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Tyler Perry dines with Janet Jackson and leaves a $500 tip

by: Jennifer Brett, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Updated:

Tyler Perry and Janet Jackson had dinner in San Antonio and left a Texas-sized tip: $500.

The meal for the friends at vegetarian restaurant Green Vegetarian Cuisine only cost $27, according to MySanAntonio.

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Blanca Vasquez shared an Instagram photo of Perry and Jackson at the restaurant, which she said was her friend’s. 

“Janet Jackson and Tyler Perry went to my friends restraunt (sic)!! Left a 500.00 tip omg I so wish I was there!!” she captioned the photo.

Related: Tyler Perry donates to Harvey relief and defends friend Joel Osteen

Luis Cantu told mySA.com that his wife, Nicole Tijerina, works as a waitress at Green Vegetarian Cuisine and was “blessed” by Perry’s tip.

“It feels good to have something unexpectedly come back our way,” Cantu said. “It really helped us out a lot.”

Perry’s generosity is well-known. In a Facebook video posted Aug. 31, he announced he would donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief.