Reports state super famous Tyler Perry was allegedly involved in some shady business- so says his former production benefactor who said he discovered Tyler Perry. We had just recently reported how we hoped his heart felt open letter to one of Penn State's accuser was genuine. Well, it could have been but how much of this author's book is true and genuine into the life of a man who claimed he lived in cars and was homeless all the while putting together plays. We used to get those personal emails from Perry back in the day and he explained in bits and pieces how he made it. It will be interesting to read the book and see how what he said about himself matches with this book's account.
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A man from Perry's past has stepped forward claiming that the writer-director-producer didn't achieve his status alone. And that he didn't do it honestly.
In his new memoir, Never Would Have Made It: The Rise of Tyler Perry, the Most Powerful Entertainer in Black America (And What It Really Took to Get Him There), Melvin Childs, a self-described former radio executive, claims Perry's growth was significantly dependent on his early investment in him.
Childs also makes the shocking charge that Perry used "risky deals with drug dealers, couriers carrying large bags of cash across the country; backstabbing and double-dealing with corrupt promoters," plus other illicit means to fund his early work according to the book's press release.
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