- Mike Tyson has expressed on his social media accounts his disdain for the upcoming Hulu miniseries.
- Tyson said the streaming service stole his story: “Someone should be kicked out of Hulu.”
- Mike is set to air on August 25, starring Trevant Rhodes.
Mike Tyson has expressed his disdain for Hulu due to an upcoming mini-series based on his life, titled “Mike”.
In a Twitter post, Tyson said the streaming service stole his story and that “heads are going to roll for this.” The former professional boxer added another tweet saying “Someone should be kicked out of Hulu.”
—Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) August 6, 2022
In a now-deleted Instagram post, Tyson said: “Hulu’s announcement of an unauthorized mini-series of Tyson’s story without compensation, while unfortunate, is not surprising.”
Tyson previously denounced the project in 2021, Newsweek mentioned.
According to the show’s IMDB page, the mini-series “explores the wild, tragic, and controversial life and career of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.” Tyson plays Trevante Rhodes, who starred in the Oscar-winning movie Moonlight. The series is set to air on August 25.
On Thursday, during a press tour of the show, model Karen Guest said the production team wanted to challenge people’s ideas about Tyson.
“We just wanted to tell an unbiased story and get the audience to decide what they think or feel,” Geist said. Geist worked on several shows during her career, including “Grey’s Anatomy” as a producer.
after, after the win Heavyweight boxing title in 1986 when he was just 20 years old, Tyson became a household name.
On the July episode of his podcast, “Hotboxin with Mike Tyson,” the boxer reflected on his life and said he thought death would come for him “very soon.” The question was asked by his guest, Sean MacFarland, an addiction therapist who asked Tyson about his thoughts on death, money, and security.
Tyson’s representatives did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.