WATCH: Ty Lepley talk The Haves & The Have Nots and sulk over Drake & Omari Hardwick comparisons

Before being plucked out of the streets Philly by Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey to star in his first recurring television role as “Benny” on OWN’s The Haves and The Haves Nots, Ty Lepley says that he only had his sights set on landing a spot in the NFL on the strength of his once-promising football career. Watch as he chops it up about the new season of the series while dishing on his life before the fame during his recent chat with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show..