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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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VIDEO: Medikal Raises The Image Of Africa In His Freestyle on Tim Westwood TV

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The AMG business rapper, Medikal has finally had his turn at Tim Westwood TV and on record, he is one the most dope Ghanaian musicians who have had the opportunity to appear on the show.

Medikal started his rap by talking about who he is and the musical groups he belongs to. He also bragged a little as expected of any rapper.

Then he descended into serious business. Medikal rapped about the beautiful things in Africa. He mentioned how Africans are happy and live a fulfilled live irrespective of the minor challenges.

Medikal went on to talk about major media stations like CNN and how they paint African black. He mentioned CNN gives the impression to the Western world that Africans live on the tree.

Medikal has been nominated for the Vodafone Ghana Music Award 2019 rapper of the year and many are expecting him to win it. If you loved the flow, vote for Medikal…He deserves it.

 

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I’d rather kiss a goat for ‘nothing’ than to kiss Afia Schwarzenegger for 1 billion – Sumsum Ahuofe

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Kumawood actor, Sumsum Ahuofe has jabbed Afia Schwarzenegger and according to him, he will rather kiss a goat for ‘nothing’ than to kiss Afia Schwarzenegger for a whopping amount of 1 billion.

Actor Sumsum attacking Afia Schwarzenegger comes on the back of Afia’s insults to politician Maame Akua Donkor. According to Sumsum, he sees no reason why Afia Schwarzenegger would rain insults on a woman old enough to be her mother.

He continued that Afia is broke woman depending on the fat pockets on politicians to take care of herself and sons? adding that she should mind her business and stop insulting elderly people.

Sumsum Ahuofe stated without mincing words that even if he is offered 1 billion to kiss Afia Schwarzenegger, he will reject it and kiss a goat.

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Nana Amo Set To Release “Mame Hu So” Featuring Keche & Uncho Jay

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It is another today as www.gillyweb.com we bring you this entertainment review.

The Ghanaian based Highlife Musician “Isaac Nana Kweku Amo Agyeman” formally know by fans “Ike-Kaa” now publicly changed his name to “Nana Amo”.

Finally Nana Amo has released the official cover artwork of his coming debut single which he got this talented and sensational singer “Keche – Andrews” and another guy called “Uncho Jay”

Nana Amo named this Highlife song “Mame Hu So” which is going to be released soon after its official video shoot. Mame Hu So was produced and mastered by “Forgzy Beatz”.

Keep visiting www.gillyweb.com as we bring you Mame Hu So by Nana Amo when released with video.

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