ATLANTA – Tyler Perry is a man of many talents. He’s an actor, filmmaker, philanthropist, and now has taken on the role of Democratic Party fundraiser.

On Friday, Perry joined President Barack Obama at three pricey fundraising events in Atlanta to raise money for the president’s 2012 re-election campaign. The sold-out events, sponsored by the African-American Leadership Council and Perry, kicked off with a private reception followed by a gala celebration and later on, an evening at the movie mogul’s home. This was the President’s first visit to metro Atlanta in 18 months.

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