Connect with us

Entertainment

Tyler Perry Speaks on $20,000 Bidding War With Blue Ivy (VIDEO)

Tyler Perry almost met his match this weekend after Jay-Z and Beyonce’s first born bid a whopping $19K on a portrait of Sidney Poitier the filmmaker also had his eye on.

The director shared his experience on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, saying six-year-old Blue Ivy was his main competition during Tina and Richard Lawson’s WACO Wearable Art Gala and auction.

A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on

“I said, ‘Oh, I’m gonna teach you a lesson today,'” Perry joked. “She keeps going up and up and up with [the paddle].”

He continued, “But for me I’m thinking it’s charity, it’s a good cause and I’m not letting this kid take this painting from me. I’m gonna teach you now little girl! You’re not gonna get everything you want!’”

Jay-Z ultimately came to the rescue, jokingly wrestling the paddle away from Blue, allowing for Perry to take home the portrait.

Hear Perry break it down below.

Trending

TYLER PERRY STUDIOS’ NEW ORIGINAL DRAMA “TYLER PERRY’S RUTHLESS,” AVAILABLE NOW FOR STREAMING ON BET+

Entertainment

Behind the Scenes of EBONY March 2020 Cover, with Tyler Perry and June Ambrose

EBONY Exclusive

EBONY MARCH 2020: TYLER PERRY Master of His Message

EBONY Magazine

Tyler Perry Celebrates Opening of New Studios With Star-Studded Black-Tie Gala

Entertainment

Advertisement
Connect
Join EBONY.com