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Did this man have his face slashed for saying that Tyler Perry is gay?

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This is an interview with Walter Lee Hampton.   Some said that he had his face slashed for telling the world that Tyler Perry was gay.  But there is more interesting stuff to the story, take a listen.   [leadplayer_vid id=”53549921E002C”]

Racist? Why is Lupita Nyong’o being warned to avoid Tyler Perry films?

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People have warned Lupita Nyong’o to avoid Tyler Perry films for being “degrading.”  But do you really believe that white Hollywood is going to be more respectful to her image than Tyler Perry films?  Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the matter with Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses.  Check it out. [leadplayer_vid id=”5347905BF2C2C”]

Nia Long Gives Advice To Single Mothers

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By Lechette Walker During Oprah’s Life Class, Nia long gave advice to Malikah, a single mom from Jamaica, New York, about how she can deal with her man and son’s bonding progression.  She passionately proclaimed that both of them, her son and man, are interested in music but the bonding has not evolved to an interactive relationship. Nia Long, co-Star in Tyler Perry’s movie “The Single Moms Club” is currently…

Tyler Perry Talks About How He Got Nia Long To Be Part Of The “Single Mom’s Club”

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By Lechette Walker Stunning 43 year old, Nia Long has been swept into film with Tyler Perry‘s upcoming box office original “The Single Mom’s Club,” that premieres in theaters on March 14, 2014. NAACP award winner, Long was working on the cast of `House of Lies’ when she received the call from Perry to be a lead cast member in the upcoming film. “Tyler called and said, “Look I need…

Malik Yoba Wants His New Play To Be Empowering

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By Carolyn Hall If you’re a fan of Black cinema, you’ve probably seen Malik Yoba before. This brother has been in over 30+ films and television shows. In fact, in the 90’s, he was the star of one of the most popular television dramas-“New York Undercover.” This show is still in heavy rotation on a number of stations, such as TV ONE and BET. More recently, he has been a…

Tyler Perry’s New Show On OWN Still Dominates The Ratings

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By Stephanie Allen-Gobert .84 million Viewers! That’s a way to set a record. Indiewire.com reports the Tyler Perry drama; The Haves and the Have Nots set a record this past Tuesday night (1/21/14) by drawing a record 2.84 million total viewers on the latest episode. ‘The Haves and the Have Nots, has seen a +2% increase in total viewers over the season premiere (01/07/14), and posted double digit growth compared…

Tyler Perry Plans Auditions Aboard The Fantastic Voyage Cruise

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By Daphne R If you’re planning to step aboard Tom Joyner’s The Fantastic Journey 2014, you may be in for an added treat, especially if you’re an aspiring actor/actress. Tyler Perry has announced a special offering for the trip next year. He will be giving those cruise-goers aboard the ship a chance to audition for a role in an upcoming Tyler Perry project. At this time, Perry doesn’t know for…

“Best Man” Director Doesn’t Really Like Tyler Perry Movies all That Much

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Malcolm Lee is the director that has all of Hollywood buzzing.  His new film, “Best Man Holiday” has exceeded expectations and done extremely well at the box office.  The film was graded highly on nearly all major criteria, striking an extraordinary balance between positive black imagery and just enough ratchedness to fit in with today’s pop culture. What people might have forgotten is that just a few months ago, Lee…

Tyler Perry’s ‘A Madea Christmas’:  Are You Going to See That One?

Tyler Perry’s ‘A Madea Christmas’: Are You Going to See That One?

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  Do you love Tyler Perry films, hate them or just don’t care?  He’s making a ton of money, but there are some people who are tired of seeing a black man in a dress.  But he’s working hard and putting them out as fast as the market will absorb them, so you can expect to see Madea again this Christmas. Here’s what Lionsgate, Perry’s distributor, has to say about…

Oprah’s Network Buys More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s New Shows

Oprah’s Network Buys More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s New Shows

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The Oprah Winfrey-Tyler Perry combo comes packing a major punch on ratings. The two are able to draw massive audiences together and are loved more than nearly any other entertainment duo on the planet.  Now, Oprah is going to double down on Tyler’s shows, which are filmed at his amazing studio down in Atlanta.  Both Tyler and Oprah are making more than nearly anyone else in Hollywood.  The neat thing…

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

The Oprah Winfrey Network Has Made History With Its Best Quarter Ever

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By: Madam Prezident Oprah Winfrey is a global icon. A friend and I had a conversation about Oprah’s move transition to the Oprah Winfrey Network.  He said, “Oprah’s rich, but this Network is coming out of her money, not anyone elses-so this network needs to be a hit for her.” I didn’t agree or disagree with him. However, I know that this Network for Oprah is just as important as…

Janet Jackson Has Converted to Islam and Left the Music Industry

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Singer Janet Jackson had a widely celebrated wedding to billionaire Wissam Al Mana just a few months ago.  You might have heard that the wedding cost millions of dollars, and since that time, Janet hasn’t done any acting or released any music. It has since been reported that Janet has moved to the Middle East and converted to Islam.  Surprisingly, she also has disavowed music and left the industry entirely….

Good Deeds: Tyler Perry donates $100,000 to Ohio schools

Good Deeds: Tyler Perry donates $100,000 to Ohio schools

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It might just be a publicity move, but it’s a good one.  Tyler Perry has given a bunch of money to schools in Ohio that badly need it.  He is helping the schools to upgrade their commitment to athletics and the performing arts.  This move is good for his brand as well, since he can now sell more movie tickets to people outside his standard demographic.  After the challenges that…

Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

Sweet Brown Getting Her Own Reality Show

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If you do one interview and sound ignorant and crazy enough, you’ll probably get your own reality show. Sweet Brown is that woman, becoming the latest online sensation to get a chance to embarrass herself full time.   She has already done a cameo on a Tyler Perry movie, and is getting used to her newfound fame.  “It’s gonna be hilarious. You’re gonna really crack up,” Sweet Brown says of…

Tyler Perry’s ‘Peeples’ Does Horribly at the Box Office

Tyler Perry’s ‘Peeples’ Does Horribly at the Box Office

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Tyler Perry seemed like the director where everything he touched turned to gold. But that seems to just be everything he touches while wearing a dress.  His new film, “Peeples” didn’t do so well at the box office, hauling in a flimsy $4.8 million for the opening weekend.  This was far below the expectations for the film, which may not be a money maker for the super wealthy Mr. Perry….