Tyler Perry's Madea is back, and she's coming to Netflix

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Tyler Perry.
Tyler Perry.
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Madea is coming out of retirement.

In 2019 Tyler Perry announced that he would discontinue the famous character in several movies and theatre productions.

At the time, he told Page Six: "I've made my last Madea. It made so many people laugh but turning 50, I don't want to be her age playing her."

On Tuesday, the 51-year-old shared the news that he's bringing the iconic character to Netflix in a video on Instagram with the caption: "She's back."

"We need to laugh, man; too much is going on in the country. We need to laugh, so I was done, but she's coming back. Madea on Netflix. I can't wait," said Tyler.


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