Perry grew up in poverty in NOLA, overcame homelessness, & struck it rich with his straight-talking, advice-pushing, but funny character Madea.
Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction and usually a lot more interesting. Some celebrities will go to great lengths to remain relevant, see their names in print or even just be mentioned. Here’s some famous folks who made headlines (some) intentionally and some . . . not so much . . . but could definitely star in their own lifetime movie.