We were laughing hysterically at the staged antics coming in via a bent TV antennae wrapped around and supported by a coat hanger. But I also think it's very important that you have a cast that is setting an example to some degree.
It was the live telecast of Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns. Or that he was on the brink of dominating the entertainment industry with his self-written allegories on the human spirit. Tyler Perry: So, on your new album that came out Tuesday, that People Magazine named the sexiest album of the year, you have a song called Celibacy. If that's the type of people and characters that we are, I found it very impressive that it was important that we were modeling at least certain types of behavior that other people would listen to and would emulate. Sharon Leal: I think part of Tyler's appeal, the reason he's so loved and his fan base is so huge, is because it's undeniable. If you go to his website, he writes letters personally to his fans and gives them an opportunity to talk. Whatever it's going to be, let it be." It turned out to be this great movie.
But I'm not very good at looking into my own world and trying to pick apart what is really wrong and fix those things. Not saying that you guys do, but that's the way I think I would want it. : No, I haven't had children, never experienced that before what Patricia and her husband had gone through. Tyler, do you see yourself breaking out into any different kinds of genres? Right now, I love telling these types of human interest pieces.
I must be doing something right because they keep coming back. Finding your soul mate and exchanging vows, that's still marriage in a different way. I don't really need anything else to validate what we have. Where did you find the inspiration for this character? It was a difficult scene for me to do, but I had a picture of her actually in the living room while I was doing that scene. She was my life, and she still is my life, so I drew upon that.
We’ve watched many of our fellow media sites fall by the way side in recent years, but we’re determined to stick around. All I had to do was tap into the places where I was hurt. Tyler touches on the subject of HIV and African Americans in the film. That's why we ended up in Canada shooting for a week, rather than on some soundstage somewhere. Janet, was there anything in the role of Patricia that you saw in yourself? I like to kind of shy away from certain issues and turn away. Tyler, can you talk about taking this from the stage to the screen? On stage, there are a lot of challenges because you're so limited to two hours and how far you can go. On film, my mind and my imagination could just go and open up. : Yeah, I've written all kinds of movies that I haven't had a chance to make yet. Rihanna once dated this crowd-pleasing cutie, but we heare he’s back on the market right now.He’s a total home run with his sexy smirk and endless swagger.You can't live your life and give yourself to a person, unless you can be yourself. As I was writing the movie, the cast just kind of came together. Denise really pushed for Tasha Smith to have this role. There's some people who really get into camera movement and all this other stuff. And having an amazing cast really made the movie come alive. That helped me to deal with some of the frustrations that my character had. The one thing you wont see from me is a lot of negativity. Janet, you mentioned that you are the go-to person for a lot of your friends. And Jill and I have always taken the opportunity to hang out. Jill, can you explain some of your acting background? I had a really good friend of mine who thought I should act. So, I found a fellowship in Philadelphia at a great theater company. You have to love yourself first in order to be able to give to that other person. We had just done Daddy's Little Girls and I'm so glad she got it because I don't see anybody else playing the role. Janet and I were talking, I think, a week or so before we started casting. Because everybody brought their own personality to it. Lamman Rucker: Janet was very, very adamant going in that she wanted an ensemble piece. Is that a recent development or is that something you evolved into? Basically, that fellowship turned into an apprenticeship. One thing our readers have in “common” is a mutual adoration for this man. Outspoken Cali-bred crooner Tyrese Gibson, can sometimes get into trouble with his female fans by being too opinionated on dating dos and don'ts for their tastes.We’ve watched the conscious rapper evolve from a cutie pie with crazy skills on the mic into a globetrotting gentleman with a remarkable onscreen presence and undeniable swagger. The Biggest Loser star is a pro at working the red carpet and within an instant he has the crowd going, “Idris who? Say what you will about his opinions, but if loving this R&B bad boy is wrong, we don’t want to be right. Good news: Star DB Woodside’s character Malcolm may be the object of two women’s affection on the show, but in real life, he’s flying solo for now. With his puppy dog eyes and that silky smooth voice, we can’t help but fall in love all over again each time TNT bandmate Tank takes the stage.The film is shaping up to be another gargantuan hit. I'd have to take Tyler aside and ask him what certain lines meant. That vibe ran through this particular press conference last week. I was going through a divorce when I was filming the movie. I think the biggest hurdle was getting over "Janet Jackson" as you're watching the movie. Tasha Smith: I totally forgot it was Janet when we were filming. Tyler Perry: If you look at Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls, you will see that he was a struggling mechanic. I think there are so many different expressions of who we are as African American people. I don't think you can lock us into one particular little box and say, "This is who you are" These people happened to have all gone to college, and they are all educated.