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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,


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

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  • Katie Asheboro,NC

    Thank you for the sweet note Tyler. You are such a blessing. Thank you!

  • Stefanie Southfield, Michigan

    Thank you Tyler, for bringing joy to so many all these years.

  • Deborah Afolami Lagos, Nigeria

    8th July is my birthday and it is beautiful to celebrate such a great ministry alongside my life! You are welcome Tyler.. and there will be many more years together. When will your movies start premiering in Africa? I know you love Africa.... and especially Nigeria...You remember Wesley's ticket to Africa read "Abuja, Nigeria" (Good deeds)? We love you and your work, keep up the good work.

  • Yesenia Burgos chester,pa

    Just keep doing what doing, Love you and GOD BLESS

  • Lonnell Williams Atlanta, GA

    It is a pleasure to support you! Thank you for using your platform to inspire us all. Continued success and always stand in your light!

  • kyla phillips NJ

    Congratulations to you Tyler, thank you for sharing your talent. I know your Mom is so proud of you right now. Keep doing what you do. Stay Blessed.

  • Nett Fredericksburg, VA

    I think that you are an awesome person, I met you in 2005 (7 years ago) on the Tom Joyner Cruise . You took the time to stop and take pictures with my friend and I. Unfortunately I later found out that her camera was not working so we did not get the picture. My husband and I, who I also met on that cruise, were watching the trailor for your new movie, I mentioned to him that when I met you I felt that you had such a humbling spirit.

  • Susan Pate 6426 Medio Street-San Diego,CA.92114

    Hello Tyler,I want you too know that you are a god sent! Loving you and your online family alway's. May God bless and keep you.Yours Truley Susan Lucille Pate....................

  • Jasmine Randall

    I just wanna say you welcome and you have touched so many lives in different ways.. I love you and keep up the good work. God Bless you!!

  • Rheeta Charleston SC

    I love you and respect you for who you are and the entertaing joy you produce. Keep smiling and being true to you and I'll always be a true fan. Love Ya, Always!!!!!

  • Brad Tyler,Texas

    I just want to say you a big motivation toward my life! My Grandma passed away 4 yrs. ago and it all still seem wrong! My Family and I are struggling day to day to make ends meet! But I got firm faith in God ,so I know a change is bound to come! Just pray for My Family and may God keep you and guide you..thats my sincere prayer! Keep striving!

  • Neketia Brown United States

    This is why I need to be in your next production Tyler....my dream to work with you has made room for me!!!!!

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