Tyler Perry to Discuss His Childhood Rape on Wed.'s Oprah

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Megastar Tyler Perry is set to go into detail for the first time about his childhood molestation at the hands of several men and a woman on Oprah this Wednesday. The multi-hyphenate entertainer, who famously turned his tragedy into triumph by penning the stage play I Know I've Been Changed in response to the abuses he suffered as a child, has never discussed at length what happened to him as a boy until now.


While I have a love/hate relationship with Perry's plays and films, I admire anyone who can flip an unspeakable evil and build a platform of forgiveness and success. Perry's new movie For Colored Girls comes out Nov. 5. I know I'll be tuning in to The Mighty O's show tomorrow, will you?