Topic: tyler perry

Poll: Is Tyler Perry’s Letter To The 11-Year-Old Penn State Sexual Abuse Victim Genuine Or Opportunistic?

Poll: Is Tyler Perry's Letter To The 11-Year-Old Penn State Sexual Abuse Victim Genuine Or Opportunistic?

Filmmaker Tyler Perry has been very open about the sexual abuse since he admitted on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010 that he had been molested as a child. It makes sense, then, that he would reach out to the 11-year-old Penn State sexual abuse victim with an open letter. But are his motives entirely pure, or is he taking advantage of a national news story for attention? More »

Tyler Perry Keeping Kim Kardashian In His Movie The Marriage Counselor Will Probably Profit Both Of Them

Tyler Perry Keeping Kim Kardashian In His Movie The Marriage Counselor Will Probably Profit Both Of Them

Filmmaker Tyler Perry‘s thing these days seems to be wedding movies: After the successes of Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?, he’s launching a TV series called For Better or Worse and another movie, The Marriage Counselor. But his decision to keep Kim Kardashian in the movie even after her divorce from Kris Humphries could hurt his credibility. More »

Video: Japan’s Idea of Blackface is a Little WTF

Video: Japan's Idea of Blackface is a Little WTF

In America, we are used to ideas of ingrained racism, and how that’s dealt with, with our long history of turmoil in the Civil Rights movement. But sometimes it’s easy to forget that other nations didn’t enslave black people for many years, and so their version of African-American culture is kind of…um, offensive? Or maybe cut them a break because they seemingly learned everything about black culture from Tyler Perry productions, as evidenced by this blackface Japanese movie, Vampire Girl VS Frankenstein Girl. More »