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Tyler Perry

Temptation lawsuit

25 Apr, 2013

temptationWilliam James, a local screenwriter from Gary, Indiana, sues Perry for stealing his idea for Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. Hoping to reach Perry, James gives a copy of his screenplay to an associate of Oprah Winfrey. James:

The plot is similar to Lovers Kill, written in 2009. The lawsuit is light on details … it just says both films center on a married couple … the wife is tempted by another man, and the affair ruins the marriage.