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Tyler Perry, who built his career on creating movies for African-American audiences, is now under fire for his upcoming TLC series, which stars mostly white actors.

“That’s totally reverse racism because it was coming from African-American people,” Perry said in a new interview with the Associated Press. “I don’t know if it was because they thought I should only be giving jobs to black people. Well, I think that’s ridiculous. If you look at the hundreds of black people I’ve given jobs to and even the ones I’ve made millionaires, people of color, I just think it’s unfair,” he added.

  • The new series Too Close To Home centers around a fictional President Of The United States dealing with a political scandal, and has a mostly white cast. Many were quick to label the drama, the “white version of Scandal.”