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Tyler Perry Sued Over ‘Temptation’

Tyler Perry has had a rough time with his film career lately and now Temptation has generated a lawsuit and more negative feedback.

After the harsh criticisms Perry received after taking on the lead role in Alex Cross, his fans hoped that Temptation would help put him back on top. But it seems like Perry has little success if Madea isn’t involved.

Despite Temptation being a disappointing movie, it seems like somebody out there is actually willing to take credit for the recycled story line that we’ve all seen hundreds of times before.

According to TMZ, a small time screenwriter claims that the 43-year-old movie maker stole the idea for Temptation from his film script called Lovers Kill.

Screenwriter William James wrote the plot in 2009 and supposedly handed it over to “an associate” of Oprah Winfrey’s, hoping it would eventually make its way into Perry’s hands.

Needless to say, there is no way to prove that Winfrey’s so-called “associate” gave the screenplay to Perry instead of just chucking it in the garbage as most big stars would do.

Regardless of his lack of evidence, James insists that he has a case and is ready to move forward with his lawsuit against the famous director.

A lawsuit isn’t the only thing he’ll be dealing with. Stars and critics have been slamming Perry for casting reality show star Kim Kardashian in the movie…

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