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Tyler Perry finally recognized with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Popularly known for created and performs the Madea character, a tough elderly black woman, award winning actor Tyler Perry is one of the legends in Hollywood. He built a multi-million dollar empire after coming out of homelessness. He was finally honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 1st in the category of motion pictures on Tuesday.

He was joined by some of his friends in the industry like Idris Elba, Crystal Fox and Kerry Washington and they paid tribute to him ahead of his acceptance speech at the ceremony.

Taking to his Instagram page, Tyler also shared some pictures from the day and add how he felt about finally receiving a star.

“Ok, let me explain this photo. So I got a star today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thank you chamber!! I’m so grateful, but onto this photo. @only1crystalfox spoke and moved me. @kerrywashington spoke, and we both were in tears. Then @idriselba came up to speak, and they all were so powerful. I was so moved. To look out and see all the cast from all the shows that I have created made my heart so full,” he wrote. The 50-year-old also expressed his gratitude to his supporters and how proud his mom would’ve been.

 

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Ok, let me explain this photo. So I got a star today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thank you chamber!! I’m so grateful, but onto this photo. @only1crystalfox spoke and moved me. @kerrywashington spoke, and we both were in tears. Then @idriselba came up to speak, and they all were so powerful. I was so moved. To look out and see all the cast from all the shows that I have created made my heart so full. To be able to give opportunities to so many was just so humbling to me. Anyway, the photogs were asking for photos so at that moment the BEAUTIFUL KERRY WASHINGTON was leaving, and they all started snapping pictures of her!! Look at my face. We had such a good laugh about this. Thank you everyone for your support and love all these years. My Mamma would be so proud.

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He has produced movies like Daddy’s little girls, A Madea Family Funeral, Good Deeds, The Single Moms Club, Madea’s Big Happy Family, Why Did I Get Married Too?, Madea’s Family Reunion, Meet the Browns and Madea Goes To Jail among so many others.

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