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A Short And Sweet Thank You From Me To You

On July 8th, I will be celebrating 20 years in this business. 20 YEARS! WOW! When I started I had one prayer: I asked God to just let me do well enough to take care of my mother. Well, from the time I prayed that prayer until the day she died I was able to do that because of people like you all around the world. I remember the day I told her that she could retire, she said, "baby, are you sure these little plays are going to be able to take care of you and me?" LOL. I said, "as long as my folks keep coming." Then, a few years later, she was at one of my plays looking around at all the people in the audience. After the show she said to me, “the people love my baby"… OK I gotta stop thinking about this… :)

But thank you so much from the bottom of my heart. For every time you have supported a Tyler Perry anything. For all the times you have gone to the movies, for every DVD and for every time you have come out to see my stage shows live. For every time you’ve watched on TV.  You have shown so much kindness and have stayed with me. I just want to say thank you. You have kept a lot of well-deserving people employed, folks who would never have had a shot in Hollywood. You have created a safe place for many to see their dreams come true.

My prayer for you is that everything you have done for me, may it come back to you one-hundred fold.

God Bless,

Tyler

I'll talk more about this today on the live chat at 1:30pm ET at live.tylerperry.com/chat

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  • shevaughn Pittsburgh

    I have tried to post quite a few times and it did not even show up and now I can't even join to ask now. So I will ask again hopefully I will get some type of response. How do I figure out who I am? How do I overcome my biggest hindrance, myself?

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  • Eileen

    I would love to hear from you. Give me a call when you get a chance. Not seeing any replies on you live chat.

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  • CREOLE LADY SLIDELL, LA (NOLA NATIVE)

    Hi Mr. Perry. I absolutely love your work. I have supported your projects since those live performances at the Sanger Theather. As a matter of fact, I managed to save a picture from back in the day. I have your dvd collections. Hopefully one day I will meet you and get you to autograph my Tyler Perry Treasures. You may even see this name in an audition upload, still deciding if the time is right now for me or maybe a little down the line. God will give me a sign. :0} May the Lord continue to bless and keep you. P.S. I tried the live chat section, but didn't see my comment so I think it's me not website.

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  • Sonya Detroit

    Hi Tyler, I first want to say that you are truly Blessed and very talented. I enjoy your plays and movies, you are my inspiration seeing all that you have accomplished. It is one of my goals to meet you in person and to work on the set of one of your movies. I can't wait to see Madea's Witness Protection I know it will be a success. Thank you for all you do and may God continue to Bless you!

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  • CYNTHIA M. OSORIO BUFFALO,NY

    HEY TYLER , THANK YOU! For being the strong shoulder when we need when we are sad and need to cry or when we are happy and wanna laugh and even more when we need an advice or a way out of a problem you are there with your movie's and play's. so i want to THANK YOU one more time for being a BLESSING to as all TYLER GRACIAS .... LOVE CYNTHIA OSORIO

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    • Cheryl Mclean Baton Rouge #1696432

      THAT IS SO TURE

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  • Deborah Afolami Lagos, Nigeria

    @Shirley Moore- July 8 is my 30th birthday! Happy birthday in advance senior *bows*

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  • shaza elarabi KSA

    Hi,Tyler my name is Shaza Iam african woman from Sudan.Iread your message thank you for strong words god love you because you love your mom. you are amazing man . Irecpect you and Ilove your movies Isent my message over 150 times and not find replay please please please Tyler read my message Ineed your help. please replay to me in live chat Iwait you.THANK YOU.

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  • Renegade Chef Sherman Oaks. CA

    Thank you for being gracious enough to take the time and acknowledge your faithful supporters. Thank you for bringing hope, creating jobs and opportunities in these troubled times. And above all Thank you for creating the circumstances which allowed A.P. to do the promos for your show "For Better or Worse". May God continue to bless you and keep allowing you to impact on peoples lives in the way that you do. Sincerely, Chef

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  • Shirley Moore Orlando,Fl

    July 8th is my 44th bday! Congrats to you!

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  • shaza elarabi KSA

    Hi,Tyler my name is Shaza Iread your last message thank you for your strong words you are amazing man .god love you because you love your mom.Ibelieve she is in heaven now.

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  • Daryl O. Quijano Salem, Oregon 97301

    His Promise is to Bless us Indeed, Overflowing, in the land of milk and honey.....for he knows the Plans he has made for us....Our Latter day will be greater than our past Amen! Thank you Mr. Tyler Perry for your inspiring journey and life from you been to where God has destined you to be....Glory to God....Please check out my Daughters Profile on exploretalent.com her profile name is Jaleeze Bailey....you have inspired her tremendously! Thank you from our hearts !

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  • Jessica P Shreveport, La

    Hello Mr.Perry,I just wanted to say that I love all of your plays and are you coming to Shreveport, La any time sooner?

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