Tyler Perry is no stranger to biological father issues. He has spoken candidly about the issues stemming from growing up with his abusive father, Emmitt. The horrendous emotional and physical abuse Perry suffered not only drew him to change his own name from Emmitt to Tyler, but had him on the brink of suicide at age 10. The only problem? Perry has just discovered that this man is not his biological father.
The only way a single mom can be happy, Perry tells us, is by ceasing to be a single mom.
Tyler Perry, who has inspired audiences near and far since his debut in 1992, but even with all of his success he still remains humble and passionate about his work while continuing to wow his critics and turn heads in Hollywood.
I'm wondering if talking about things you don't know anything about is a biological, instinctive human trait, like anger or hunger or sympathy for George Clooney because he just can't seem to find the right woman.
Yes, we still have single mommas in the hood holding it down, but you also have single mothers taking their kids to school or football practice in the Benz they paid for and tucking their kids into bed at night in the house in her name.
Patrick is an actor to put on your radar. He has a list of goals and it appears he won't stop until he reaches them!
In case you're not familiar (and if you're not, WHO ARE YOU?), the Golden Raspberry Award (Razzie for short) is bestowed upon the junkiest, worst acted/written/directed movies in the business.
Tyler Perry's alter ego Madea is kicking up her heels in celebration of the Christmas season in Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas. This time out her co-...
Why is it that when black people create a film that isn't contingent upon slavery, gun violence, poverty and overt buffoonery, Hollywood and film critics alike are absolutely shocked by how well it does?
Since its peak in the 1970s, funk bands have significantly decreased in mainstream visibility and commercial success.
The audience' response to Tyler Perry and Bishop Jakes is psychologically intriguing. It is Bishop Jakes who is receiving the million dollars and yet the audience is rejoicing as if they are Bishop Jakes.
Lee Daniels' The Butler is a moving, multidimensional, and sometimes magical film from an emergent filmmaker who is still wrestling with his inside/outside relationship to the Hollywood machine.
What if more of us would open our eyes to the importance of quality art programs in our public schools? I know I have, and therein lies the genius of philanthropist Russell Simmons' aptly named charity.
Beginning next week, the first 40 episodes of the online versions of All My Children and One Life to Live that have been playing since late April on Hulu, HuluPlus and iTunes will run in afternoon time periods on OWN.
In a few months we will know if a jury believes that George Zimmeran was compelled to follow Trayvon Martin because of his race. One thing we know now, however, is that there is yet another victim of tired stereotypes and prejudices in this case, and that is Rachel Jeantel.
"Let Me Explain" comedian Kevin Hart gives his take on derogatory terms, why chocolate is bad for dogs, what's up with all those movie remakes, Tyle...