But that relationship has soured in the last six months because Oprah finds Tyler difficult to work with and he doesn’t take constructive criticism well at all.” OTHER NEWS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED: Will Packer on His New Discovery Deal & First Look with Oprah’s OWN [EUR Exclusive] Winfrey’s BFF, Gayle King, dismissed the rumors and in October 2016, Tyler spoke highly of Oprah during an appearance on “Watch What Happens Live.” “Can you please address the rumors that you and Oprah are feuding,” host Andy Cohen asked on behalf of a viewer, adding that Tyler “has, like, eight shows on OWN.” Tyler responded, “There’s nothing to address. Tyler Perry is suing his alleged ex-lover, Joshua Sole, whom Tyler’s now referring to as an “ex-employee,” for a minimum of 0,000!While keeping it professional, their close relationship seemed to have been drifting away.At one point the two were only speaking to each other only if it were business related.The site previously published an article with the headline, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman!Oprah is so furious with Tyler Perry for ignoring her suggestions for his TV show she excluded him from her annual holiday and cut off gossipy late night chats." An alleged source claimed, "When Tyler first brought his shows to OWN in 2012, it was a love affair between the two of them.Perry is now asking for a restraining order that would require Sole to stay more than 500 feet away from him. Perry also wants Sole to undergo a psychological evaluation and receive treatment as well as pay Perry a minimum of 0 thousand dollars!The lawsuit doesn’t state the capacity in which sole was employed—perhaps because it might have been awkward to list “secret lover” as a job title.
After Winfrey suggested Perry hire more writers to improve the writing for the show, things took a turn for the worst.
It reportedly took police more than four hours to get Sole into custody.
The scorned ex was then taken to Fulton County jail last Friday and booked.
On a better note, Tyler seems to be well on his way to Hollywood’s Hall of Fame after such big deal.“Tyler is a prolific creative force, and I’m excited that this collaboration will bring his signature humor and powerful storytelling to Viacom’s audiences while further cementing BET’s position as the leading home for bold, relevant African-American programming and scripted content,” Robert Bakish, the chief executive said in a statement.
His film agreement is effective immediately, but the television deal will kick in May 2019 after Perry’s exclusive agreement with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN expires. In her massive yard.” Earlier this year, it was announced that Oprah and Tyler will team on an animated film called “The Star,” but the two media moguls haven’t been photoed together in quite some time since.