This is a real ironic commercial because supposedly Mike Tyson’s bodyguard is the one who shot 50 Cent nine times and was then killed three weeks later. This is being debated in the youtube comments but hey if they are worrying about it why should we? Anyway check out the parody of The Hangover these guys cooked up for Street King in the name of filming a billion Africans.
If he has it copyrighted he has a good damned case. I predict nice settlement before movie drops, tattoo artist get loads of publicity and rides it all the way to the bank.
The guy who applied Tyson’s face tattoo back in 2003 is S. Victor Whitmill — who claims he not only created the design, but copyrighted it as well.
Being a professional athlete and making millions of dollars does not guarantee success in other endeavors outside of sports. Here is a revealing list of 15 Athletes that have lost it all…. courtesy of CNBC
For a while, no boxer on earth was as feared as “Iron Mike” Tyson. The powerful puncher won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, some of which took place during the first round. He quickly became the heavyweight champion of the world, but in 1992 he was convicted of sexual assault and served three years in prison. When he got out, no amount of comeback matches could get him back his mojo, and after biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a 1997 fight, Tyson was disqualified. He never again won another championship.
This movie is gonna make a ton. Expect a Mike Tyson cameo for sure.
The trailer to Mike Tyson’s new show about his love for pigeons which started back when he was a pre-teen in Brownsville.
Premieres Sunday March 6th at 10PM on Animal Planet.
Obviously Mike Tyson is going through alot and has been through even more during his life. Which one of us could imagine what its like to be in his shoes? I am not here to judge him or any of the crazy stuff he supposedly has done but he needs help and I guess these interviews are his therapy.
via Media Take Out/Details
Details: Twenty years ago, you were one of the most famous men on the planet. Is there a big plan for Act 2?
Mike Tyson: The first stage of my life was just a whole bunch of selfishness. Just a whole bunch of gifts to myself and people Continue reading
We’ve seen this gag before with Mike Tyson, but I guess this is his new role to the American public. Dumb/Smart Ex-champ plays straight man to some nerdy reporter. From The Daily Line with Reese Waters.
This is not what Mike Tyson needs right now.
LOS ANGELES: Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport, police confirmed he was reported to have punched a photographer.
Police said the troubled 43-year-old had been detained following an altercation at the airport’s terminal seven.
FULL STORY HERE
Congrats to Iron Mic on his wedding to Lakiha Spicer in a ceremony in Las Vegas over the weekend. Guess he was inspired by The Hangover. This is Mike’s fourth trip down the aisle. Mazal Tov!
Former champion boxer Mike Tyson has married for a third time – two weeks after his four-year-old daughter died in a tragic accident.
The ex-heavyweight champion exchanged vows with bride Lakiha Spicer in a Las Vegas wedding chapel on Saturday, the chapel’s owner, Shawn Absher said.
County marriage records in Las Vegas show 42-year-old Tyson and 32-year-old Spicer got a marriage licence about 30 minutes before their ceremony.
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Jimmy interviews Mike Tyson who talks about his new documentary, his tattoo, and being humble
If Mike Tyson has his way, he’ll get Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx to tackle his life story in an upcoming cinematic version of his life. The boxer has been talking the press about this plan for more than a year now, and he told MTV News that it’s still very close to happening.
And what a movie it would be if Foxx ever indeed portrays Iron Mike on the big screen. Tyson — whose life is told in all its glory and tragedy in the new documentary “Tyson” set for release this Friday (April 24) — has seen enough drama in his life to fill multiple biopics. From his years as a wunderkind boxer under the tutelage of Cus D’Amato to his rape conviction and repeated attempts at redemption, the film would be unbelievable … if it weren’t all true.
“It’s gonna be [about me],” he told MTV News about the planned collaboration. “It’s gonna be Jamie Foxx portraying me in a life story.” Continue reading
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Here goes Nasir’s ode to the People’s Champ Mike Tyson, purportedly included in the upcoming bio.
*snatched from nahright*
Shout out to my Tyson La Familia…Ms. Rowe and the whole clique. This is way more than a documentary for us Brooklyn heads that were there along for the turbulent ride which is MIKE TYSON.
