Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry, Anyone criticized after revealing that he writes for all of his films and television shows is changing course.
TheGrio reported that the director, known for not having a "writers room", is ready to hire writers and his team is "very excited about the young aspiring filmmakers and new writers" they are working with.
Michelle Sneed, President of Production and Development at Tyler Perry Studios said, "We're excited to have the young, aspiring filmmakers and new writers with whom we are working. Tyler has cemented his place in the industry, his brand is fantastic, and we are we will continue to develop that. On the other hand, we are working on promoting this new talent in front of and behind the camera, providing a platform and advocating for this new talent. "
Perry also spoke with diversity about the criticism that he has received for years on the portrayal of his characters in his films. Except for his audience, people quickly found that Perry had a penchant for basing characters on stereotypical or negative portrayals of black people. Some even said that since he was the sole writer for all of his films, it was not up to date.
To which he said, "When I hear things like that, I think," Do you look at the reviews? Do you understand that the audience is in love with this thing? ", He says. "Because if you complain about my writing, you are not the audience. My audience loves the way it's done and the way the stories are told. And from the beginning it's always been about being true to them."
The Hollywood manager was already in September became the seventh black American billionaireand joined the ranks of tech investors and philanthropists Robert F. Smith, NBA legend Michael Jordan, Media mogul Oprah Winfreyand tech founder David Stewart, along with hip hop heavyweights Jay-Z and Kanye West.