After social media response, Tyler Perry shares his personal writer’s room

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The mogul declared he does not have a writers room for his series, noting he writes all the scripts for his programs

Tyler Perry has heard the response to his non-existent writers room loud and clear.

The mogul ignited a debate on social media recently when he posted a video explaining that he writes the scripts for his series, including the reboot of “House of Payne” and new series for BET, including “Sistas” and “The Oval.”

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“I don’t know if you know this, but all shows on television have a writers room and most of the time there are ten people, 12, whatever that write on these television shows,” Perry said. “I have no writers room. Nobody writes any of my work. I write it all.”

Perry said the purpose of the video was to share his “work ethic,” but some felt he ought to bring in other voices to craft his shows’ dialogue.

Someone else said on Instagram, “Great work ethic but getting other writers in helps give it a different perspective also.”

A day after his footage caused a stir, Perry responded with a photo of himself hard at work on his laptop sitting fireside in a huge cabin.

“My writers room!!!” read the Jan. 7 Instagram caption. “To the millions of you who are loving what I do and watch my shows every week, don’t worry, I ain’t stopping!!! Don’t forget. The Haves and the Have Nots returns tonight on @owntv and The Oval and Sistas return tomorrow on @BET!!”

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Perry appeared to focus his attention on the positive feedback he received from fans who applauded his work ethic. And more positivity followed.

An Instagram commenter said, “Well done! Well done!”

Still, not everyone felt Perry took notice of their issues.

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Perry isn’t just working on television. Despite his famed Madea character being put to bed last year, he’s still focused on making movies. His next film, “A Fall from Grace,” debuts on Netflix Jan. 17.

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