Tyler Perry defends casting Kardashian in new film

Tyler Perry arrives at the premiere of "Madea's Big Happy Family" in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. "Madea's Big Happy Family" opens in theaters April 22. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

November 17, 2011 10:55:21 AM PST
Filmmaker Tyler Perry is defending his controversial decision to cast reality television star Kim Kardashian in an upcoming film about marriage.