Cosby Present alum Geoffrey Owens grew to become the primary matter of popular culture dialog, just lately, after images of him working at Dealer Joe’s in New Jersey went viral.
Although the intrusive photographer, Karma Lawrence, defined that she by no means had any intentions of embarrassing the actor or sending the pictures to web sites in change for cash, the actor has responded to the ordeal with poise. His method and satisfaction for his sincere dwelling even awarded him the chance to work with Tyler Perry on a serious new gig.
Quickly after Fox Information ran a disparaging story in an try and job-shame the actor, Hollywood rallied behind him, with Perry being one of many many to indicate his help.
Actually, the famed director and producer took his admiration a bit additional by providing Owens an appearing job on what he described in his tweet as “OWN’s primary drama.”
Now, TMZ has confirmed that the collection Owens will star in will probably be Perry’s hit drama The Haves and the Have Nots, and he’ll seem in not one or two episodes, however, somewhat, 10.
The Yale alumnus reportedly accepted Perry’s supply and is flying out to Atlanta to shoot for the favored collection subsequent week. The specifics surrounding his function haven’t but been revealed.
That is an thrilling time for Owens, who harassed throughout his rousing interview on Good Morning America that he hopes this incident will finish job shaming sooner or later as no job is extra necessary than the opposite.
“I hope what would not go is the re-thinking about what it means to work,” he stated. “A re-evaluation of the concept that some jobs are higher than others, as a result of that is truly not true. Each job is worth it and beneficial and if we now have type of a re-thinking about that due to what’s occurred to me, that might be nice.”