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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Tyler Perry Drops Over $430K to Pay Off Customers’ Layaway Items in Atlanta

Tyler Perry

Atlanta, GA — Filmmaker and actor Tyler Perry has shown his generosity once again. This time, he decided to write checks to two local Walmart stores to pay off outstanding layaway items that were registered at the stores. One store was in the city of Atlanta, and the other was in nearby Douglasville.

According to TMZ, he sent a check for $178K to one store and another check for $256K to the other. Naturally, the customers were thrilled to hear this, and all they had to do is pay a penny to pickup their items.

Later, Perry posted a video on Twitter to address why he did what he did:

In the video, he says, “I was trying to do this anonymously, but nothing these days stays secret.”

He continues, “I know it’s a hard time for a lot of people and that people are struggling, and I’m just really grateful to be in a position to do this.”

Tyler Perry is known for his television shows and films, but also his many generous acts of kindness. He has helped many individuals, families and even organizations over the years – especially those in the Atlanta area.