*Responding to the rumor that he and Oprah Winfrey are feuding over “creative difference,” Tyler Perry got straight to the point.
“It’s completely false,” the 46-year-old director told ET regarding a report claiming the two media moguls are seeing eye-to-eye. “Nothing is accurate in the article except for my and Oprah’s names.”
Well, there it is.
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Not only is Perry saying there’s nothing to the rumor, Winfrey’s best bud Gayle King put her two cents in on the rumors via Instagram on Thursday:
“Huh? Just reading @Oprah & @tylerperry are angry w/each other & not speaking if that’s true (it”ain’t”)must have just happened 10 min ago!”
And, on top of that, according to ET, Winfrey posed for a pic with Perry while thanking his production studio on Instagram:
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“Saying “Hello, I APPRECIATE you all” to the cast and crew at Tyler Perry Studios!”
OK, now that got that out of the way, there’s other news to report on Perry. Last week, on the set of Fox’s “The Passion,” an upcoming live TV musical with a modern-day telling of Jesus Christ’s final days, which Perry is hosting and narrating, he spoke about the authenticity of the project. He promised that avid Bible readers will not be disappointed.
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“We’re staying very close to the Bible and not veering off in any weird areas,” he promised at the time. “We’re just staying right with what the Word says, and how can you go wrong when you stay with the Word?”