The entertainment mogul, who admitted he was skeptical about the vaccine, sat down with two specialists to get all the facts before making his decision.
Film and TV mogul Tyler Perry has donated $100K to the legal defense fund of Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Black medical worker Breonna Taylor who was died in her own home at the hands of Louisville Metro Police Department plainclothes officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove. Mattingly, who was shot in the […]
Tyler Perry has donated $100,000 to the legal defense fund of Kenneth Walker, Variety has confirmed. Walker's girlfriend, Breonna Taylor, was fatally shot by plainclothes police officers in her Louisville, Ky. apartment on March 13. Walker was in the apartment at the time of the incident, and fired a warning shot at the officers, believing them […]
Add Tyler Perry to the list of celebrities to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. The powerhouse director, actor writer and producer gave back to his community of Atlanta, Ga. on Sunday by organizing a Thanksgiving food giveaway through his production company, Tyler Perry Studios. The event was announced on Thursday and took place today from […]
After Will Smith and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-star Janet Hubert made amends after a couple of decades of feuding, Mo'Nique demanded her own apology from Tyler Perry.
Paley Front Row 2020 Presented by Citi. Stars of BET+'s Tyler Perry's Ruthless (Melissa L. Williams, Matt Cedeño, Lenny Thomas, Blue Kimble, Yvonne Senat Jones, and Nirine S. Brown) gather with moderator Tonja Renée Stidhum at Paley Front Row 2020 to celebrate their show. Topics include: how they've spent their quarantine time; Cedeño's in-depth conversations with Perry about his complex character; the cast's strong bond and the very speedy filming process; Jones' praise for Perry's dynamic female characters, like those of Tennessee Williams; descriptions of the strictly COVID-compliant set; why Perry trusts the actors "almost too much" to make logical character choices; audience reactions to the memorable Dikhan and Andrew scene; hints about the upcoming second half of the first season; and fun memories of "the blackest moment on set."
Lopez delivered a very moving speech at the E! People's Choice Awards Sunday night after being honored as the People's Icon of 2020.
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Though he doesn’t want police departments defunded, Perry agrees with many of the reforms being called for.
The Kylie Cosmetics mogul may have had her billionaire status stripped by Forbes, but the financial news outlet still puts her at the top of its highest-paid celebrities list.
Filmmaker Tyler Perry used his social media platform to call for an end to violent protests in the wake of George Floyd's death last week. Protests have erupted across in the United States in the past few days, in cities like Minneapolis, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Atlanta, where Perry has his Tyler Perry Studios. […]
When Charles Gregory lost his battle with COVID-19 in early April, Tyler Perry took to social media to pay tribute to the Emmy-nominated hairstylist with whom he’d collaborated since 2006 on projects like “House of Payne” and “Madea Goes to Jail.” It’s why, in reopening Tyler Perry Studios and beginning production on his BET series […]
From dance-a-thons to messages of faith, celebrities including Diddy, Demi Moore and Salma Hayek found ways to honor the holiday.
Mariah Carey and Tyler Perry delivered special messages on Easter Sunday in the pastor's virtual service.
Tyler Perry paid tribute to famed makeup artist Charles Gregory, who died Wednesday due to complications from coronavirus. Gregory, a stylist to the likes to Perry and Viola Davis, worked on films including "Vice," "Zola" and "All Eyez on Me." "Today it’s with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of one […]
Snoop Dogg was a guest on a special "Red Table Talk," Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch show, to discuss the Gayle King controversy.
“I had a choice to make: I could accept what I felt was pay discrimination or I could stand up for those who came before me and those who will come after me. I chose to stand up," says the "Precious" actress.
In one of the most impactful speeches at Sunday night's BET Awards, Tyler Perry brought the audience to their feet talking about creating opportunities and taking control of his own destiny. The writer, producer, director was honored with BET's Ultimate Icon Award. Taraji P. Henson, who has appeared in a string of Perry's films including […]
BET is the latest brand to jump into streaming. The Viacom-owned cable channel is prepping a standalone streaming service, BET+, that would launch later this year, an individual with knowledge of the service confirmed to Variety. The service would be the home for Tracy Oliver's planned "First Wives Club" series along with original content from […]
After a close race for the top spot in North America, Universal and DreamWorks' "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" pulled ahead to secure the domestic box office crown. The final installment in the "Dragon" trilogy stayed strong, adding another $30 million in its second weekend of release. The animated adventure is just shy of the $100 million mark in North America with its domestic tally currently sitting at $97.6 million.
Tyler Perry's "A Madea Family Funeral" is challenging "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" for the top spot at the domestic box office, early estimates showed on Friday. The 11th installment of Lionsgate's Madea franchise is performing at the top end of expectations, with an opening of about $23 million at 2,442 sites […]