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After being in the film industry for almost 20 years, screenwriter, producer, and actor Tyler Perry has spent his career perfecting his writing skills.

Notorious for being extremely hands-on in his various television shows, plays, and films, Perry is finally giving up some of his workload to aspiring television writers and directors.

“My plan is to relinquish to a lot more directors and writers to take over a lot of these shows that I’ve started,” the producer stated.

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The Madea’s Family Reunion creator has previously publicly relished his work ethic last year after tweeting a video with a table covered with nine scripts. Acknowledging that most television shows and films have a writer’s room, however, that he does all of his shows, films, and plays himself.

“I write it all,” exclaimed the Diary of a Mad Black Woman creator.

The 52-year-old has received backlash in the past for not giving other aspiring directors and writers opportunities.

“For the past six weeks, I was in the mountains. I wrote 72 episodes of television — just me in a room by myself, sitting out there, looking at the moose and the mountains,” he said. “I treat it like a job. Every morning, after I work out, I start writing at 7 and don’t finish until 7 in the evening. I do that every day until it’s done. I love it. And I love directing for 12- or 15-hour days.”

In 2008, Perry fired four writers for unionizing and also received backlash for centering his characters around trauma.

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However, it seems like the New Orleans native has had a change of heart and wants to give opportunities to those within the film and television industry.

“I realize there’s so much more that I could be doing if I were to hand some of the other stuff off — rather than doing it all myself.”

After countless fans have expressed their opinions about the producer being a one-man show, Perry seems to be realizing how important it is to have others on board for projects.

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