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Our friends over at A Toast To Wealth directed us to this story.

Reports state super famous Tyler Perry was allegedly involved in some shady business- so says his former production benefactor who said he discovered Tyler Perry. We had just recently reported how we hoped his heart felt open letter to one of Penn State’s accuser was genuine. Well, it could have been but how much of this author’s book is true and genuine into the life of a man who claimed he lived in cars and was homeless all the while putting together plays.

In his new memoir, Never Would Have Made It: The Rise of Tyler Perry, the Most Powerful Entertainer in Black America (And What It Really Took to Get Him There), Melvin Childs, a self-described former radio executive, claims Perry’s growth was significantly dependent on his early investment in him

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