Tyler Perry

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Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry explains : “I’m getting calls that I fired writers for trying to unionize. What? I came to the WGA on my own to try to work with them! I fired the writers because they weren’t giving me what I wanted. Period. It was a mess. The press says I fired writers who were trying to unionize. Not true, and it pissed me off,” “Later on, my mom got sick. So I put a writers’ room in place for one of my shows. Now we’re a WGA show and I’m paying WGA rates. Scripts they’re turning in? Ratings are going down. So now I have to go in and give notes on how to rewrite them. And if I still don’t like it, I have to pay them again for another rewrite,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry explains : “I’m getting calls that I fired writers for trying to unionize. What? I came to the WGA on my own to try to work with them! I fired the writers because they weren’t giving me what I wanted. Period. It was a mess. The press says I fired writers who were trying to unionize. Not true, and it pissed me off,” “Later on, my mom got sick. So I put a writers’ room in place for one of my shows. Now we’re a WGA show and I’m paying WGA rates. Scripts they’re turning in? Ratings are going down. So now I have to go in and give notes on how to rewrite them. And if I still don’t like it, I have to pay them again for another rewrite,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "In my grandmother's quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television," "But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "In my grandmother's quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television," "But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy" External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : "whether we know it or not, we are all sewing our own quilts with our thoughts and behaviors, our experiences and our memories" External link

fox5atlanta Monday, September 21, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Here I was a person who prides myself on celebrating our heritage, our culture, and I didn't even recognize the value in my grandmother's quilt," "I dismissed her work and her story because it didn't look like what I thought it should" External link

ABCnews Monday, September 21, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I stand here tonight to say thank you, to all the people who are celebrating and know the value of every patch and every story and every color that makes up this quilt that is our business,” “This quilt that is our lives. This quilt that is America” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, September 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry told : “The truth is we literally sat and went through every scenario that we could, so there was nothing that caught us by surprise,” External link

forbes Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "You got to understand, I had no mentors," External link

CBSnews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "I'll tell you what I'm most excited about next is pulling this next phase off," External link

CBSnews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : “I love when people say you come from ‘humble beginnings,’” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "I love when people say you come from humble beginnings. It means you were poor as hell," External link

upi Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “Ownership for me was easy because I was underestimated,” “They said, ‘Sure, you can own it.’ They didn’t think it’d be worth anything” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Ownership for me was easy because I was underestimated," "They said, 'Sure, you can own it.' They didn't think it'd be worth anything" External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “D amn, it’s hot out here,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “You got to understand, I had no mentors,” “My father doesn’t know anything about business, and my uncles and mother, they know nothing about this. I didn’t go to business school. Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned in progress” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says ( about Tyler Perry ) : “I couldn’t walk down the street without people screaming, ‘Madea, Tyler, Madea!’ ” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “There was about a 10-year period where everything went on a deep lull and there was nothing being made for people of color,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “I own the lights. I own the sets,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “I can go outside and take this dirt and put it on my hands and know that there were Confederate soldiers here walking this land, plotting and planning everything they could to keep us Negroes in place,” “The very fact that I am here on this land, the very fact that hundreds of people—Black and brown people—come here to make a living, that is effecting change” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said ( about Georgia Department ) : “Sadly, it’s happening right here in our backyard in Georgia, in small towns and big cities,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It can save someone’s life,” “Working together we can be the force of good that ends human trafficking once and for all” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It is critically important to know the warning signs of sex trafficking and how to report suspicious activity. It can save someone’s life,” External link

live5news Monday, August 31, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It is critically important to know the warning signs of sex trafficking and how to report suspicious activity. It can save someone’s life,” External link

wsfa Monday, August 31, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy,” External link

thegrio Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "I'm grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy," "I've always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we've built. My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn't offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own" External link

fox5atlanta Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry added : "I've always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we've built," "My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn't offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own" External link

upi Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy,” “I’ve always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we’ve built. My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn’t offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "We're approaching $18 million by the time we get to the last show," "So yeah, it added a little more than almost $5 million per show to the budget" External link

CBSnews Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry : “I was all ready to go. It was March 16. I’m watching, I’m reading, I’m paying attention to all this happening with the numbers, and I go, ‘OK, we have to shut down.'” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “When you’re shooting television shows, you work very closely with people. You’re, I mean, you’re pretty much one-on-one with them” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “But a few weeks in, I realized, ‘You got to figure this out if you’re going to do it.'” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “Let’s be clear about what we’re doing here. I’m trying to have people protect them-, keep their lives, to help the healthy and safe, but also to protect their livelihood. And that is not as important as people out in nursing homes and other places trying to get COVID tests. If that happens, we would step back and shut down, because the important thing is that people are able to get the testing that they need” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “So masks work. They, absolutely, masks work, and testing works, contact tracing works. We were able to manage it just doing that: testing, isolation and contact tracing” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “This is a celebration of the ‘boy from Troy,’” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Friday, July 31, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "This is a celebration of the 'boy from Troy,'" "A forefather of the civil rights movement, who would live to see his contributions for equality result in witnessing the swearing in of the first Black United States president" External link

