Mike Tyson’s Not Completely happy With Hulu Saying An Unauthorized ‘Iron Mike’ Sequence

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is taking a web page out of the Dave Chappelle playbook. The boxer has a grievance towards streaming firm Hulu who’s about to make an unauthorized biography with out his involvement nor will he be compensated for the making and airing of it.

He took to Instagram with a prolonged clarification for his beef with Hulu.

“Hulu’s announcement to do an unauthorized mini-series of the Tyson story with out compensation, though unlucky, isn’t stunning. This announcement on the heels of social disparities in our nation is a primary instance of how Hulu’s company greed led to this tone-deaf cultural misappropriation of the Tyson life story. To make this announcement throughout Black Historical past Month solely confirms Hulu’s concern for {dollars} over respect for Black story rights. Hollywood must be extra delicate to Black experiences particularly in spite of everything that has transpired in 2020. The actual Mike Tyson licensed story is in improvement and can be introduced in coming days. Hulu to announce stealing a Black athletes story throughout Black Historical past month couldn’t be extra inappropriate or tone deaf. #boycotthulu #corporategreed

On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter said that the group that was accountable for former ice skater Tonya Harding’s biopic I, Tonya, will do the identical for this Tyson biopic. It’s slated to be an eight-episode collection that can discover the controversial life and profession behind what the streamer calls “one of the vital polarizing figures in sports activities tradition.” Sources have mentioned that Hulu executives briefed Tyson and his group on the collection a few months in the past, but, Tyson will not be concerned in any capability, neither is he getting compensated.

Tyson took his disappointment to Twitter as nicely.

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