Madea has been a staple in many homes. Long before Madea hit the big screen, she held it down during live plays!

Well, it looks like come next year, Madea will be no more. Tyler Perry recently said it’s time to say goodbye to the character and he plans to do so in his next Madea film that is expected to be released in 2019.

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“This is it,” he told SiriusXM radio host Bevy Smith on her show Bevelations “It’s time for me to kill that old b***h. I’m tired!…We’re gonna say goodbye in ‘19. I just don’t want to be her age playing her.”

 

 

Perry says Madea will take her final bow in his upcoming film, “Tyler Perry’s a Madea Family Funeral,” expected to come to theaters in March. The film will be the eighth Madea film in the popular franchise and the 11th film in which Tyler will play her.

And if you loved the plays, Tyler is also planning a farewell stage play tour but details are slim as of now.