Tyler Perry just revealed that he’s single and going through midlife crisis.
The award-winning filmmaker and actor, took to his Instagram account on Thursday (December 17) where he shared the news with his fans while posting a new selfie in the midst of a gym session.
In the post, the ‘Madea’s Family Reunion’ star posed for a selfie while wearing workout clothes showing off his strong physique.
“This is what a midlife crisis looks like. I’m 51, single, and wondering what the next chapter in my life will look like,” Tyler Perry wrote in the caption claiming that he is no longer in a relationship with his longtime partner Gelila Bekele.
“Whatever it looks like I’m going to walk with God, be the best father and man I can be, hold my head up high, and try to look my best doing it!!” he continued.
“In a world with so much sadness, please try and stay in the good! Merry Christmas and let’s look forward to 2021 bringing us peace!”
Tyler Perry’s latest post flooded with several supportive comments from fans and celebs alike.
Actress Meagan Good shared: “Somehow this picture of midlife crisis is really inspiring.️ You look great my brother… thank you for the love and light you always share with others. #GodHasYouandHasBigPlans king. We appreciate and love you TP.”
Beyonce’s manager Yvette Noel Schure wrote: “You look great!!!”
“Doubt if you will be single for long!” one fan wrote.
“I don’t know if you like them older but I’m 62, single, and ready to explore the next chapter of my life as well. Sending blessings your way,’ another female fan posted along with a photo of herself.
“This is what 53 looks like single and Blessed let’s hang out somewhere,” another wrote, while another woman joked: “God sent me to tell you I’m your wife.”
The 51-year-old actor had been in an on and off relationship with Bekele since 2009 until this year. The pair also share a son named Aman, reports MADAMENOIRE. The couple reportedly stopped attending red carpet functions together years ago, though the 34-year-old model openly celebrates the Hollywood star.