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Tyler Perry

Oprah Tops Forbes‘ Highest-Paid Celebrities List

… And interestingly enough, she’s the only woman in the Top 10. Others on the list are as follows: #10 – Simon Cowell, $90 million #9 – George Lucas, $90 million #8 – James Patterson, $94 million #7 – Howard Stern, $95 million #6 – Tyler Perry, $105 million #5 – Dr. Dre, $110 million #4 –...

Tyler Perry’s Mom (AKA The Real Madea) Passed Away

Tyler Perry is pretty much a punchline as far as I’m concerned, but I am sad to share the news that his mother, the inspiration for his character Madea, has passed away. No cause of death has been released yet, but Perry did post the following message on his website: “Willie Maxine Perry. February 12, 1945 to December 8, 2009. Thank...

I Actually Think Mariah Carey’s New Movie Looks Kind of Awesome

I caught a brief article through the AP about a flick featuring Mariah Carey as a social worker. It’s called Precious, and it’s produced by Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey, and the director’s first choice for Mariah’s role was Helen Mirren. When she dropped out, Lee Daniels called on Mariah — who is 25 years younger...

Tyler Perry’s Stalker Arrested

In yet another case that proves just about anybody can become the target of someone’s psychopathic obsession, Tyler Perry’s alleged stalker, Dawne Wilson, was arrested outside his Atlanta studio on Wednesday and is currently being held without bond. Perry had taken out a restraining order on the woman who has continually showed up...