This is NOT the 1st FEMALE TYLER PERRY has STOLEN from. Remember "DAIRY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN"? – RECAP: "LAWSUIT was FILED 21MAY2007, on behalf of DONNA WEST, who is a Texas Resident according to court documents. Ms. WEST's Attorneys claim Perry's film, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" was "copied largely from the plaintiff's copyrighted script." Ms. WEST is suing Perry individually, as well as Tyler Perry Company Inc. and Lions Gate Entertainment Inc, reports The Marshall News Messenger.” www.dallasblack.com/entertainment/perrysuedoverdiarymadblackwoman
- 28NOV2012, LAWSUIT Filed: “Actor/Director Tyler Perry SUED by Author TERRI
DONALD, over MOVIE PLOT. Tyler Perry is facing LEGAL ACTION from Author Terri Donald, who has accused Perry of STEALING the PLOT for his film "GOOD DEEDS" from her book. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday, 26NOV2012, against the "MADEA" star at a FEDERAL COURT in PHILADELPHIA, claiming Tyler Perry based the Romantic Drama on her 2007 Novel "BAD APPLES CAN BE GOOD FRUIT!"
- BING report: “Tyler Perry writes forward to book about sexual abuse!”
Author Terri Donald alleges she sent a copy of her book to Tyler Perry's Production Company, before filming on the movie began. She is seeking $225,000 in damages; her book to receive a mention in the movie's opening and closing credits and Tyler Perry Production Company to provide an account of the film's revenues!” … The DRAMA, which stars Tyler Perry as a Wealthy Businessman who meets a struggling Single Mother, grossed around $35 Million at the U.S. box office after its February 2012 release.