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Tyler Perry built his media empire with ‘Madea’ – but he’ll be OK when ‘that broad is dead’

Actor, director and writer Tyler Perry can thank a lot of people for his success in Hollywood, but the person near the top of that list might be his famous fictional character Madea. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Perry talks to Willie Geist about his journey to her creation and how she turned his life around.

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