Tyler Perry Just Paid Off 2 Walmart Layaway Departments in Atlanta

Danny Woods
December 8, 2018

She paid over $93,000 to cover approximately 400 layaways at the Walmart located on Tchoupitoulas Street and became the focus of most of the morning show's story.

"So, God bless you, go get your stuff and Merry Christmas", Perry said in his Twitter video.

Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry announced Thursday that he has paid off all of the layaway tabs for the lucky shoppers at two Walmart stores in Georgia.

Perry captioned the video, which has been "liked" over 78,000 times at the time of this writing, "I was trying to do this anonymously but oh well!"

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'I have paid for all of your layaways for Christmas, ' said Perry. "So, Merry Christmas to everybody". Well, almost. Individuals with items on reserve in those stores can go pick them up for a single penny.

"You gotta go into the Walmart, get your layaway and pay a penny, one penny, and you get your layaway", Perry said in the video post. 'I'm just really, really grateful to be able to be in a position to do this.

A Walmart manager at the Douglasville location told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the store usually has about 1,000 layaway accounts at this time of year.

'Tyler Perry's generous donation is making an unbelievable difference for so many families, and we can't thank him enough for his kindness, ' Jenkins told the publication in a statement.

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