Tyler Perry’s official reveal and Grand Opening of his studio in Atlanta (at the old Fort McPherson) is probably THY biggest non Hollywood celebrity filled event of the year! There was a host of A-listers and when I say a host, let’s name a few. Where do we start?
Let’s just say Mr Tyler Perry’s friends really know how to show support and had some of the most amazing things to say about Mr Perry. I’m going to do some serious name dropping right now. Sydney Portier, Cicely Tyson, Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Whoopie Goldberg, Queen Oprah Winfrey, Samuel Jackson, Maxwell, Denzell Washington, Will Smith Jay Z & Beyoncé, Kyla Pratt, Gaboury Sidibe, Spike Lee, Tamron Hall, Jenifer Lewis, Halle Berry, Vanessa Williams, Sean (P Diddy) Combs, Colin Kaepernick, Jeezy, Cast of The Real Talk Show, Bevy Smith,Tiffany Haddish, Charlamagne (Lenard) tha God, Ciara, Monica, Jermaine Dupri, Keisha Knight-Pulliam, Roger Bobb, Congressman Jon Lewis, Maynard Jackson, Stacey Abrams, Mayor Kesha Lance Bottoms, Former Mayor Kasim Reid, Brad James, cast from the Have & the Have Nots, cast from the Oval, KJ Smith and cast-mates from ‘Sistas’ another new show Tyler Perry releasing this fall, Actress Demetria McKinney and a hosts of others.
The red carpet was over 100 feet long with hand selected media and their were stands filled with Tyler Perry fans cheering everyone down their honored stroll of the red carpet. It was just like we were at the Oscars but bigger because Mr Tyler Perry was the winner! Just to think he wanted to share everything with us (well his guests). Their were tours and some incredible dedications of the 12 sound stages, fireworks, tears everywhere and just a momentous celebration. October 5th will be a night all guests in attendance will never forget. Thank you, thank you Mr Perry for allowing ya boy FreddyO and his digital team to attend.
There are wayyyyy more celebrities than we listed above. Check out the photos after the break.