Apparently, we weren’t the only ones in shock when news hit that Tyler Perry was going to be a father. According to actress Tasha Smith — who has worked on a number of films with Perry — she was blindsided with the news. During an interview on the Wendy Williams Show, she joked:
I used to think he was asexual, I didn’t think he had sex at all, okay! No seriously, I mean Tyler is like, he’s like an uncle that never has sex like seriously. I was just shocked and I’m so happy for him. He’s is going to be a daddy. I used to think he would just be the Uncle Daddy, you know.
When asked if she’s met his girlfriend Gelila Bekele, Tasha shares