Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are being accused of stealing the idea behind their hit OWN show “The Have and Have Nots.“ And now they have been slapped with a federal lawsuit by the woman who claims she came up with the idea.

A company named Parables Entertainment filed a federal lawsuit against Tyler Perry accusing him of stealing the idea behind his OWN Network show “The Have and Have Nots.”

Vanessa Lynn – exec at Parables Entertainment – claims she wrote a screenplay titled “Affairs” and had it copyrighted. The script is about a small town family which features a father running for mayor, a health challenged mother and a daughter named Peaches.The drama in the script starts when Peaches friend has an affair with the father.

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4 thoughts on “Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Hit With Lawsuit Over ‘The Have & Have Nots’

  1. Skye on said:

    She actually reported it before the show aired. Back then she requested that it be a joint venture with her name as writer and executive producer but Tylisha Perry said no and denied it. They are saying her copyrighted screenplay cannot be denied but money talks and Tylisha and Okra have plenty of it.

  2. I said it. on said:

    She and Peaches can have several seats. How long was the show own before it took her to “realize” it was her idea?

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