Tyler Perry Shares Powerful Personal Anecdote as He Accepts Governors Award at 2020 Emmys

Tyler Perry was the deserved recipient of a special honor at the 2020 Emmy Awards.

During Sunday's virtual ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the entertainment mogul was given this year's Governors Award. Perry, 51, was chosen by the Television Academy's Board of Governors for his achievements in television and his commitment to offering opportunities to marginalized communities through personal and the Perry Foundation programs of inclusion, engagement, employment and other philanthropic initiatives.