Mike Tyson

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Mike Tyson: Run US Like a Business, Vote Trump

Billionaire has the boxer's blessing

(Newser) - Mike Tyson is on Team Trump. "He should be president of the United States," the former fighter said of Donald Trump during an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday. "Let's try something new. Let's run America like a business, where no colors matter. Whoever can... More »

Source: Cosby Sold Out Daughter to Kill Story on Him

Allegedly was source for article on Erinn Cosby's drug, alcohol problems

(Newser) - The "creepy" Bill Cosby stories keep coming, and the latest, from Page Six 's Richard Johnson, is particularly harsh. Johnson's tale comes by way of a journalist he's known for some time. That journalist was employed by the National Enquirer in 1989 and recalls a story... More »

Injured Biker Saved by ... Mike Tyson?

Boxer blocked traffic, soothed crash victim

(Newser) - A Las Vegas man injured in a motorcycle crash last week had to take a photo to make sure he wasn't hallucinating the person who came to his aid: Mike Tyson. Ryan Chesley tells TMZ that after a taxi cut him off on a freeway, sending him flying off... More »

Mike Tyson Loves Rob Ford, Curses Out Reporter

Former boxing champ calls TV journo 'piece of s---' when questioned on rape conviction

(Newser) - Just one day after a meeting in which Mike Tyson gushed that Rob Ford was "the best mayor in Toronto’s history," according to the Toronto Star , the former boxing champ took a different attitude with a Canadian TV anchor who asked a touchy question, the AP reports.... More »

11 Stars With Secret Skills

Including Willie Nelson, who just got his black belt

(Newser) - When you think of Willie Nelson, "country singer" and " r ampant pot smoker " are the two descriptions that first come to mind. But now you can add "black belt" to that list. It seems Nelson, who turns 81 this week, has a not-very-well-known love of martial... More »

Mike Tyson: I'm an Addict on 'Pathway to Humility'

Boxing champ writes of his demons in op-ed

(Newser) - Mike Tyson takes to the pages of the New York Times today to reflect on his years as a "full-on raging addict," his continuing struggle to stay sober, and his hope that he's finally kicked his bad habits for good with this insight: "I had to... More »

10 Celebs Gone Vegan

Bey, Jay are hardly trendsetters

(Newser) - Jay Z and Beyonce are currently eating vegan (although Beyonce's certainly not letting that affect the way she dresses ), but they're not exactly trendsetters. The Huffington Post rounds up 15 more celebs who eschew all animal products. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out... More »

5 Completely Nuts Revelations From Mike Tyson's Book

He used a fake penis, 'Undisputed Truth' reveals

(Newser) - Mike Tyson's autobiography came out this week, and it sounds about as crazy as you might expect. The Guardian runs down the 10 most insane revelations from the boxer's Undisputed Truth :
  • He boxed while on drugs. Cocaine and marijuana, to be exact; this happened before a 2000 fight,
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10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."
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Mike Tyson: 'I'm on the Verge of Dying'

Calls himself a 'vicious alcoholic'

(Newser) - If things sounded bad before for Mike Tyson, who admitted to being "totally broke" in 2010, well ... the ensuing years haven't been overly kind. The former boxer made his debut as a fight promoter on Friday, and what he said in a post-fight presser at the Turning Stone... More »

Mike Tyson Gets Own Cartoon Series

Boxer will voice himself in animated show on Adult Swim

(Newser) - He's been dabbling in the movies , so why not the cartoons? None other than Mike Tyson is getting his own animated series on the Adult Swim network next season, says the Hollywood Reporter . Tyson will voice himself as his character ... solves mysteries. He'll get help from a foul-mouthed... More »

Liverpool Soccer Star Sinks Teeth Into Rival

Suarez's future in doubt after chomping Chelsea defender

(Newser) - Luis Suarez is the English Premier League's top scorer this year—and, as of yesterday, its leading biter. The star striker's future at Liverpool is looking shaky after a bizarre incident during yesterday's match against Chelsea in which he sank his teeth into the arm of defender... More »

30 Celebs Who Spend Like Crazy

If you would never spend $60K on fish, you are probably not a celebrity

(Newser) - Celebrities: They are not just like us. Unless, of course, you're the type of person who spends $50,000 at a North Carolina strip club, like rapper Drake recently did. The Huffington Post lists 30 stars who spend so lavishly, they may be headed to Nicolas Cage Town :
  • Lady
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14 Insane Celebrity Purchases

Ben Affleck uses his $2.5K rug ... as a bath mat

(Newser) - Celebrities: Sometimes they're just like us ; other times ... well, not so much. Celebuzz rounds up 14 totally outrageous celebrity purchases that will remind you, you're not one of them:
  • A pushy sales guy in Turkey convinced Ben Affleck to purchase a $2,500 rug ... but with no place
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New Zealand Bans Mike Tyson

Visa revoked over rape conviction

(Newser) - Mike Tyson isn't going to be allowed into the country whose Maori people inspired his facial tattoo. The former boxing champ and convicted rapist had been due to visit New Zealand next month for an event in Auckland, but his visa was withdrawn after an outcry from women's... More »

Boxing Giants Attend Frazier Funeral

Muhammad Ali helped in and out of the service

(Newser) - Muhammad Ali and several boxing greats attended the funeral of former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in Philadelphia today. Ex-champs Larry Holmes and Michael Spinks joined the crowd at a north Philly baptist church, where condolence videos were shown from Mike Tyson, Mickey Roarke, and Donald Trump, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.... More »

Mike Tyson Plays Herman Cain in Parody Ad

As part of 'Live Funny or Die' a campaign series

(Newser) - Is Mike Tyson actually turning into a comedian? First there was his roast appearance and now this: He’s been cast as Herman Cain in Funny or Die’s new election season parody series “ Live Funny or Die. " The series launched last week with a video featuring most... More »

Charlie Sheen Gets Roasted

Comedy Central fetes actor with raunchy roast

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen probably needs an intervention, but he got roasted instead last night on Comedy Central. Celebs roasters included William Shatner, Seth MacFarlane, Mike Tyson, Jon Lovitz, and Patrice O'Neal, and the Huffington Post has a rundown of the best zingers from the raunchfest:
  • Shatner: "Never ever forget
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Tyson Tattoo Suit Won't Delay Hangover II

But Warner Bros will likely owe the artist a few bucks

(Newser) - Mike Tyson’s tattoo artist won't stop this weekend's release of Hangover II, notes the Hollywood Reporter . S. Victor Whitmill has sued for copyright infringement because one of the characters ends up with same tattoo Whitmill designed for the boxer. But a federal judge has ruled that it'... More »

Tyson's Tattoo Artist Sues Over Hangover II

He claims Warner Bros. violated copyright law by using it movie

(Newser) - Mike Tyson's infamous Maori-inspired tribal tattoo is back in the spotlight. Tyson's tattoo artist is suing Warner Brothers on the grounds that the studio committed "reckless copyright infringement" when it allowed the well-known marking to appear on the face of Ed Helms' character in the upcoming Hangover ... More »

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