April 09, 2020
A heartbroken Tyler Perry took to Instagram to post a heartfelt tribute to his hairstylist who died from complications from coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the world, with more people contracting and dying from the deadly disease. The hairstylist of Hollywood producer Tyler Perry died recently from the disease.
Reacting to his hairstylist's demise, a sad Tyler Perry took to Instagram to post a heartbreaking tribute to him. In the post, he described Mr. Charles Gregory as a warm, loving, and hilarious man.
Accompanying the tribute was a picture of Charles Gregory styling Perry's hair. The producer added that everyone loved to see Gregory, hear his laughter and that it saddened him that he would die that way.
Tyler Perry also emphasized the reality of COVID-19, saying that while everyone can contract the virus, Black People are dying from it in large numbers. He said:
"I heard a black person say, "Black people don't get it." That is a lie! You can get it, and you will get it if we don't do what we are being told to do."
Perry went on to give examples of Black people who have died from the virus, adding that one's age and health status doesn't matter when it comes to COVID-19. He also advised Blacks to listen to him and be warier of the virus.
The "A Madea Family Funeral" director also pleaded with Black people to take the virus seriously, practice social distancing, stay in their homes, and be their own help.
The movie director isn't bothered about his hands becoming dry due to frequent washing.
Actress Viola Davis also mourned Charles Greggory's death. She shared a picture of them at an event and in the caption, said that the hairstylist did her hair for the Academy Awards, "Lila and Eve," and "Madea Goes to Jail."
Meanwhile, Tyler Perry is not just asking Blacks to practice social distancing, handwashing, and other preventive measures against coronavirus, but also showing how it is done.
The movie director isn't bothered about his hands becoming dry due to frequent washing, and in an Instagram post, he said that he doesn't care how ashy his hands would get but will continue to wash them.
The director also added that his post was in a bid to make people laugh amid the coronavirus pandemic, adding that people should also pray and be safe.