Tyler Perry Is Paying for Rayshard Brooks’ Funeral

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The legendary Tyler Perry is giving back after Rayshard Brooks’ death. In a press conference on Monday, attorney L. Chris Stewart announced that Perry will cover Brooks’ funeral costs after he was shot and killed by police in Atlanta, Georgia.

“We do want to acknowledge and thank Tyler Perry, who we spoke with and who will be taking care of the funeral for the family,” Stewart said. “It’s support like that and it’s people who are actually in this community, that love the community, that want healing, and [want] families like this to never have to go through something like this. It’s a step forward.”

“We want to thank him for such a generous move,” he added.

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