Mike Tyson slams Hulu's new series about him: 'They stole my life story'
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The former heavyweight champion on Saturday voiced his displeasure over Hulu's new series "Mike," which debuts on August 25 and stars Trevante Rhodes, from 2016's "Moonlight," as the famed boxer."Don't let Hulu fool you. I don't support their story about my life," Tyson's wrote in an Instagram post. "They stole my life story and didn't pay me."He added, "To Hulu executives I'm just a n****r they can sell on the auction block."In a previous post on Instagram Saturday, Tyson alleged that Hulu tried to pay UFC president Dana White to promote the series, but that he refused.Read More View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mike Tyson (@miketyson)
"Hulu tried to desperately pay my brother @danawhite millions without offering me a dollar to promote their slave master take over story about my life," he said on Instagram. "He turned it down because he honors friendship and treating people with dignity. I'll never forget what he did for me just like I'll never forget what Hulu stole from me."Hulu had no comment regarding Tyson's reaction."Mike" is an eight-episode limited series, which "explores the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson's boxing career and personal life — from being a beloved global athlete to a pariah and back again," according to Hulu.The company's description notes that the series is "an unauthorized and no-holds-barred look at the life of Mike Tyson," adding that it's "one wild ride." Click Here To Get Funded!