Tyler Perry has revealed that the upcoming A Medea Family Funeral will be the swan song of popular character, “Madea”
Perry said he was retiring the character two decades of she was introduced, during an interview on SiriusXM radio show
“It’s time for me to kill that old b***h. I’m tired, man
“I just don’t want to be her age, playing her.”
Madea first showed on the screen in the 1999 play I Can Do Bad All by Myself and has subsequently featured in multiple installments, including Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), Madea Goes to Jail (2009), A Madea Christmas (2013), and, most recently Boo 2! A Madea Halloween(2017).