Farrakhan praises Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea’, calls character a ‘strong black woman’

January 7, 2013   // 0 Comments

Minister Louis Farrakhan and Tyler Perry as Madea. (theGrio) Tyler Perry’s most famous creation, Madea, has an unlikely fan — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. The controversial minister addressed the polarizing comedic character during his regular ‘Farrakan Speaks’ sit-downs with the staff of The Final Call, the Nation’s newsletter. “I have never seen his portrayal of Madea as a man c...

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