As Tyler Perry prepares for the debut of two new series on OWN, Mr. Do It All recently sat down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss a range of topics from the death of Whitney Houston to his thoughts on his harshest critics.
Related: NYC: OWN Preview Party
The network’s head honcho pointed out a 2011 quip by television personality TourÃ© about Perry’s work being nothing more than cinematic malt liquor for the masses. His response?
“Why would I be upset at people who don’t get it? And when I tell you I have these messages by the millions from people of how my movies and work have spoken to them or their family,” he said. “So the ones who don’t get it, are not as important to me as the ones who do.”
Oprah’s Next Chapter with Perry airs Sunday, May 26, at 9/8c on OWN. Check out a sneak peek below…