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Actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry has pledged to donate $1 million to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, with $250,000 of that going to Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, which has served as a major distribution center of supplies for Texas flood victims. (Facebook/@Tyler Perry)

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CORRECTS SOURCE TO THE REPUBLICAN-HERALD, NOT THE TIMES & TRIBUNE-Bill Malloy, right, meets with first responders on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 who came to the rescue after he suffered a heart attack in Valley View, Pa. Tyler Perry, left, 19, EMT student, helped to calm his wife while the others worked on him. Perry showed Malloy the ambulance that took him to the hospital. (Andy Matsko/Republican-Herald via AP)

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This image released by TLC shows Heather Locklear as First Lady Christian in a scene from Tyler Perry’s TLC drama “Too Close to Home.” (TLC via AP)

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This image released by TLC shows form left to right, Danielle Savre as Anna, Brock O’Hurn as Brody and Crystle Stewart as Frankie in a scene from Tyler Perry’s TLC drama “Too Close to Home.” (TLC via AP)

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In this Jan. 15, 2016, file photo, Tyler Perry participates in a panel for "The Passion" at the Fox Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

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Tyler Perry, above at the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network 2015 upfront presentation in New York, has scored record ratings for the network with his series "The Haves & The Have Nots." (Photo by Mark Von Holden/AP for OWN)

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Tyler Perry attends the premiere of "Selma" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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This photo provided by Lionsgate shows Nia Long as May in a scene from Tyler Perry's film "The Single Moms Club." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, K C Bailey)

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This Feb. 26, 2014 photo released by shows, from left, Spike Lee, Sidney Poitier, Tyler Perry and Malcolm Lee at a ceremony by Essence magazine honoring the achievements of African-American men in Hollywood, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Essence-Tyler Perry, George Burns)

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Filmmaker Tyler Perry is well-known for stories of faith. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, July 1, 2012, file photo, Tyler Perry smiles on stage at the BET Awards, in Los Angeles. Essence is known for honoring black women, but during Oscar week, they'll also be lauding the accomplishments of African-American men in film. The magazine is launching its first "Black Men in Hollywood" dinner, an intimate affair that will salute the work of Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Malcolm Lee and filmmaker Perry, who will host the event. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)