26 April 2013 2:24 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If this were a movie, maybe it should be called Why Did I Get Sued? Tyler Perry is on the receiving end of a lawsuit filed by an Indiana man who's accused the famed writer-director of ripping off his script for the film Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. In the complaint, filed Wednesday in federal court in Indiana and a copy of which was obtained by E! News, William James says he wrote a script titled Lovers Kill, which centers on a married couple and the wife's affair that destroys her marriage. According to court docs, the plaintiff gave a copy of the work to "an associate" of Oprah Winfrey at Harpo Studios who informed him that she would give it to Perry for his "review »


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