'Madea' is a Southern term. It's short for 'mother dear.' So there are a lot of Madeas out there.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
My first show was called 'I Know I've Been Changed' in '92. I tried to do this show for years and years. It kept failing over and over and over again. Every time I went out to do the show, nobody showed up. I was like, 'What is this about?'
We are all allowed to support whoever we'd like to in this country. That's the greatest part about being an American - one of them, that is; you know what I mean?
Max von Laue