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Tyler Perry Settles At Least One Set of Rumors About Him

Just like the Spike Lee situation, I feel that ‘no response’ is the best response. I’m just gonna leave it at that… But I will tell you this … there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I’m suing The Boondocks. Those are all lies. I’m not suing anybody over that. And I haven’t fired anyone because of that show, either. I don’t know where all that came from.

—Tyler Perry, debunking those claims he’s going to sue Turner Broadcasting over The Boondocks making fun of him [via]

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26 Comments

  • Yet Another

    I can hear “Hilarious” clicking away on his keyboard now…. lol

  • Hilarious

    @Yet Another: Actually I only clicked because I saw this comment. Like I said before I’m not exactly a huge Tyler Perry fan, I just don’t think he’s the devil people try to make him out to be.

  • Black Pegasus

    I don’t believe him at all.

    Someone in is camp went after Turner Broadcasting over that Boondocks episode! Isn’t it a strange coincidence that we can no
    longer find that particular episode on youtube? (despite there being other FULL episodes of the show on youtube).

    His people tried to shut it down, and I will always believe that,
    despite what Miss Perry says.

  • Bill

    Tyler Perry is a gay man who does not want his gayness to limit his income and celebrity.

    A choice I dare say many have made in the past and will continue to make in the future.

    My ‘gaydar’ is mediocre to poor at best. But it goes to full scale alert whenever I look at this man.

    He wants to stay closeted. That’s his right.

    But he also is going to have to deal with the ramifications of living that lie. Both publicly and personally.

    He has created his own dilemma.

    Boo hoo.

  • james_from_the_great_city_of_cambridge

    @Yet Another: I’ll paraphrase what Hilarious is dying to say: “I hate Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry is a homophobe. But you’re still an idiot for hating that homophobe. You should love him cause he’s Black. He is not a coon act. I come from a rich family. I guess I love Tyler Perry and his coon act. HOW DARE YOU CRITICIZE TYLER PERRY! HE’S SUCCESSFUL!!!”

  • Hilarious

    @james_from_the_great_city_of_cambridge: Wow you actually hold internet grudges with someone you don’t know on a blog? Your life must be very interesting.

  • Ogre Magi

    Tyler Perry is a tool

  • Joe

    Ive never seen any of Perry’s movies, because they look so juvenille and stupid, but whenever Ive seen him in interviews, my gaydar goes into full throtle. No matter how hard he tries to hide behind Oprah (or maybe even because of it), the man is a big ol’ homosexchul.

  • Revemupman

    Well at least those rumors are put to rest. But that still dosen’t explain the tedious movies you keep spiting out.

  • alan brickman

    shameful and hurtful…go party with George Michael….

  • jeffree

    If poetess Maya Angelou were to come face to face with Mr. Perry, I hope she’s ask him if *he* knows “why the caged bird sings.”

  • concernedcitizen

    @Black Pegasus: don’t be ridiculous after all the publicity about it the reason you won’t find it on youtube is because they took it down, for copyright infringement…
    Turner doesn’t want to lose money by allowing it to be on youtube that will kill their dvd sales when they finally release it…
    No movie or series stays on youtube for long!!!!
    Mute point!

  • Sed

    If Turner decides to show repeats of the Tyler Perry episode then what you say is correct Black Pegasus. If that episode never sees the light of day again they we will know that TP complained and Turner bowed to the presure.

  • Delerious hilarity

    I come from a veeery welthy family. Go to youtubed to see an animated video of me wearing a bright pink Armani polo shirt and some simply fab aqua culottes, singing a sweet song about how we ride in a limo and live in a man-sion. But we still get refused entree into the country club.

    You will weep.
    If you prone to laughing veery hard, you may wet your pannttiees. Dont watch at work,

  • Lanjier

    He does not see the closet as a force of evil, and if a devil could be created, that he would love the closet, love the Christians who serve hatred of minorities, hate the truth, and hate those who love themselves for being gay, hate those able to love everyone, including the future guy Tyler can go out in public with.

  • Cam

    I totally do not think Tyler Perry is gay…I mean, only a straight man would create a movie series about a sassy trash talking older black woman where, instead of casting one of the MANY fantastic actresses out there who could play that part, he decides to dress up in drag himself to work that role. I mean seriously, what straight man DOESN’T think that he can slip on a pair of heels and be a woman better than an experienced female actress. With each Medea Movie Miss Perry just gets more and more butch…doesn’t he? Will he be going stag to the Oscars this year…or will he be bringing his mom?

  • Chitown Kev

    @Cam:

    FTW!

  • shanelle

    I have no way to know if Taylor Perry or Taylor Lautner be gay or straight. As long as they make sum movies which entertain, amaze, or delight me & Twin sister Goochie, we’re happy.

    Where did all this tension in the world come from?

  • ewe

    Newflash. Newsflash. Breaking News!!! I DON’T GIVE A FUCK. Her and Latifah can be as public with whoever they are sleeping with as they want cause i don’t care.

  • james_from_the_great_city_of_cambridge

    @Hilarious: Wrong. Again. I don’t use aliases…I’m not a fucking child like you. Now don’t you have an epsiode of Amos ‘n Andy, er, I mean Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, you have to go watch?

    @David Ehrenstein: I never said that quote you’re attributing to me.

  • sydney

    Bill: Tyler is not Gay! He is just extremely Happy! Bill, you just want Tyler to be gay so that you can marry him!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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