for $1 million each by a prisoner -- who claims the duo jacked his idea for a groan-worthy new comedy ... st...

Tyler Perry, Al Sharpton and the "Proper Negro" Remark

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 12.26.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Tyler Perry has been hit with the kind of haterology only reserved for a black man who was able to stealthily rise to become the highest paid man in all of Hollywood. Not the highest paid black man... the highest paid man, period.

Is It OK For a Black Man to Get Rich While Wearing a Dress?

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 11.21.2011 | Black Voices
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Tyler Perry recently topped off the list of the highest paid men in entertainment. His obvious financial success leads some to wonder just how far a man should go in order to find his way to riches.

Tyler Perry To Spike Lee: 'Go Straight To Hell'

Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

The long-simmering war of words between Tyler Perry and Spike Lee is heating up again. Perry, in both a message on his website and a press conferen...

Tyler Perry Contemplates Killing Madea

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Tyler Perry wants Madea dead. That may come as a surprise, given the big-hearted but foul-tempered, pistol-packin' granny has eme...