The world of social media knows her as Ms. Shirleen. A sassy church lady who is very opinionated and has a host of memorable stories and one-liners that will leave you in tears. The woman behind the social media Christian comedienne is Christanee Porter.
Porter began posing as Ms. Shirleen and a few other characters of comedy on social media and was a huge success going viral on Instagram and Facebook. Soon, she was sought after making appearances at church events and even going on tour with another Christian social media sensation, gaining the likes and attention of Tyler Perry.
This week Tyler Perry announced that he was bringing Ms. Shirleen to the big screen in an upcoming film. "Blow up baby girl, blow up!!!", he commented on a recent video he shared to social media.
Christanee Porter expressed her gratitude to Tyler Perry Studios on her Instagram page @thechristishow and thanked Tyler Perry for trailblazing the way. She also thanked God, stating how in awe she is of his grace towards her. She also encouraged others to pursue their dreams and talents, using what God gave to them.