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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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  • Terrace Crawford Va Beach, VA

    Tyler, Thanks so much for your hard work! I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to seeing Madea's Witness Protection this weekend! By the way, if you ever need an extra in a movie let me know, I'd love to help out -- lol! I think it would be incredible to work with you brother!

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  • One of our AWESOME God's children Santana Row, CA (in San Jose)

    Hi Tyler. For some reason I feel that this is the place to connect with you. I have left a few messages on your Online Family site, recent #'s and . However, thank you for allowing me the grace to leave another message here. I AM an author and publisher of a trilogy of inspirational and spiritual children's books that are ready to be turned into an animated feature film/s. I have chosen to form my own animation company, because every thing we do will benefit children all around the world. I simply want to have the chance...the Divine opportunity...to send you a published copy of my first book and an outline of the remaining 2-6 books that will complete the series. I believe you will understand on a soul level the impact they WILL have on the world. I can't think of anything else right now to say but THANK YOU. Shine On! Diane

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  • Beverly Pearson Riverside,R.I.

    Hey Tyler,don't worry I got you!!! I'll be there front and center with family and friends! "God" bless and have a good evening! "Happy 4th of July"! Let the fireworks begin!

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  • shawna Akron, OH

    Wow I didn't realize what all you go through to be a blessing to us all. It's funny how God will choose someone to be a blessing for his kingdom, and to be able to reach souls in a way that most would have never thought, and that stinking Devil is right there trying to make things difficult and discourage us. Im going to share something with you that my pastor says quite often "God never said it was going to be easy, but he did say he would go with you". Your in Gods will in this hour right now; he needs to be able to use your two hands to win his lost. He didn't bring you this far to leave you. Keep your eyes on Jesus knowing that nothing is impossible to them that believe. God made this world and everything in it, and can't no man or Devil stop his plan; no matter how you feel at times instead of feeling overwhelmed look to Jesus and just start thanking him for all he has done and is doing in your life, and even send up some blood praises and send that stinking Devil on his way because he can't stand it when we use the blood in all faith. Your in my prayers and atleast now I know when your getting ready to do a movie or a play I'll be praying and asking God to show you favor, and move in a way that you can say he did it. I love you and I'm praying for you.:-)

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  • P Dallas, Ga

    My birthday was Sunday, June 24th. I told my husband that I wanted to take everyone to see Madea's Witness Protection as part of my birthday present. Your movies have been such a spiritual influence to our family. We wouldn't miss your movie for anything. thank you for allowing God to speak through you, and your talent. DeColores!! Paige

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  • EstherJ California

    Tyler, you may be in a fight, you have something to fight with and fight for. With all the success you've had you have got to know you are not alone. Just reflect on all the miracles that you experienced to get where you are. The power that got you here will keep you here. Be blessed beloved!

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  • One of our Awesome God's children San Jose, CA

    God keeps telling us to keep fighting the good fight because the dark side wants to get in a tug-of-war with us and try and defeat the light. Ahhh...but we who are believers know that the Light ALWAYS prevails! I just posted a message to you on your message board # and # . Earlier postings than these I'll never find! I want to walk the red carpet with you and your bff's...Oprah and Gayle in LA? How about a Silicon Valley/San Jose premiere? I have a lot of contacts here and we could rock the red carpet and bring Madea Madness here! :) Love you, your staff and all the joy you bring to humanity. Diane

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  • Toya Raleigh NC

    Hey Tyler, I will be seeing the movie either friday or sunday. i'm lending toward sunday b/c i work friday night b/c i dont wont to be too worn out. I never missed a tp film it is my way of relaxin and just chillin with sum dollar tree goodies. I enjoyed readin ur last message. I know all bout fighting. my grandmother was queen of fighting and that runs in my blood as well. she lived up until 101yearsold. that was my heart. keep fighting tp b/c when u give it ur all God really gives you His all and more and i believe that. I remember this little statue how it say little prayer little power, no prayer no power, more prayer more power. I tried to be just like that the more i put in something i tried to give it my all so i will be able to receive that and more at end. much luv tp!!! i will see that movie, i'm so excited already!!!!:) p.s bring a play to raleigh nc if u can it will make ecstatic!!!

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  • Eva California

    Ah heck Tyler, I almost peed my pants I was laughing so hard just from the trailer - I wouldn't miss this opening for the world!

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  • Sharon C. Springdale, MD

    Mr. Perry, my family and I have your back. We made plans last week to see your new movie tomorrow. So, we will be there to support you. Keep up the good work! GOD BLESS.

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  • Shareka N Louisville, KY

    I would like to say Thank You for all that you do and have done. Your efforts won't go unnoticed. I cannot wait to see your movie tomorrow and support you 100% Stay Blessed

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  • alexpearls

    Your movies always bring joy,laughter and hope. I always luk forward to the motivational songs that come with it. Keep up the good work. Its never easy but God is your strength. Thank you the right words in its season.

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