Tyler Perry Announces the Opening of 'The Virtual Madea Museum'

Bettina Dizon
Aug 22, 2020
02:40 A.M.
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Tyler Perry recently opened the doors for Madea’s Virtual Museum to feature the character’s 20-year accomplishments, legacy, and influence.


Tyler Perry recently announced the opening of Madea’s Virtual Museum to pay tribute to the “Matriarch of Black Culture.”

The doors will be open to celebrate and remember Madea’s influence on Black culture and allow the guests to purchase memorabilia.

Tyler Perry attends the "Nobody's Fool" Atlanta screening at Regal Atlantic Station on November 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. | Source: Getty Images



The museum will have different sections including “The Legacy Portrait Shop” which will exhibit a timeline of photos from Madea’s stage debut until her curtain call.

There will also be “The Hall of Song,” showing the famous character’s musical talents along with songs from other guests. 

A part of the exhibit will also feature a costume area to show the style evolution of Madea which has been uniquely categorized.



A few weeks ago, Perry surprised frontline healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic by joining their video call on “Good Morning America.”

Tyler has given a helping hand to others several times before, often providing needs for calamity relief and buying items for his employees.

The director personally thanked the hospital staff and used his Madea voice to bring happiness to their hectic day.



Perry learned to adapt to the pandemic and have his shows push through despite the circumstances, including “The Oval,” which recently wrapped up filming.

Although he experienced no issues with the virus, it cost the creator to shell out an additional $4.5 million per show to cater to his 377 cast and crew members.

His expenses cover housing, food, and testing. Although it is quite costly, Perry hopes to keep employment for his team members amid this trying time.



Tyler recently showed kindness towards 42 employees in an Atlanta restaurant. As the coronavirus pandemic was on the rise, he left a $21,000 tip on top of his bill.

The director’s generous act allowed each employee to walk home with $500, providing essential needs to their family.

Tyler Perry accepts the Ultimate Icon Award onstage at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Tyler has given a helping hand to others several times before, often providing needs for calamity relief and buying items for his employees.


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