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Geoffrey Owens Accepts Tyler Perry’s TV Offer


Geoffrey Owens, most known for his role in the 90s sitcom, The Cosby Show receives a job offer from notable filmmaker and producer, Tyler Perry after going viral for being photographed as a cashier at Trader Joe’s.

TMZ reports that Owens was cast in a 10-episode role on OWN’s hit drama,The Have and The Have Nots. The hit show films in Atlanta and Owens will fly there next week to being filming.

Tuesday, on Good Morning America, Owens stated, “I feel like I’m more of a celebrity now than I have ever been.”

According to CNN, the actor has received an overwhelming amount of support from other celebrities as well as American rapper and songwriter, Nicki Minaj, who plans to donate $25,000 to Owens.

Owens has no intentions on leaving Trader Joe’s and has received multiple television offers since the photo went viral.


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