Tyler Perry Won a Bidding War Against Blue Ivy: ‘I Could Not Be Outdone by a 6-Year-Old’

Tyler Perry roughly mislaid out on a portrayal to burgeoning art gourmet Blue Ivy Carter.

The actor and screenwriter suggested what it was like to go adult opposite a oldest child of JAY-Z and Beyoncé while behest on an acrylic portrayal of Sidney Poitier during the 2nd Annual Wearable Art Gala auction final week.

Perry was compelling his latest film, Acrimony, on the TODAY uncover Thursday morning when the director described a impulse he satisfied he was behest opposite 6-year-old Blue Ivy.

“Somebody else was behest opposite me. we didn’t know how it was,” he told TODAY‘s Hoda Kotb. “I demeanour over and it’s her. She’s holding a paddle out of Jay’s palm and Beyoncé’s palm and she’s bidding.”

Tyler Perry and Blue Ivy Carter

He continued, “I’m like, this kid’s not outbidding me today. You gonna learn today, small girl. I’m removing this painting. But JAY-Z indeed simulated to lift it out of her palm and stop her bidding. But it was for gift so it was for a good cause.

As for either Perry won a behest war, he pronounced he did. “I got a painting. we could not be outdone by a 6-year-old.”

Blue Ivy hold her paddle high and bid $17,000 on a acrylic portrayal during a event’s live auction, that was emceed by Star Jones, according to Vanity Fair.

Despite JAY-Z jokingly perplexing to waylay a paddle from his daughter, she bid again when a item’s seeking cost shot adult to $19,000, a opening reported. However, Perry kick out a bid and won a art square for $20,000, Vanity Fair said.

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The repository reported a small lady successfully bid on a subsequent design adult for auction, though, winning a square by Samuel Levi Jones for $10,000.

Beyonce and JAY-Z will shortly be on a road for a long-awaited supplement to their 2014 tour, On a Run.

A source told PEOPLE progressing this month, “They are impossibly excited. It took a lot of work to make this happen. It’s a best choice for their family.”

The source pronounced a Carters will be roving with their children, Blue Ivy as good as 8-month-old twins Sir and Rumi.

“They will all transport together and have a fun family adventure,” a source said.