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Tyler Perry explains why he’s retiring his beloved Madea character

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It’s the end of an era.

Tyler Perry’s “A Madea Family Funeral” hits theaters on Friday and for fans of the beloved Mabel “Madea” Simmons, played by Perry, it’s the end of the road.

Perry told CNN in a recent interview why he’s saying goodbye to the feisty character after 10, soon to be 11, successful films.

“I’ll be 50 this year and I’m just at a place in my life where this next 50 I want to do things differently,” he said. “This character has been amazing. So many people have loved her. It’s been a great franchise.”

But Perry left the door open, somewhat slightly, that maybe one day down the road she’ll be back.

“She’s also run out of things to say in my point of view. So if there’s something else for her to say maybe one day she’ll return but for right now, no, I think I’m done.”

Perry first debuted Madea on stage in the play “I Can Do Bad All By Myself” in 1999 and she made her screen debut in the 2005 film, “Diary of a Mad Black Woman.”

Despite the film’s title, it’s not Madea’s funeral and Perry says he did that for a reason.

“No, you can’t kill her. I mean, that’s like killing Rocky. Don’t kill him. I left the door open because I don’t want people to have a finality that she’s gone. That final thing, she’s dead and gone, don’t want that.”

Perry has said previously that he created Madea after his late mother and his aunt.

“(My mother) loved Madea,” Perry said. “She told me whatever you do, don’t stop playing this character. She loved Madea. My mother, even though we look alike, she was a much more beautiful version of this character for sure.”

Perry’s 19 films have grossed over $864 million at the North American box office. He also launched sitcoms such as “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” and “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.”

And while this isn’t a goodbye, it’s more of a see you later, we will definitely be seeing more of Perry.

“I need to load myself up in business to be busy, that’s my drug. Load me up, let me work, work, work, that’s my drug.”

 

source: cnn

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Medikal To Tour Europe With Fella Makafui

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AMG Business rapper Medikal is set tour Europe this August with his girlfriend Fella Makafui.

The tour is dubbed “Medikal Omo Ada Europe Tour 19”.

He will be playing at Germany, Holland and Italy.

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Forget the fame, I still have a bag of Gari in my room – Fameye still ‘hustling’ after Stardom

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If you were thinking that Fameye is now living a comfortable life just like the likes of Kidi, Kuami Eugene, King Promise… then we are here to inform you that you are completely mistaking.

According to Fameye, life is not easy for him as many of us may perceive. His disclosed this to Sammy Flex during an interview on Zylofon FM.

The Nothing I get hit maker revealed that even though he’s getting some numbers from the shows he’s been performing, his team is using all those money to push his brand and his songs.

Born… who claimed he’s spent most of his life at the boarding house revealed that he sometimes gets the appetite for certain foods but he feels such foods are not just too expensive but also unhealthy comparing it to Gari.

Fameye became widely known in the music scene after his Nothing i get hit and has featured other popular musicians like Kofi Kinata, Bisa Kdei, Kuami Eugene, Medikal and still looking forward to collaborate with big brands like Sarkodie, Shatta Wale or Stonebwoy

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Stop Using My Picture To Fraud People – Nikki Samonas Cries

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Ghanaian actress Nikki Samonas has descended heavily on fraud boys and girls to desist from using her pictures as bait to defraud unsuspecting people.

It appears there are about sixteen fake pages on facebook claiming to be run by Nikki.

These pages advertise for movie auditions and extort money from young people who want to enter the movie industry. In a series of tweets, she sternly warned perpetrators of this act to stop tainting her image and reputation.

She threatened to liaise with the police in order to bring these people to book. She tweeted, “Waaa look at this nonsense. And they will take 150gh on top from these kids who are already struggling to make money. Fraudulent nonsense. Delete yourself. The police is coming fro you”.

The public is advised to take note and save themselves from falling victims to these fraudsters.

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