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Where Is Your Dress, Tyler?

"You’re not wearing a dress in this movie. Do you think your audience will come and see it? Where is your dress, Tyler?"
I was in a press conference and a reporter asked me this question. You know I had to take a deep breath... LOL. It is so funny how people want you to be in a box. They always want you to do and be one thing. God forbid you try and show them that you can do more than comedy.
I said this to him, "Just because my audience likes one thing, it doesn’t mean that they won't accept me in another. Dress or no dress. I mean, we don’t just like comedies, we like thrillers, dramas, action movies and science fiction as well. Am I right? I went on to explain to this reporter that you all have always stood with me. You not only stand with me but you celebrate me and want to see me do my very best. That’s all you ever ask of me and all I ask of myself. While I am sure that a lot of you will love and support this movie, I also know that thrillers and action is not for everybody. But remember, this movie is still PG-13 and given a chance, I think you will enjoy it so much.
Can you tell how excited I am about Alex Cross? I told James Patterson very early on that if I thought that I couldn’t do it, I would have turned the role down when it was offered to me. I didn’t want to let him down, the Alex Cross fans down, or let you down. Now, with all that said, I JUST WANT YOU TO GO TO THE MOVIES AND SEE IT FOR YOURSELF!!! Alex Cross is a thrill ride from beginning to end. With movies, a lot of times the trailer is better than the movie. Not in this case. Alex Cross delivers on so many levels. You won't be disappointed. I can't wait for you to see it! You be the judge! YOU BE THE JUDGE!!
ALEX CROSS is in theaters October 19th. Are you planning on going?

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  • susieq falmouth

    Tyler u are good aActor ureallythink they have to see u as madea all the time you are a true god to me not matter the critics say if i was in Frontof you iwould tell u inperson illprobbably be blushing lol youprove to us fans u can be anyone or anything u want in a movie udon t have to prove to us all there is an actor uhave a good heart u came along way baby lol xxxoo

    • louisa South Africa #1752642

      Mr Tyler u r the man it doesn't matter what part u play ubring ur best can't wait to see Alex Cross it looks amazing ,blow us away I'm takung my hubby he's been asking about it!!

  • T'LaTela SWATL

    I'm going to see you do something new! I don't know what the folks want, but always do you! Can't wait! Peace! T

    • Lubin Erne NYC #1752525

      I am a huge fan and supporter. I personally believe that it was a fair question to ask. You have nothing to worry about ur true fans will support you in whatever you do. Im still a fan even if u never answered my tweets asking for a job.

    • Andile South Africa #1752549

      As soon as it gets to SA i definately will go watch it,keep that fine head up

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