Tyler Perry, 52, was involved in a car accident on Wednesday when his vehicle t-boned another car as he drove home from the airport in Los Angeles, California. The female driver of the other vehicle admitted that she caused the accident after she cut into three lanes of traffic, which caused Perry to crash into her. According to reports, there were no serious injuries.
A representative told People Magazine, “Tyler is absolutely fine, as is the other driver. The other driver cut across three lanes of traffic, right across Tyler’s path, and unfortunately, his car hit her driver’s side.”
Perry is known for creating the character “Madea.” She is an elderly African American woman known for her strict beliefs and funny antics, which she usually uses to help fix issues among her family. He has produced films like A Fall From Grace, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and Diary of a Mad Black Woman.
In June he announced that he will be bringing Madea to Netflix in 2022.
“We need to laugh, man, too much is going on in the country,” Perry continued, explaining why he decided to bring the character out of retirement two years after the last movie, A Madea Family Funeral, premiered. “We need to laugh, so I was done, but she’s coming back. Madea on Netflix. I can’t wait.”