Written by | Ray Cornelius

The Atlanta screening of Tyler Perry’s new romantic thriller Temptation  was held Saturday night at the AMC Parkway Point 15.

Hundreds of Perry’s fans gathered outside the theater holding Temptation movie posters, just hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars as they emerged from their luxury town cars and SUVs.

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Robbie Jones greeting fans and signing movie posters

The evening was packed with star power as the film’s lead actors Jurnee Smolett-Bell, Lance Gross, Ella Joyce, and Robbie Jones made their way down the black carpet.

RHOA stars Nene Leakes, Cynthia Bailey and Kandi Burruss and her fiancé Todd Tucker were crowd favorites as well as reality-TV’s newest divas Sharlina, Kahdijiha and Brie from Big Rich Atlanta. Rounding out the celebrity roster were Tika Sumpter, Palmer Williams, Kendra C. Johnson and Crystal Fox, stars from Tyler Perry’s new OWN series The Haves and The Have Nots  and Love Thy Neighbor. Also spotted were Keke Palmer, Pauletta Washington (Denzel Washington’s wife), Q from 112 and Usher, who ditched the red carpet and went straight into the theater.

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Kim Kardashian was the center of attention from the time she arrived

However, the highlight of the evening was not Mr. Perry (who arrived in one of his own silver Fisker) but Kim Kardashian. The mother to be, who was recently put on bed rest after an airplane scare, was clearly the celebrity everyone really wanted to see and boy she didn’t disappoint! The budding actress thrilled fans as she rocked a long black lace beaded top with leather pants and sleek ponytail. Although she didn’t talk much to local media, she did graciously shake hands and take pictures with many of her adoring fans.

Take a look at some of the other pictures below from tonight’s premiere:

Rocsi and Tyler

ET’s  Rocsi Diaz interviewing Tyler Perry

Tyler emerging from car

Tyler arriving at the premiere in a silver Fisker

interviewing Tyler

Tyler Perry talking to yours truly

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Kim Kardashian walking toward the black carpet

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian


Temptation  star Robbie Jones

Jurnee Smolett-Bell and husband

Temptation  lead actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Josiah Bell

Lance Gross

Temptation  star Lance Gross

Ellas Joyce

Rocsi Diaz interviewing Temptation’s  Ella Joyce

Renne Taylor

Temptation  actress Renee Taylor

Nene Leakes

RHOA  and New Normal  actress Nene Leakes

Kandi and Todd

RHOA  star Kandi Burruss and fiance Todd Tucker

Cynthia Bailey

RHOA  Cynthia Bailey

Tika Sumpter

Tyler Perry’s The Haves and The Have Nots  star Tika Sumpter

Palmer Williams

Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor  star Palmer Williams and wife

Kendar C. Johnson

Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor  actress Kendra C. Johnson with her daughter

Cedric Pendleton

The Have and The Have Nots actor Cedric Pendleton

John Schnieder

vetern actor and Dukes of Hazzard  star John Schneider

Crystal Fox and Jasmine Guy

Tyler Perry’s The Have and The Have Nots  actress Crystal Fox with Jasmine Guy

Gavin Houston

Tyler Perry’s The Have and The Have Nots  star Gavin Houston

Big Rich Atlanta

Big Rich Atlanta’s  Sharlina, Kahdijiha and Brie


RayCornelius.com media placement sign

Ray with Tami

cutting up with celebrity blogger Talking with Tami

Ray Cornelius

having fun on the black carpet

Click here to see more photos courtesy of Done By Sight Photography

Temptation opens in theatres on Friday, March 29th.