Earlier this month, Geoffrey Owens found a new wave of fame when a photo of him working at Trader Joe’s surfaced. Amid the backlash, there was some good that came out of the viral image — Owens received a handful of scripts from creators like Tyler Perry and NCIS: New Orleans to get back on the silver screen.
After a series of interviews with various media outlets, the 57-year-old also received a donation from Nicki Minaj. The Queen rapper gave him $25,000 to show her support, adding, “Some people are on the Internet and seeking attention, and he’s just the antithesis of that.”
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