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Tyler Perry Responds to Spike Lee

Tyler Perry spoke with 60Minutes, in response to comments made by Spike Lee about his films. During an interview with Ed Gordon on Our World with Black Enterprise, Spike Lee voiced his opinion about what he considers “demeaning characters” and racial stereotypes in Perry's films. He stated:

“I think there is alot of stuff that’s out today that’s coonery and buffoonery. I see ads for “House of Payne” and “Meet The Browns” and I’m scratching my head. We got a black president and we are going back. The image is troubling and we are going back to Amos & Andrews”

Here's what Perry had to say: