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Tyler Perry Will Reportedly Be Paying For Rayshad Brooks' Funeral

Tyler Perry Will Reportedly Be Paying For Rayshad Brooks' Funeral

Tyler Perry has offered to pay for the for the funeral expenses for Rayshad Brooks, according to a report.

Rayshad sadly lost his life over the weekend after police found him asleep in his car at a Wendy’s drive-thru. A video from the incident showed an officer shooting him in the back as he ran after taking a sobriety test.

Tyler, according to People, has offered to pay for expenses as well as his children’s college fund.

Chris Stewart, the family’s attorney, spoke in a press conference and thanked Tyler, who “we spoke with who will be taking care of the funeral for the family.”

He added, “Support like that, people who are actually in the community that love the community that want healing, and families like this should never have to go through something like this. It’s a step forward, and we want to thank him.”

Rayshad leaves behind his wife, , and four children: Dream, 1; Memory, 2; Blessing, 8; and Mekai, 13.

Tyler followed in the footsteps of this boxer, who offered to pay for George Floyd‘s funeral.

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