Joel Osteen

Tyler Perry angered his faithful fans by donating $250,000 to embattled prosperity preacher Joel Osteen, who caught heat for not opening the doors of his megachurch to Harvey flood victims sooner.

The producer-director posted a video to his Facebook page Thursday defending Pastor Osteen and announcing his plans to donate $1 million to those impacted by floods in Houston.

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Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen defended his decision not to provide shelter to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston until he was shamed into opening his massive Lakewood Church late Tuesday.

Osteen, 52, defended his actions in an interview with the Today Show Wednesday morning. The prosperity preacher said the widespread flooding in Houston caused "safety issues" and the city didn't ask him to open his doors.

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Joel Osteen

Pastor Joel Osteen finally opened the doors of his Houston megachurch after catching heat for closing the $50 million church in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Osteen, 54, tweeted a prayer to everyone affected by the storm on Saturday, but he was criticized for shutting the doors of his megachurch for 3 days.

"Victoria & I are praying for everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please join us as we pray for the safety of our Texas friends & family," Osteen tweeted on Saturday.

The prosperity preacher remained silent as others called for him to open the doors of his massive church for hurricane relief efforts.

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