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Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls Wins BET Best Movie Award

Tyler Perry’s film For Colored Girls has won the BET Award for Best Movie, according to a report on The BET Awards were presented in a ceremony held on June 26 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Based on Ntozake Shange’s award-winning 1975 play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, the film features Anika Noni Rose, Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Kerry Washington, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, and Kimberly Elise, among others.

Among the other BET Award winners are Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, and Jennifer Hudson, along with Jaden and Willow Smith, who tied in the Young Stars Award category.

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