He invited her to be a part of the comedy after they spoke at her mother’s funeral.
“I wanted to give her a job because I know how tough it is to grieve,” he told “Extra’s” A.J. Calloway. “You have to have something to do, you have to have somewhere to go.”
Perry started her off slow, but by the third episode he realized she could hold her own. “I went back and rewrote an entire show because I knew she could handle it.”
Perry is blasting all rumors that Bobbi Kristina walked off the TBS set, saying that she was only cast in 10 or 11 of the 35 episodes.
“Some days she was really sad, she was dealing with a lot of grief but she was great,” he explained.
The interview also steered toward Perry’s new movie, “Madea’s Witness Protection” and Calloway got a big surprise during the chat: a visit from Tyler’s alter ego!
“Madea’s Witness Protection” takes cover in theaters June 29.
Tyler Perry thinks people will be “shocked” when they see Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina in his new show, “For Better or Worse.”