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‘My Job Ain’t S–T’: Tyler Perry Has Fans Green with Envy After Gifting Employee Nearly a Dozen Designer Bags for Her Birthday

Tyler Perry might’ve received the “best boss ever” title after gifting his former stylist-turned-actress nearly a dozen designer bags for her birthday. 

(L) Tyler Perry @tylerperry/Instagram (R) Crystal Renee Hayslett @luvcrystalrenee/Instagram

“Sistas” star Crystal Renee Hayslett uploaded an Insta story showing off her name-brand purses and cited Perry as the reason for them. 

“It was a surprise delivery from @TylerPerry for me!! Love you so much! You being here last night meant the world!! These bags were the cherry on top!” 

Perry’s expensive gifts ranged from Balenciaga to Louis Vuitton to Saint Laurent! The bags’ designs ranged from bedazzled to matte leather to snakeskin leather. Perry definitely outdid himself and his great gift-giving skills prompted fans to comment on their desire to have a boss like him someday.

“Wait a d– minute, my boss act funny when I take off for my bday!”

“I would like to work for him!”

“My job ain’t s—t” 

Perry’s appreciation for women of color on his team does not go unnoticed; fans commented how nice it is to see black women finally receive acknowledgment in a physical form rather than just words. 

“One thing about Tyler Perry, he’s gonna take care of Black women.”

“Now that’s Black Excellency”

Hayslett isn’t the first person Perry openly cashed out on; the “Madea” actor has opened up about paying “Because of Winn-Dixie” actress Cicely Tyson $1 million for one day of work on his 2007 film “Why Did I Get Married?”

“I wanted to make sure she knew that there were people who valued her,” Perry told AARP Magazine as he remembered her legacy. 

In 2019, Golden Globe Award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson shared that Perry was the first person who paid her a fair wage in the industry. 

“I was asking for half a million. I didn’t get paid that until I did my first Tyler Perry film. He was the first person who paid me $500,000,” Henson said while talking about racial pay gap with “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo for Variety Magazine

Perry’s way of recognizing individuals’ talents and paying them their well-deserved share has made him a beloved boss to many, and prompted others to aspire to one day work for him as well.

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