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Tyler Perry and Girlfriend Host Christening for Son

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Over the weekend, Tyler Perry and longtime girlfriend Gelila Bekele celebrated the christening of their son Aman Tyler Bekele-Perry with a star-studded event on Sunday (Feb. 15) in Beverly Hills.

The proud father took to his official Facebook to share photos of special event with his 12.9 millions fans.

“These pictures are from our son’s christening yesterday. Christening him in the gospel,” he wrote. “I had this church built in my backyard. It’s almost a direct replica of the one my Mother grew up in. It was in her honor. I know she was with us in spirit. Thank you to all our family and friends for joining us.”

He also took to time specifically thank Aman’s god parents Oprah Winfrey, Cicely Tyson and Oliver Ripley.

The event was also attended by the likes of Gayle King and Smokie Norful with performances by both Jennifer Hudson and Yolanda Adams.

Check out some of the photos below!

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(Photo Credit: Instagram and Facebook)