Mike Tyson Calls Hulu ‘Slave Master’ in Unlicensed Biopic



Mike Tyson won the WBC title in 1986 at the age of 20, becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history. Tyson, now 56, continues to stay in the spotlight, starring in movies and launching his boxing league. His career and life are littered with controversies and legal troubles.

Mike Tyson claimed Friday that a miniseries set to release later this month “stole” his life story and isn’t happy with the unauthorized Hulu adaptation of his life.

“It’s not 1822. It’s 2022. They stole my life story and didn’t pay me.” It’s just r,” the former Undisputed World Champion posted on Instagram.

“Iron Mike” will be distributed on Hulu on August 25th.

Tyson also took to Twitter to express his outrage, calling David Hulu’s Goliath, adding, “This is going to roll my head.”

(File) In this file photo taken on November 5, 2021, former boxing heavyweight champion Mike Tyson attends the weigh-in for boxers Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Sputnik International, 1920, April 21, 2022

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Former ‘Worst Man On Earth’ also referenced UFC president Dana White’s refusal to allow Hulu to promote the show on his platform because he respects his friendship with Tyson .

World Boxing Championship (WBC) president Mauricio Sulaiman tweeted on Saturday that he supported Tyson, misleading the WBC about Tyson’s lack of involvement in the series before Hulu offered him a belt for the series’ production. said. Tyson retweeted the post, saying someone at Hulu should be fired.

this is not the first time Tyson denounced the following series. After the miniseries was announced in February 2021, Tyson took to Instagram to express his displeasure.

“Hulu’s announcement to do an unauthorized mini-series of Tyson’s story without compensation is unfortunately not surprising. It’s a classic example of what has led to the cultural abuse of ,” the former boxer wrote on Instagram at the time.

Tyson is also working on a miniseries of his life story, with Jamie Foxx playing the legendary boxer. Fox is also set as one of the show’s producers, along with Martin Scorsese. Details on platforms where Foxx-Scorsese’s work has yet to be released. Mike Tyson Calls Hulu ‘Slave Master’ in Unlicensed Biopic

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