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Ever since Tyler Perry appeared as the cross-dressing grandma character, Madea, people have speculated on the filmmaker’s sexuality.

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And despite word that Perry is to engaged to an Ethiopian model, rumors that he is gay continue to surface.

A piece published  today by Madamenoir takes the Tyler Perry gay speculation head on, asking “why do people think Tyler Perry is gay.”

Perry’s been dealing with the question marks about his sexuality since he and Madea sashayed from the “chittlin circuit” some time ago.  Although he has not shied away from the rumors, publicly stating several times that he is in fact straight, the rumor has persisted.



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