Tyler Perry Says Farewell To Beloved Character Madea At "Family Funeral" Premiere

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Madea was first launched to the world by Tyler Perry's movie Diary of A Mad Black Woman. From there we bought 11 installments of films that explored the beloved character and her hardcore, robust love methods. Monday night time was the official premiere of A Madea Family Funeral, which is the final movie that can function Madea.

"I do not need to be her age taking part in her, so it was time to close it down and transfer on," Tyler instructed The Hollywood Reporter when discussing the character coming to an finish. "I've bought another issues I need to do, and on this subsequent 50, I will do one thing totally different."

On the subject of killing Madea off, Tyler defined how that merely wasn't an choice. "It's all the time going to be open-ended as a result of what you do not need to do is homicide a member of the family," he defined. "And lots of people really feel like she's a member of the family."

KJ Smith, who's starred in Madea movies spoke of the farewell and the way she'll miss "the comedy of all of it." 

"I am from the South, and Madea jogs my memory of a number of black moms and grandmothers and great-grandmothers that I grew up with, so I will miss that illustration on movie," she mentioned. 

Peep the trailer for A Madea Family Funeral beneath.