By Valder Beebe
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne – the #1 rated comedy series on cable among African Americans for 2020 – tells the story of a multigenerational, working class family who experiences all of life’s struggles with faith, love and most importantly humor. Retired fire chief Curtis Payne and his wife Ella have their lives and home turned upside down when an unexpected event forces their nephew, CJ and his kids to move into the house, putting three generations under one roof.
The Paynes – now in their eighth season – are back Tuesday nights on BET and here to tell you about what’s in store for upcoming episodes is Cassi Davis Patton, who plays the matriarch of the family, Ella Payne.
Cassi has been a frequent collaborator with Tyler Perry for many years having appeared in several films and stage productions including Daddy’s Little Girls, Madea’s Big Happy Family, Boo! A Madea Halloween, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, Madea Goes To Jail and Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Tour; to name just a few. Cassi talks with the Valder Beebe Show about her long-time working relationship with Tyler Perry and what’s in store for upcoming episodes of the hilarious House of Payne. Cassi Patton’s publicists provided text in conjunction with the Valder Beebe Show
VEB: Cassi, welcome to the Valder Beebe Show, I am so delighted you are here with me and my audience.
CDP: Hey Dallas! It’s a great day to be alive. It’s a great day, you know what? It’s another day to try to get it right. It’s another day that God honors.
VEB: Cassi, the wisdom that you hold, is that part of why you have worked with Tyler Perry on many, many projects?
CDP: I do know that it is wisdom on my part that has kept me connected to Tyler Perry and his multitude of productions. I have really been a team player. My true power is that it has to be God. This is so amazing being a part of Tyler Perry productions. Let’s get real I am on the Valder Beebe Show in Dallas, come on now.
VEB: You have been with the House of Payne, you guys are coming back for your 8th season, and you are working with Tyler Perry. What role did God play in this adventure?
CDP: It’s a blessing to ……….
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