Tyler Perry Calls Out Jimmy Kimmel For Absence At Party

“I remember. I’m still scarred from it.”

We all know Tyler Perry — actor, writer, filmmaker, and one of the highest-paid entertainers in the business, whose new Netflix movie A Madea Homecoming drops tomorrow.


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Tyler opened a namesake film studio in Atlanta near the end of 2019. At the time, he hosted a party to celebrate the venue’s grand opening. Numerous celebrities attended, like Kelly Rowland and Oprah Winfrey.


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Jimmy Kimmel was among the names on Tyler’s guest list. However, as Tyler pointed out during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the late-night host didn’t show up to his event.


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“Last time you were here, I don’t know if you remember…was right after you’d opened your big studio in Atlanta,” Jimmy said during their chat.

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Tyler definitely remembered. “Yeah, that you didn’t come to the big party I had,” he replied. “You got an invitation, that you didn’t come to. That one. I remember. I’m still scarred from it.”

“And you said you’d send me a gift, and I still don’t have the gift. So where’s the gift?” Tyler asked. “You didn’t come, you didn’t send the gift…”

Jimmy then suggested his absence was due to COVID-19 restrictions, despite the pandemic’s onset still being months away when Tyler’s party took place, before joking that he “figured [the invitation] must have been intended for Jimmy Fallon or something.”


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“Well, it said Jimmy Kimmel, and I did a special video to you saying please come,” Tyler noted. “So I don’t know how you could have gotten that mistaken.”

Anyway, Jimmy was very much called out on national TV during this segment. In the end Tyler forgave him for being a no-show, but their back-and-forth is entertaining to watch nonetheless. You can check it out here, or via the clip above.

Source: BuzzFeed – Celebrity

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