"This Is Treasonous": People Actually Hate Tyler Perry's Advice For Splitting Bills In Relationships

Tyler Perry has sparked a debate online after sharing his thoughts on how bills should be split by certain couples.

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The billionaire Madea mogul shared his take on a recent episode of the podcast Keep It Positive, Sweetie with actor Crystal Hayslett.

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“A lot of women, especially Black women, and I might get in trouble for saying this, but I will,” he began. “In our society right now, Black women are making a lot more money, for the most part, than Black men."

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He continued: "If you can find love, if that man works at whatever job and is a good man and is good to you, and honors you, and honors the house, and honors his wife, and does what he can … because his gift might not be your gift, that is okay. That’s not somebody that’s beneath you. That’s somebody who came to love you at your worth.”

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Tyler added, "As long as he's secure in himself to know that, 'Yep, she makes most of the money, all I can pay is the light bill.' As long as she's comfortable enough to say, 'I'm gonna cover the mortgage and all the other stuff' ... that's fine."

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Tyler said it's a "hard" concept for some because they have such high standards and expectations. "But when you talk about just someone to love and support you, I know people whose men can’t touch what they make," he explained. "But when you see them together? That love, that support, that ‘I got you, babe,’ it’s a beautiful thing.”

People on Twitter said absolutely not.

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One person wrote, "I don’t care what Tyler Perry say, ain’t no, 'I only got $50 on the light bill ass' man allowed in my house. I’m perfectly fine with being single forever."

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Another commented, "The bar [is] in hell for millennial women."

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Some said they wished Tyler had used the moment to encourage men to get on it instead of telling women to adapt.

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But some people also agreed with Tyler.

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Crystal Hayslett / Via Twitter: @ASHANTINATIVE

I say, do whatever works for you and your relationship, but that's just me! Tell me what you think in the comments below.