But that relationship has soured in the last six months because Oprah finds Tyler difficult to work with and he doesn’t take constructive criticism well at all.” OTHER NEWS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED: Will Packer on His New Discovery Deal & First Look with Oprah’s OWN [EUR Exclusive] Winfrey’s BFF, Gayle King, dismissed the rumors and in October 2016, Tyler spoke highly of Oprah during an appearance on “Watch What Happens Live.” “Can you please address the rumors that you and Oprah are feuding,” host Andy Cohen asked on behalf of a viewer, adding that Tyler “has, like, eight shows on OWN.” Tyler responded, “There’s nothing to address. Tyler Perry is suing his alleged ex-lover, Joshua Sole, whom Tyler’s now referring to as an “ex-employee,” for a minimum of 0,000!Tyler Perry’s beginning days at OWN brought a lot of creative ideas and strong bonding at first.‘But that relationship has soured in the last six months because Oprah finds Tyler difficult to work with and he doesn’t take constructive criticism well at all,’ a source explained back in 2016.After Winfrey suggested Perry hire more writers to improve the writing for the show, things took a turn for the worst.Reports did not specify what Sole wanted to talk with Perry about, but we doubt it was “work related.” The lawsuit does claim that Josh Sole has been “stubbornly litigious, or acted in bad faith, or caused the plaintiff unnecessary trouble and expense” reports The Atlanta Journal Constitution.Tyler Perry has played a big role in the ratings turnaround at OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, and the network continues to bank on content from the prolific filmmaker and series creator and producer with another big episodic order under their exclusive agreement.Perry won’t be leaving Winfrey just yet, but the deal is in place to start in 2019 and is set to run through 2024.You may remember, in 2016, the two best of friends had a setback in their friendship.
The shakeup has many wondering if the rumors are true that Oprah and Tyler had a falling out. Scott reports, back in March 2016, it was rumored that Oprah and Tyler’s relationship soured because Perry refused to accept Oprah’s creative suggestions for his shows. I am eager to have one home where I can leverage all of their assets to tell my stories to an even wider audience.The site previously published an article with the headline, "Diary of a Mad Black Woman!Oprah is so furious with Tyler Perry for ignoring her suggestions for his TV show she excluded him from her annual holiday and cut off gossipy late night chats." An alleged source claimed, "When Tyler first brought his shows to OWN in 2012, it was a love affair between the two of them.It reportedly took police more than four hours to get Sole into custody.The scorned ex was then taken to Fulton County jail last Friday and booked.