Tyler Perry Responds To His Critics (VIDEO)

Producer Tyler Perry and writer/director Tina Gordon Chism joined HuffPost Live Monday to discuss their new film "Peeples." During the interview, Perry opened up about how he handles criticism of his work.

"I look for the truth in the critique," Perry told HuffPost Live's Jacob Soboroff. "If there's something in there that makes sense to me, I try to find it and say, "OK, I thought that,' but if it's vitriolic, if it's just venomous, I don't pay attention to it."

Perry said that to him what really matters are the letters he receives from fans, including those who tell him that his films have helped them overcome challenges or have entertained them in tough times.

"It's the people who are moved and keep coming to see them," he said.

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