Donald Glover hopes Tyler Perry “understands” his parody of him within the TV present Atlanta.
In a single episode within the present’s fourth season, Glover donned heavy prosthetic make-up to play a Black studio head named Kirkwood Chocolate, who is understood for lowbrow however well-liked movies.
Donald Glover revealed in a canopy interview with GQ that he gave Perry a heads-up in regards to the spoof however hasn’t heard from him because the episode aired in October 2022.
“I instructed him I used to be gonna do it,” he shared. “I don’t understand how he took it. I texted him as soon as, I believe, for one thing… I didn’t hear again. That’s the factor about being Black. It turns into so private so quick. I’m not s####### on you.”
The “Group” actor hopes Perry doesn’t see the gag as a private assault as a result of it was not meant that means.
“If anyone did that about me, I’d be like, that’s good. He has a proper to not really feel that means,” he added. “I hope (he) understands. I nonetheless wish to shoot at his studio sometime.”
When requested how he can decide to a joke that may offend somebody, Glover defined, “As a result of I’m not a politician. I’m an artist, and I’m good. I’m artist. That’s the distinction. If I didn’t suppose I used to be artist, then I’d be like, Possibly I shouldn’t do that. However that is nuanced and humorous.”
The fourth and closing season of Atlanta resulted in November.