Posts tagged "tyler perry"

Tyler Perry Is A Dad!

Tyler Perry and longtime girlfriend Gelila Bekele welcomed their first child on Sunday, a son named Aman Tyler Perry. Mazel tov! [People] MTV will dedicate "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II" to late cast members Ryan Knight and Diem Brown. […
By: Claire Hannum / December 4, 2014

The Soapbox: Tyler Perry Has A Rape Problem In “Temptation”

Usually movies like Tyler Perry’s "Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" are right up my alley. You don’t see a Tyler Perry film because you’re under any illusions it will be good. At their best, Perry movies excel at hitting the sweet spot of terrible, the kind of bad movie you can’t wait to pick…
By: Nico Lang / April 3, 2013

“Think Like A Man” Allegedly Banned In France Because It’s Not “Diverse” Enough

"Think Like A Man," the new Tyler Perry romantic comedy [Update: based on a book by Steve Harvey] about black women and men, has allegedly been banned in France because officials say the film is not diverse enough. According to blogger Fabienne Flessel at the blog Global Voices: Surprising as it may be, the answer…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2012

8 Of The Craziest Billboards Ever

Actress Raquel Bailey really wants a part in Tyler Perry's next flick. She spent her "last money" ($1,500) for this billboard, which is conveniently located right near Perry's Atlanta studio. Well, that's one way to land an acting gig. Certainly not the conventional way. When I was an actress, I used to have to go…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 20, 2012

“For Colored Girls”: Watch The Trailer, See The Film

My mind was silent, but my heart was racing as I watched the trailer for Tyler Perry's "For Colored Girls," a film based on Ntozake Shange's choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. The trailer seems so powerful that I no longer have any doubt that Perry handled…
By: Annika Harris / September 16, 2010

Tyler Perry Casts All-Stars In “For Colored Girls … “

I haven't been a fan of Tyler Perry since I figured out his formula -- no-good man wrongs strong black woman who is saved by do-right man with a lot of Madea thrown in for comic relief. That being said, I'm really excited to see his film version of Ntosake Shange's acclaimed play "For Colored…
By: Annika Harris / June 4, 2010