“Boondocks’ lampoons Tyler Perry” – LA Times

Aaron McGruder’s ‘Boondocks’ lampoons Tyler Perry

A character resembling Tyler Perry’s Madea persona is lampooned on “The Boondocks” animated series on Adult Swim. (Adult Swim)

The latest episode of “The Boondocks,” the satirical animated TV series that airs on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim slate, takes brutal aim at Perry and his brand, which blends melodrama, raucous comedy and religious themes. Coming under intense ridicule is Perry’s portrayal of Madea, the gun-toting, foul-mouthed grandmother at the center of many of his films.

In “Pause,” an episode written by McGruder and executive producer Rodney Barnes that aired Sunday, a thinly disguised version of Perry named Winston Jerome is positioned as a closeted, cross-dressing cult leader whose love of the Christian faith is a mask for his true sexuality. Though the character bears little physical or vocal resemblance to Perry, the reference is obvious to those familiar with Perry’s work. The dancing Ma Duke is a clear parody of Madea.

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One response to ““Boondocks’ lampoons Tyler Perry” – LA Times

  1. NOT a chick Flick, men will enjoy as much as women. Xxx Films

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