Through a mixture of original interviews and archival footage and photographs, a startlingly complex, fully-rounded human being emerges. The film ranges from Tyson’s earliest memories of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn through his entry into the world of boxing, to his rollercoaster ride in the funhouse of worldwide fame and fortunes won and lost. It is the story of a legendary and uniquely controversial international athletic icon, a figure conjuring radical questions of race and class. In its depiction of a man rising from the most debased circumstances to unlimited
heights, destroyed by his own hubris, “Tyson” emerges as a modern day version of classic Greek tragedy.
via NY Post
MIKE Tyson is ready to spill the beans. But the one-time heavyweight champ doesn’t want any leaks, so his book proposal is being seen by only five publishers. “It is similar to the way the Kurt Cobain journals were sold, which went for $4 million. Just eight people were invited down to the Inn on Irving Place to view Kurt’s actual journals and hear his unreleased song,” said an insider. “The book went on to be a No. 1 best-seller.”
Tyson started writing while he was in prison. “Me and my cellmate would read to each other at night,” Tyson told one editor. “One night I would read out loud to him, the next night he would read out loud to me. And we would do that back and forth until the book was completed.”
For all of you praying and hoping for a comeback this is the proverbial nail in the coffin!!
via Huffington Post
Mike Tyson presented at the Game of the Year videogame awards Sunday night showing off a new figure. Far from the washboard ab physique he showed off during his days as a prize-fighter, Tyson, now 42, sported a bit of belly and a pair of pleated pants.
Why millions of people love Youtube!!
50 Cent and son Marquise
Now in life, especially in journalism they say there is always the story behind the story. With that said, I find it unsettling that celebrity is such an intrusive medium. Now just because we invest our energy in an artist doesn’t mean we need to know every single thing about their personal life because if you leave out one detail than the scales can be tipped to make the picture look lopsided. Case in point, this past week’s fiasco’s starring Curtis Jackson. I’m the first to admit we don’t know everything, but from what we do know 50 is a weird dude. First we find out the best friend of Curtis’ idol (Mike Tyson) was the one who tried to rub him out in the first place (jump starting his career nonetheless). Isn’t it kind of eerie to know that Curtis is occupying the same crib that Homicide used to chill in? Even sometime slept in? Then you had the Young Buck incident which many feel was juvenile and a low-blow, not to mention the ‘stick close to me’ comments. To end the week with a cherry on top you have the ongoing drama between him and his baby mama.
The rabbit hole runs deep on this one because you have an ongoing arson investigation in the mix with loose implications implying this dude may have (allegedly) been responsible for trying to burn the crib down that housed his seed. Now baby moms (Shaniqua Tompkins) is on TMZ exposing Curtis for the father he never was (after Curtis got her served with papers). No baseball, basketball games with Marquise. Nothing? Now, it ain’t my place to judge no man, but damn Curtis. Two weeks ago we just reported that this negro might be the first rapper to crack the elusive Billionaire’s Boy Club bubble. It reminds me of what my grand moms used to always say; “What use is it if a man gains all the gold in exchange for his soul.” And just to think we ain’t even a week removed from Father’s Day. Barack Obama was talking bout niggers like this!
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Okay the creepy shit about this story is that 50 would go on to buy Mike Tyson’s Mega-mansion in Conneticut knowing that Tyson was best friends with the guy who supposedly shot him. Some type of twisted revenge?
Mike Tyson chipped in $50,000 for a contract to kill members of a Brooklyn drug gang that murdered his bodyguard in 2000, a government witness testified Thursday.
A former member of the violent Cash Money Brothers gang said the ex-heavyweight champ and another thug, Muhammad Nur, who was also close with the victim, each contributed $50,000 to the bounty on the heads of CMB leaders Damion (World) Hardy and Edward (Taz) Cooke.
“Why would Mike Tyson put a hit out on Taz and World?” asked Assistant U.S. Attorney James Loonam.
“He was close friends with ‘Homicide,’” replied witness Dwayne Meyers, referring to victim Darryl Baum by his nickname.
Mike Tyson’s Bentley Continental SC is for sale. The fighter’s former ride was spotted by Maghogany Girl(who is also about to drop a book) at the Auto Trader site. Man it seems this a new trend, cause I know I saw Scott Storch’s yacht for sale somewhere on the net. Anyway don’t know when the last time Mike actually drove this but it obviously is a collector’s item. Somebody get 50 on the phone!!
In what is being called a possible freak show, Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson might lace up the boxing gloves for another fight. Now if this comes to fruition, it would be the biggest spectacle boxing has seen since their last meeting when Mike bit off some of Holyfield’s ear. Mike is supposedly training so this might just happen. Honestly with all the negativity boxing has seen in recent years do we really need to see these guys fight again? I think they may hurt boxing more than anything else.
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