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Billionaire Tyler Perry Feels The Bidding Process For BET Was 'Disrespectful'

Billionaire Tyler Perry has expressed his true sentiments in response to Paramount’s change of heart regarding the sale of BET.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 19, 2023

Tyler Perry Reportedly Buys A Home For 93-Year-Old Josephine Wright Amid Fight For Ownership Of Her Land

Fighting for ownership of her land has landed 93-year-old Josephine Wright a new home from Tyler Perry.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 17, 2023

After Paramount Ends Plans To Sell Majority Stake In BET, Sean 'Diddy' Combs Now Wants To Unite With Tyler Perry

Sean “Diddy” Combs has his eyes set on building a force in media with the help of fellow entertainment industry veterans.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 14, 2023

Steve Harvey Recalls How His Wife, Marjorie Harvey, Negotiated Their $15M Purchase Of Tyler Perry's Former Mansion

Without initially planning on it, Steve Harvey lucked up on a mansion formerly owned by a fellow top entertainer in the business.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 19, 2023

Tyler Perry In Talks To Buy Majority Stake in BET Media Group From Paramount Global

Tyler Perry may be taking his mogul status to the next level.

Shanique Yates

Mar 7, 2023

Tyler Perry To Donate $750K To Pay Property Taxes For Senior Citizens Living Near His Atlanta Studio

Tyler Perry is helping nearby senior citizens with a timely donation.

Samantha Dorisca

Feb 15, 2023

Tyler Perry Officially Buys 37 Additional Acres For $8.4M To Expand Atlanta Studio

Tyler Perry is one step closer to expanding his empire. According to Atlanta Business Chronicle, the media mogul purchased 37 additional acres to be added to his Tyler Perry Studios, which currently sits at 330 acres.

Shanique Yates

Jan 9, 2023

Taraji P. Henson Says Tyler Perry Broke The Standard For What She Was Paid For Films — 'I Was Asking For Half A Million'

Taraji P. Henson is considered Hollywood royalty. Yet, it took working with Tyler Perry for the actress to finally get paid her worth.

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 29, 2022

How Tyler Perry's 'Sistas' Actress Crystal Hayslett Is Leveraging Her Network To Build Her Net Worth

One of the many things Beyoncé is excellent at is providing music that speaks to specific feelings and placements in life. She is particularly keen on doing this with women empowerment, and her latest album, “Renaissance,” is no different. She opens the project with “I’m That Girl,” a celebratory ode expressing her confidence and cultural space. And with captions and reels all over Instagram that use this song as inspiration, many women fully embrace the song’s message. Actress Crystal Hayslett is one of those women that has fully tapped in. The “Sistas” and “Zatima” actress recently sat with AfroTech to discuss her range and versatility, breaking down why she is, in fact, that girl.

Josh Rodgers

Nov 23, 2022

Tyler Perry Says Jewish Allies Helped Grow His Studio, Which Hires 'More Black People Than Most Businesses In Hollywood'

Over the past few weeks, conversations around antisemitism are continuing to trend — predominately stemming from Kanye West’s comments and behavior. Specifically, West and Shaquille O’Neal had their own encounter online, as previously reported by AfroTech. After the rapper called Shaq out for being in business with Jamie Salter, who is Jewish, the NBA legend had a quick response.

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 7, 2022

'They Owed Me $9 Million' — Black Billionaire Tyler Perry Details A Time The IRS Allegedly Owed Him Money

Tyler Perry almost had a close call with the IRS that could have short-changed him by $9 million.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 20, 2022