CBSnews Friday, July 31, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I was very optimistic. I was very optimistic about, you know, at the horror of what happened after the death of George Floyd. I became optimistic when I saw so many people get it. It was the same thing that happens during the Civil Rights Movement and people saw on television that what happened on Edmund Pettus Bridge what happened with Bull Connor, what happened in all these moments when people saw it, when white people saw it, they got engaged. They wanted to help,” “But lately, I've been very, very concerned that the message is being hijacked by some other groups or political ads and parties that are trying to stop the message of what we're asking for here is police reform. Right. So yes, I was but I'm worried now is because of what I'm seeing” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I'm not for taking money for the police department,” “I think we need more police. My studio is in a neighborhood where I think we need police, but we don't need police… that are under-trained. And you got to understand, I have really close friends who are police officers that I love dearly who are really good people, who have been very, very hurt by this as well” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry responded : “I think we need the police. I know that I need the police. I have several that worked for me here at the studio. We need them, but we need them reformed. We need them trained. Well, we need the right structure,” “But some of the things inside of the ‘defund the police’ [movement] I really understand, like having officers who are clinically trained to deal with certain situations – I think all of those things are helpful. But taking money from the police department to make the police department smaller, that troubles me” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Realizing that are the people who are dying the most from COVID, I knew that I had to go far, far beyond," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "I've got the best crew in the business. I've got a group of underdogs, we've all been counted out. I have former prisoners that are working for me," "I'm so proud of them. It almost brings me to tears when I think about their behavior their good behavior" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “This is about the community that I love, that I live and work in,” External link

foxnews Friday, July 17, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “When I walked into that meeting for the first time, and I saw that team sitting around the table — I have never seen that much diversity,” External link

nytimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

fox35orlando Friday, July 10, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

fox5atlanta Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “When I walked into that meeting for the first time, and I saw that team sitting around the table — I have never seen that much diversity,” External link

nytimes Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “The biggest difference between people having a successful mentor relationship boils down to initiative,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT



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Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "Tyler Perry has done what no one had done before him -- make it as an outsider" External link

southernminn Monday, September 21, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "Tyler ensured that Black people would be represented in front of and behind the camera. " External link

southernminn Monday, September 21, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Chris Rock added ( about Tyler Perry ) : “Tyler Perry sets felt like watching ‘Black Panther.' There were Black people everywhere” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''Tyler Perry has done what no one had done before him -- make it as an outsider.'' External link

contactmusic Monday, September 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''Tyler ensured that Black people would be represented in front of and behind the camera. '' External link

contactmusic Monday, September 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says ( about Tyler Perry ) : “I couldn’t walk down the street without people screaming, ‘Madea, Tyler, Madea!’ ” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones.'' External link

contactmusic Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones" External link

hiawathaworldonline Friday, July 10, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones.'' External link

contactmusic Friday, July 10, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Trey Haley said ( about Tyler Perry ) : “We are people of color who would like to own a studio here in Los Angeles,” “What Tyler Perry has done in Atlanta is very inspirational to us. We’ve been on that playing field with that mentality for a while. We want to do as much as we can to empower people to get their visions off the ground, in front of and behind the camera” External link

eurweb Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

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Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry explains : “I’m getting calls that I fired writers for trying to unionize. What? I came to the WGA on my own to try to work with them! I fired the writers because they weren’t giving me what I wanted. Period. It was a mess. The press says I fired writers who were trying to unionize. Not true, and it pissed me off,” “Later on, my mom got sick. So I put a writers’ room in place for one of my shows. Now we’re a WGA show and I’m paying WGA rates. Scripts they’re turning in? Ratings are going down. So now I have to go in and give notes on how to rewrite them. And if I still don’t like it, I have to pay them again for another rewrite,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry tells : “TBS isn’t paying me the money upfront — I’m financing these shows myself. I’m not Sony, I’m not Disney; I need to work out a deal for pay rates,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry explains : “I’m getting calls that I fired writers for trying to unionize. What? I came to the WGA on my own to try to work with them! I fired the writers because they weren’t giving me what I wanted. Period. It was a mess. The press says I fired writers who were trying to unionize. Not true, and it pissed me off,” “Later on, my mom got sick. So I put a writers’ room in place for one of my shows. Now we’re a WGA show and I’m paying WGA rates. Scripts they’re turning in? Ratings are going down. So now I have to go in and give notes on how to rewrite them. And if I still don’t like it, I have to pay them again for another rewrite,” External link

eurweb Friday, October 2, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "In my grandmother's quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television," "But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:36:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "In my grandmother's quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television," "But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy" External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : "whether we know it or not, we are all sewing our own quilts with our thoughts and behaviors, our experiences and our memories" External link

fox5atlanta Monday, September 21, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “In my grandmother’s quilt, there were no patches that represented Black people on television,” “But in my quilt, her grandson is being celebrated by the Television Academy” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Here I was a person who prides myself on celebrating our heritage, our culture, and I didn't even recognize the value in my grandmother's quilt," "I dismissed her work and her story because it didn't look like what I thought it should" External link

