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I'm Still In The Fight!

One day I’m going to write a book and tell you about all the crap that goes on behind the scenes in my life. Good God almighty, you won't believe some of the things I have to deal with. You would think that by now I wouldn’t have to fight to release a movie... but I do. Everything is a fight. I mean everything. By the time the movie comes out I’m so exhausted from the fight that it’s hard to unwind and take it all in.

Hear me good when I say this to you, I never take for granted that you are going to come out and see my films. Never. I know that you have a lot of choices and a lot of other things you can do with your time and money, so all I can tell you is that I’m so glad that you do and that you have been with me from the beginning. This means the world to me. It really does. That is where I get my rewards, knowing that you are with me. I want you to know that I, and everybody that works at TPS and their families, appreciate it so much.

With that said, MADEA’S WITNESS PROTECTION opens Friday, June 29th. That’s tomorrow. Just to let you know where this idea came from... I was sitting at dinner with a friend and I said to them, “the punishment for Bernie Madoff should have been that he had to move in with Madea." Isn’t the thought of that funny? Light bulbs went off in my head, so I wrote THE FUNNIEST Madea movie I’ve ever written. You’ll see! This movie is hilarious. It’s nonstop laughter. I sure hope you have plans to go out and take your family, friends, social and church groups to see MADEA’S WITNESS PROTECTION this weekend. The first weekend is so important. That’s how you’re judged in Hollywood. And that is how you can help me fight, by showing up at the movie theater this weekend.

I sure hope you still have my back… I need your help to win this fight.

I’ll be on Facebook, Twitter and tylerperry.com’s message board reading your comments.

Talk soon,

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  • Fiorella Miami, Fl

    Hello Tyler! Words can even describe how I feel about everything you DO!!! (movies, tv shows, plays, books, etc...) my family and I are huge fans of your work and will ALWAYS support YOU!!! And just a little remind you ,IF GOD BE FOR US, WHO CAN BE AGAINST US?!?!! You are AWESOME!!!! Never give up, NEVER! PLEASE.... And for sure I will be supporting your movie this weekend here in MIAMI!!!! :)

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  • Erica Debrah Greensboro NC

    Can't wait until tomorrow night, ready for some laughter. My family and I will be at the movies to support you.

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  • lucrecia carolissen South Africa, Cape Town

    Hi Mr Perry, just want to say that I'll definately go watch it when it comes out here. Madea is my favourite caracter wish there were more people like her in this world to smack the kids so they can stop their bad behaviour. Parents don't want to be parents anymore they want to be friends to the kids and that's just messed up. So to all the real life madeas keep doing what you doing.

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  • letha harris south milwaukee

    Ok you have my attention and Im pretty sure that this movie will be one of the best movie ever

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  • VaSharon Mitchell Durham, Nc

    Hey Tyler, I got your back, I will definitely be there this weekend. Keep doing what you're doing, and remember God is in control. You're truly a vessel from the Lord, I pray for strength,peace and joy for your life... Much love.

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  • Oshelia Nashville, Tn.

    Mr. Perry, sorry but my finances will not permit me to see your movie but since I know that the Heavenly father has his hands all over you it will be awesome.but it is still nice to be thanked by a actor,writer, producer even without him getting an award. Stay in there, Shelia

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  • Aleshia Robinson Atlanta

    Why do I always feel a hint of manipulation everytime one of your productions will be released? I hate to say that because I love and support your work, but the sob stories you share "before" a big day for you is getting redundant.

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  • shaza elarabi KSA

    Hi,Tyler my name is Shaza Iam 33 african woman from Sudan Ilive in Saudi Arabia mother of two children their father leave me and went China when my second son was 57 days now he is ten years old me in abad sitution in Saudi Arabia with out legal documents for me and my children Ihave big big big big problem to join my sons to school because they have not legal documents and that is hurt me and make me crying every day.Tyler all this years Iwake up and Iam very scary because we have not legal documents and that is against the law in this country.Isent my message over 700 times to mama Oprah email and thousands time in Harpo answer machine and Isent mail in 2008 with my photo and my children photos to Harpo Prodiction and not find replay.please please please Tyler help me you and mama Oprah to live in America to find chance of work and good teaching to my children.Iknow you are busy man but Ipray every day to read my message and call me sorry about my English Iam not very good at English Ispeak Arabic.THANK YOU.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    THE BLOOD OF JESUS.

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  • Anita Baltimore

    I had stopped going to the movies due to violence and etc. until you came along I have not stop laughing as of yet

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  • Silvia Santos R Bloomfield, NNJ

    commenting with a song!! So true... I will be at the the movies.... SSR

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    • Silvia Santos R Bloomfield, NNJ #1700593

      Secret of life- James Taylor!!

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  • Colleen Bridgeport

    Dear Tyler, I don't have to remind you that GOD does not promise smooth sailing what HE does promise is a safe landing. The LORD is with you so please fear not. Your true fans will do everything in their power to get there. And buy when it comes out on dvd. Tyler,I think you should do a Medea's long lost twin except shes white, and short,kidnapped, or stolen from hospital anything. Raised in well to family. Just an idea.

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