Tyler Perry Makes History With Grand Opening of Studio Gala
Tyler Perry went from sleeping in his car, creating stage plays and movies, and has now opened his new massive film studio on Saturday.
Tyler Perry studios is one of the largest production studios in the country with 12 soundstages, 40 buildings on-site that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and more than 200 acres of green space.
The opening of the studio took place in Atlanta with plenty of entertainment industry moguls, a red carpet, and a gala to commemorate the milestone. The who’s who of black Hollywood was in attendance, Oprah Winfrey, Spike Lee, Cicely Tyson, Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Berry and Beyonce among others, attended the gala to celebrate the opening of the 330-acre studio that was once a Confederate army base.
Tyler Perry Studios will pay homage to seminal Black actors and actresses, with all 12 sound stages in the studio being named after someone who made a difference.
Tisha Campbell Reveals How She & Martin Reunited
Tisha Campbell’s episode of “Uncensored’ debuted on TVOne last ight. She addressed a lot of things, including her relationship with Martin and the rest of the cast. Tisha said Tommy Ford’s death in 2016 was a chance for the cast of ‘Martin’ to get back together and reconnect.
If you recall, the final season of Martin had the two stars never share camera time because of sexual harassment allegations Campbell made against Lawrence. Now we know how that all became water under the bridge.
The Legend Diahann Carroll Dies, 84
The captivating singer and actress who came from the Bronx to win a Tony Award, receive an Oscar nomination and make television history with her turns on Julia and Dynasty, died Friday. She was 84.
Toni Braxton is 52.
Nicole Ari Parker is 49.
Simon Cowell is 60.