ABCnews Monday, September 21, 2020 6:31:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I stand here tonight to say thank you, to all the people who are celebrating and know the value of every patch and every story and every color that makes up this quilt that is our business,” “This quilt that is our lives. This quilt that is America” External link

houstonchronicle Monday, September 21, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry told : “The truth is we literally sat and went through every scenario that we could, so there was nothing that caught us by surprise,” External link

forbes Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "You got to understand, I had no mentors," External link

CBSnews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "I'll tell you what I'm most excited about next is pulling this next phase off," External link

CBSnews Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : “I love when people say you come from ‘humble beginnings,’” External link

thegrio Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry told : "I love when people say you come from humble beginnings. It means you were poor as hell," External link

upi Wednesday, September 2, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “Ownership for me was easy because I was underestimated,” “They said, ‘Sure, you can own it.’ They didn’t think it’d be worth anything” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Ownership for me was easy because I was underestimated," "They said, 'Sure, you can own it.' They didn't think it'd be worth anything" External link

usaToday Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “D amn, it’s hot out here,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “You got to understand, I had no mentors,” “My father doesn’t know anything about business, and my uncles and mother, they know nothing about this. I didn’t go to business school. Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned in progress” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says ( about Tyler Perry ) : “I couldn’t walk down the street without people screaming, ‘Madea, Tyler, Madea!’ ” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “There was about a 10-year period where everything went on a deep lull and there was nothing being made for people of color,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “I own the lights. I own the sets,” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “I can go outside and take this dirt and put it on my hands and know that there were Confederate soldiers here walking this land, plotting and planning everything they could to keep us Negroes in place,” “The very fact that I am here on this land, the very fact that hundreds of people—Black and brown people—come here to make a living, that is effecting change” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said ( about Georgia Department ) : “Sadly, it’s happening right here in our backyard in Georgia, in small towns and big cities,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It can save someone’s life,” “Working together we can be the force of good that ends human trafficking once and for all” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It is critically important to know the warning signs of sex trafficking and how to report suspicious activity. It can save someone’s life,” External link

live5news Monday, August 31, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “It is critically important to know the warning signs of sex trafficking and how to report suspicious activity. It can save someone’s life,” External link

wsfa Monday, August 31, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy,” External link

thegrio Thursday, August 20, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "I'm grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy," "I've always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we've built. My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn't offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own" External link

fox5atlanta Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry added : "I've always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we've built," "My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn't offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own" External link

upi Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m grateful for and humbled by this recognition from the Television Academy,” “I’ve always prided myself on the work we do at the studio, our diverse representation of people from all walks of life, and the community we’ve built. My hope is that through moments like this we can remind others of the power of ownership and show that when the world doesn’t offer you a seat at the table, you can build your own” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "We're approaching $18 million by the time we get to the last show," "So yeah, it added a little more than almost $5 million per show to the budget" External link

CBSnews Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Monday, August 10, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “We had four positives in our initial check-in before anyone was allowed to leave their room,” “We had those people leave and got them the help they needed” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “My biggest concern was, I have several crew members who have preexisting conditions that I asked personally to sit this one out but they said no, they wanted to work, they needed to work,” “I couldn’t legally stop them from working, so my biggest concern was making sure that they were safe and that the actors who did not wear masks were safe. Because masks one hundred percent help cut down on the spread. Every time an actor had a mask off, and every time I looked at the people with preexisting conditions, they were my biggest concern” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “After losing a crew member to COVID that was on another production at the very beginning of this thing, clearly I understand the nervousness, I understand the trepidation, and they should enter with extreme caution,” “But I tell you, if you can’t test everyone every day, I don’t know how you do this unless it’s a quarantine bubble. I don’t know another way, because COVID could be among you and spreading and you not know it” External link

eurweb Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry : “I was all ready to go. It was March 16. I’m watching, I’m reading, I’m paying attention to all this happening with the numbers, and I go, ‘OK, we have to shut down.'” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “When you’re shooting television shows, you work very closely with people. You’re, I mean, you’re pretty much one-on-one with them” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “But a few weeks in, I realized, ‘You got to figure this out if you’re going to do it.'” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “Let’s be clear about what we’re doing here. I’m trying to have people protect them-, keep their lives, to help the healthy and safe, but also to protect their livelihood. And that is not as important as people out in nursing homes and other places trying to get COVID tests. If that happens, we would step back and shut down, because the important thing is that people are able to get the testing that they need” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry : “So masks work. They, absolutely, masks work, and testing works, contact tracing works. We were able to manage it just doing that: testing, isolation and contact tracing” External link

wsvn Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “This is a celebration of the ‘boy from Troy,’” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Friday, July 31, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "This is a celebration of the 'boy from Troy,'" "A forefather of the civil rights movement, who would live to see his contributions for equality result in witnessing the swearing in of the first Black United States president" External link

