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Tyler Perry makes a surprise announcement

Tyler Perry always seems to be juggling a slew of projects at any given time. He's teamed up with "The Walking Dead," has visited the White House in the past (and posted this video just the other day that seemed to suggest he'd made a return visit).

In character as Madea he once told President Donald Trump what for and has a new Halloween-themed Madea movie coming out, he announced recently.

But that's not all. He just made a surprise announcement via social media.


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"I’ve got a surprise for you: I wrote a book!" he said. "It’s called “Higher is Waiting.”

The book will be a faith-inspired, motivational read.

"This book is for everybody who’s trying to get higher," Perry said. "Trying to get higher than where you are. Knowing that there’s something greater for you, knowing God is pulling you up. This book is for you."

It's due out in November, not long after the release of the sequel to "Boo! A Madea Halloween."

"I can’t wait for you to get it, I can’t wait for it to come out. November can’t get here soon enough," Perry said. "I promise you, it’s going to bless you."

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