In a vulnerable social media post, he admitted he was wondering what the next chapter in my life will look like.

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Hey, Tyler. This is what 49 and single looks like. My kids are out of the house and in college and Im living my blessed life. Dm me, one follower replied, along with a photo.

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The 51-year-old comedian has had an eventful couple of years.

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He also announced he had split from his long-time girlfriend, and the mother of his only child, Gelila Bekele.

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His words sparked an outpouring of support, and plenty of offers for a date.

Mr Perry is perhaps most famous for his Madea movies, which he wrote, produced, directed and starred in as the title character, an older woman, with the help of elaborate prosthetics.

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Another wrote: You wear your midlife crisis well. You are a man with integrity and character I admire this. Keep being the wonderful man you are.

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One user wrote: This too shall pass, my friend. Cheers to the 50+ crew & Living unapologetically Out Loud! When youve designed your ideal life, the second half of life is so rewarding!

Some were inspired by Mr Perrys post and began to share their own experience of being single, in solidarity.