Kim Kardashian lands a role in Tyler Perry’s ‘Marriage Counselor’


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Kim Kardashian has landed a role in the new Tyler Perry film ‘The Marriage Counselor,’ which is based on his play of the same name.

‘Big news!! I’m co-starring in Tyler Perry’s new movie!’ Kardashian tweeted over the weekend (on her 31st birthday, actually). ‘It’s gonna be such a fun experience!’ she added.


Well, maybe the reality-TV starlet has learned a thing or two about married life seeing that she’s been hitched, for what, three months now? Her lavish wedding to Kris Humphries has been the talk of the tabs for months. Could that be what caught Perry’s eye?

Kardashian will play Ava, a friend and coworker of the titular counselor (played by Jurnee Smollett of ‘The Defenders’ and ‘Friday Night Lights’), whose marriage takes a turn when she gets bored dispensing good advice and decides to sleep with a suave client, according to Deadline. But not to worry, Ava is there to give the counselor a big-city makeover when her life is in the dumps. Big stretch for fashionista Kardashian, no?

Mrs. Kris Humphries last appeared on the big screen in the 2009 film ‘Deep in the Valley’ and made her big-screen debut in 2008’s ‘Disaster Movie.’

Let’s just hope the middle Kardashian’s stab at acting is better than her older sister Kourtney’s atrocious attempt on ‘One Life to Live.’ Shudder.

The Lionsgate film begins shooting in Atlanta on Wednesday.

Is Kardashian’s acting ready for Perry’s directorial touch? Or should she stick with TV? Sound off in comments.


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— Nardine Saad