Shortly after graduating from high school, Haddish was booted from the foster care system and left homeless. And before Perry was known for his Madea character, he lost everything after spending all of his money to launch a play.
“Then he pulled himself up by his bootstraps and created an empire,” the “Girls Trip” star explained. “And that’s what I want to do. He’s teaching me.”
In fact, she learned a few things while working with him on the upcoming, Atlanta-filmed movie “Nobody’s Fool,” which Perry produced. He even gifted her with a Tesla shortly after they wrapped production. The flick hits theater Nov. 2.
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