Tyler Perry will discuss a difficult passage of his childhood with his close personal friend Oprah Winfrey today.
“He was beaten, scarred and nearly broken,” the Winfrey site says, giving a preview of today’s visit. “In a groundbreaking interview, Hollywood mogul Tyler Perry reveals the devastating details of his childhood sexual abuse.”
Winfrey’s show airs locally at 4 p.m.weekdays on Channel 2 WSB-TV.
Perry has been keeping busy as always lately, wrapping up his film “Colored Girls,” which was shot largely in the metro Atlanta area. It opens next month.
More recently, he announced on his site that he was pulling the plug on his latest traveling “Madea” play, explaining that he just needed a break. In a post on his site the other day he described today’s interview with Winfrey as the most in-depth one he’s ever given.
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