Tyler Perry took to his website to assure fans that he had received their complaints and asked them to “hear him out.” The film writer, actor, director and producer explained that the movie’s message about the choices young professional women make was a message that the youth needed to see. After casting most of the roles in the film, Perry said he was looking for an influential figure to complete the film.
“One of my producers showed me pictures that his daughter had taken of several hundred kids lined up around the corner to get into a Kardashian store, They wanted to meet Kim. I thought, what better person! I thought and still do think, that it would be very responsible of her to be a part of this film,” Perry wrote in the letter to his fans. “To have the young people that look up to her, see her in a film that is about, what happens in life when you make the wrong choices.”
Perry said with millions of young people following Kardashian, she had a duty to share a positive message. He thought “The Marriage Counselor” would be the perfect opportunity.