“I sort of have this love/hate relationship with Tyler Perry.
I love Perry, the self-made millionaire, who first achieved success outside of the mainstream and uses his creative gift to not only build an empire but to put many black actors and actresses to work.
With that said, there are a few things about Perry that I just can’t stand: First, the quality of his writing, which relies heavily on the one-dimensional, campy themes of blackness in each and every film and play he has ever made. And secondly, his character development, which often times straddles the line between coonery and exploitation is especially disturbing.”
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