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Tyler Perry Lawsuit: Perry Jacked Temptation From Me

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A Gary, Indiana screenwriter is suing Tyler Perry, claiming that the director stole his script and used it to make his latest film, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.

William James filed a lawsuit on Wednesday claiming that Temptation is the same story line as James’ 2009 script, Lovers Kill. According to the lawsuit, both films are based on a married couple, where the wife is tempted by another man, which then leads to an affair. Let’s be honest, infidelity in a movie isn’t exactly a new idea.

In the lawsuit, William claims to have given a copy of his script to Perry’s friend, who is also an associate of Oprah Winfrey, hoping it would get into Tyler’s hands. But, there is a strong possibility Perry never actually read the screenplay.

William is reportedly suing for unspecified damages, and is asking for Temptation to be re-edited so that the opening and closing credits include “Based on the Novel ‘Lovers Kill’ by William James.”

HipHollywood reached out to Tyler Perry’s camp, so far no word back.

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  1. Pingback: Tyler Perry ‘Temptation’ Lawsuit: Man Claims Wife’s Adultery Tale Was His

  2. arona

    June 11, 2013 at 9:02 PM

    Mr. Perry needs to “stop stealing ideas from “everyday people and taking the credits fro the movie or play…He needs to come up with something “original’

  3. Roni Sexy Lady/S.S.

    June 29, 2013 at 8:27 PM

    TP should file a countersuit……. seeing as how… William wrote a play with the same plot as TP’s play from 2008 titled The Marriage Counselor

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Meet The Flockas! Waka And Tammy Get Their Own Show

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Waka Flocka Flame and his boo thang Tammy Rivera have graduated from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and have landed their own reality show.

Titled, “Meet The Flockas”, the Mona Scott-Young produced project will focus on the rapper, his wife and her daughter Charlie.Waka had this to say about the show when Bossip asked:

“It’s not a scripted show. This isn’t something from the network. We control all this. It’s about time that the people see some real reality s**t. Thank God for Mona Scott Young. She definitely deserves some credit. Even to get the opportunity to get on the platform. But it’s up to you how to you to be represented to the world.”

(Shaaaaade to LHHATL) Looks like the Flockas are excited to show the world their “real” love. Will you be watching?

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