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Exclusive: How Tyler Perry Wooed Nia Long For ‘The Single Moms Club’



Nia Long has been in tons of films, but one director she’s tipping her hat to is Tyler Perry. Long told us exclusively on the set of Best Man Holiday that Perry pulled out all the stops to get her to be in his latest film The Single Moms Club and once on set, treated she and her castmates like “queens”.

“It was the most well oiled machine, you’ve ever seen operate,” Long said of Perry and his production crew. “You get there, you’re treated like a queen, you have fresh flowers in your trailer every day.”

And if that’s not enough, the Brooklyn native also revealed that Perry even cast her 11 year old son Masai as her son in the movie, so she wouldn’t have to be away from him while filming in Atlanta.

Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club is in theaters March 14, 2014.

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  1. Strong secure black female

    February 13, 2014 at 3:38 PM

    This video on ” has nia long become the worst woman in the best man holiday is a ridiculous waste of time the narrator sound s like a scorn angry person( notice I said person with no indication to race so as to not fuel his ridiculous fire anymore) I feel embarrassed as a black person to hear something like this because it totally uncalled for and undeserved the reality is that a lot of woman are raising there children alone and if she feels comfortable enough with who she is an what is is doing as a mother / woman she should be getting our support because this campaign for single mothers is important, to many of them are made to feel like they should be embarrassed by their circumstances because that is how society wants it to be this is why as arace we cannot get ahead there is too much hate and insecurity within our community and it needs to be stopped. You should really reevaluate your mentle stability because until you and all of us get it right we can’t move forward.

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