CBSnews Friday, July 31, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I was very optimistic. I was very optimistic about, you know, at the horror of what happened after the death of George Floyd. I became optimistic when I saw so many people get it. It was the same thing that happens during the Civil Rights Movement and people saw on television that what happened on Edmund Pettus Bridge what happened with Bull Connor, what happened in all these moments when people saw it, when white people saw it, they got engaged. They wanted to help,” “But lately, I've been very, very concerned that the message is being hijacked by some other groups or political ads and parties that are trying to stop the message of what we're asking for here is police reform. Right. So yes, I was but I'm worried now is because of what I'm seeing” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I'm not for taking money for the police department,” “I think we need more police. My studio is in a neighborhood where I think we need police, but we don't need police… that are under-trained. And you got to understand, I have really close friends who are police officers that I love dearly who are really good people, who have been very, very hurt by this as well” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry responded : “I think we need the police. I know that I need the police. I have several that worked for me here at the studio. We need them, but we need them reformed. We need them trained. Well, we need the right structure,” “But some of the things inside of the ‘defund the police’ [movement] I really understand, like having officers who are clinically trained to deal with certain situations – I think all of those things are helpful. But taking money from the police department to make the police department smaller, that troubles me” External link

forbes Friday, July 31, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "Realizing that are the people who are dying the most from COVID, I knew that I had to go far, far beyond," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : "I've got the best crew in the business. I've got a group of underdogs, we've all been counted out. I have former prisoners that are working for me," "I'm so proud of them. It almost brings me to tears when I think about their behavior their good behavior" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “This is about the community that I love, that I live and work in,” External link

foxnews Friday, July 17, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “When I walked into that meeting for the first time, and I saw that team sitting around the table — I have never seen that much diversity,” External link

nytimes Saturday, July 11, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

fox35orlando Friday, July 10, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

fox5atlanta Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea Turner’s college than her funeral,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 9, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Tyler Perry said : “When I walked into that meeting for the first time, and I saw that team sitting around the table — I have never seen that much diversity,” External link

nytimes Monday, July 6, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says : “The biggest difference between people having a successful mentor relationship boils down to initiative,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT



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colleague0.73%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
star2.19%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
creator6.57%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
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Tyler PerryEN73.61%
Tyler PerryPT8.38%
Tyler PerryFR5.44%
Tyler PerryES4.42%
Tyler PerryIT3.62%
Tyler PerryEU3.62%
TYLER PERRYEN0.57%
Tyler PerryAR0.23%
Tyler PerrySW0.11%


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Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "Tyler Perry has done what no one had done before him -- make it as an outsider" External link

southernminn Monday, September 21, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "Tyler ensured that Black people would be represented in front of and behind the camera. " External link

southernminn Monday, September 21, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Chris Rock added ( about Tyler Perry ) : “Tyler Perry sets felt like watching ‘Black Panther.' There were Black people everywhere” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, September 21, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''Tyler Perry has done what no one had done before him -- make it as an outsider.'' External link

contactmusic Monday, September 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Oprah Winfrey said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''Tyler ensured that Black people would be represented in front of and behind the camera. '' External link

contactmusic Monday, September 21, 2020 6:20:00 AM EAT

Tyler Perry says ( about Tyler Perry ) : “I couldn’t walk down the street without people screaming, ‘Madea, Tyler, Madea!’ ” External link

forbes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones" External link

southernminn Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones.'' External link

contactmusic Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : "I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones" External link

hiawathaworldonline Friday, July 10, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Katie Nicholl said ( about Tyler Perry ) : ''I think he is just about walking. He's a very happy little boy, he's loving life in L.A. and they are still staying at Tyler Perry's house. I'm told they haven't found their forever home yet, they're still looking. They really do love that family time and they've had a lot of that recently. They both feel very grateful for that time they've had at home with Archie, watching him achieve all of those milestones.'' External link

contactmusic Friday, July 10, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Trey Haley said ( about Tyler Perry ) : “We are people of color who would like to own a studio here in Los Angeles,” “What Tyler Perry has done in Atlanta is very inspirational to us. We’ve been on that playing field with that mentality for a while. We want to do as much as we can to empower people to get their visions off the ground, in front of and behind the camera” External link

eurweb Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT