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Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry 'Get Married'

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Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry 'Get Married'

Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry 'Get Married'

Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry 'Get Married'

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A New Jack artist of many trades, actor/director Tyler Perry became famous for cross-dressing as the ghetto, gun-toting Madea character.

But in his latest flick, "Why Did I Get Married?," he plays one half of four couples who go on a vacation that turns into a nightmare.

Farai Chideya talks to Perry and the film's star, Janet Jackson.