A Madea Halloween' "It's going to be insane," Perry said of the comedy.
"I just can't wait for the audience to see it this weekend.
Related: Oprah Responds To Being Confused With Whoopi Goldberg And after a similar creative squabble with the Queen of media, the two friends reportedly stopped "having long phone conversations and texting late into the night," and now only talk about business!
But things got even WORSE when Oprah allegedly saw a feature story on Perry in a December, 2015 issue of "She knows Tyler is a micromanaging control freak and she felt that he was aware of the story's title and didn't make sure it was killed.
“He’s creating an empire based on what he knows, based on what he likes, and he’s doing it himself, and he’s coming from a very challenging background,” said Viola Davis, who starred in “Madea Goes to Jail.” ”But I think he has a vision that is much larger.
And the thing I love about him, too, is that he’s targeting an audience that is underserved.” It’s those people who have helped his 15 self-produced films gross more than 0 million at the box office worldwide, build his own 200,000-square-foot Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta and boost OWN: He’s got four shows on the network — dramas “The Have and Have Nots” and “If Loving You Is Wrong,” and the comedies “Love Thy Neighbor” and “For Better or Worse,” which started a new season on OWN this month.
He told her, ‘Aren't the shows delivering ratings for the network?
Well, then let me do what I do and you can keep your focus group research to yourself.'" According to the source, O was quick to remind her friend the real reason he wanted to do a deal with OWN (you know, the network she OWNS) was because he lost his TV deal at TBS back in 2011 after he wouldn't listen to the network's feedback about improving his shows like !
He resisted her feedback, the same way he resists the feedback of critics and media people who chastise his work, and became extremely defensive with her.Perry is not the only person vouching for the state of his relationship with his longtime friend.Winfrey's BFF Gayle King commented on the rumors via Instagram on Thursday, writing, "Huh?Casting calls for If Loving You Is Wrong are happening as we speak and actors of all ages and experience levels can submit themselves today by sending emails to [email protected] details will be posted upon release so be sure to check back for more audition information and leave a message below and tell us what you think of this highly anticipated project and why you would like to be involved in the casting calls for Tyler Perry’s If Loving You Is Wrong. Fill out the form below to get added to the Auditions List: the set of a Tyler Perry TV show? His show “If Loving You Is Wrong” that airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network or OWN, is looking for extras for an upcoming episode […] name: Serina age :18 gender : female height :5 ‘1 nationality: Hispanic hair :brown / black eyes :brown I’m a typical Hispanic girl who wants to grow and learn more in her craft of entertainment industry of acting and music , I hope to here from you soon .Oprah Winfrey has been BFFs with Tyler Perry ever since he appeared on her show back in 2001.But after working together on programming for Oprah's OWN Network, the friendship between the media powerhouses has dwindled — and now, they allegedly only speak to each other about business!If Loving You Is Wrong will tell the juicy stories of a group of five couples that live on the same street.Tyler Perry will let his legion of loyal fans behind the closed doors of these seemingly normal but vastly complicated families in this production that promises to be his most entertaining and complex yet."It's completely false," the 46-year-old director told ET regarding a report claiming he's involved in a brewing feud with the media mogul."Nothing is accurate in the article except for my and Oprah's names." EXCLUSIVE: On the Set of Fox's ' The Passion' You can't get a whole lot clearer than that!NEW YORK (AP) — When Tyler Perry began creating shows for the then-struggling OWN Network four years ago, he’d send the scripts he’d written to Oprah Winfrey for approval — and she’d wince. And like Perry, who was abandoned by his father, grew up in poverty and survived sexual abuse, his audience is familiar with struggle. Perry describes his fans as the people working in service jobs, the women in the church pews, the family with a crazy relative like Madea who can laugh about it. EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Retro Trailer for Tyler Perry's 'Boo!