Aaron McGruder vs. Tyler Perry

The Boondocks takes down Madea.

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Aaron McGruder has put the proverbial foot in the bottom of Madea in a recent Boondocks episode. Perry is taken to task for exploiting black women, Christ and negative stereotypes of blacks through the character of Winston Jerome. McGruder likens being a part of Jerome's crew to joining a cult of "homo-erotic Christians." McGruder's seminal characters Huey and Riley Freeman actually agree on something --  their dislike of Tyler Perry, er uh Winston Jerome. First Spike Lee, now Aaron McGruder. Who's next?

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