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*Another day, another lawsuit. media partner theJasmineBRAND.com has exclusively learned that moguls Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are being accused of stealing the idea behind their hit OWN show “The Have and Have Nots.“ And now they have been slapped with a federal lawsuit by the woman who claims she came up with the idea.

A company named Parables Entertainment filed a federal lawsuit against Tyler Perry accusing him of stealing the idea behind his OWN Network show “The Have and Have Nots.”

Vanessa Lynn – exec at Parables Entertainment – claims she wrote a screenplay titled “Affairs” and had it copyrighted. The script is about a small town family which features a father running for mayor, a health challenged mother and a daughter named Peaches.The drama in the script starts when Peaches friend has an affair with the father.

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