By Kwame Ismail Nkurunziza
After over ten years of being together and bearing one child, famous director and actor Tyler Perry last night announced he is single after, separating with Ethiopian born model and humanitarian Gelila Bekele.
In the message posted on his page, the actor and 51-year-old father who was recently crowned a billionaire, also hinted on going through a midlife crisis.
Perry, who is famously known for being private when it comes to his personal life, wrote that he was going to be the best father and man he can be, hold his head up high while trying to look his best.
He ended his post by asking his 13 million followers to be good in a world with so much sadness.
Fans elsewhere on the internet quickly started debating his relationship, with some fueling relentless rumours about his sexuality by insisting that the he only got into that relationship to have a child who he can pass his vast wealth to.
Perry, who rose to fame with plays and films geared towards the African- American community, has been a subject of gay rumours .The Instagram account of Gelila Bekele, the mother of his five-year-old son, shows that she is heavily involved in projects in her native Ethiopia and these days spends most of her time there.