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Mike Tyson Calls for Hulu Boycott Over “Unauthorized” ‘Iron Mike' Adaptation

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Tyson claims that he was not consulted on the limited series, which he dismissed as a "tone-deaf cultural misappropriation" of his story.
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‘Tone-deaf cultural misappropriation': Furious Mike Tyson calls for Hulu BOYCOTT after company announces series on star's life

‘Tone-deaf cultural misappropriation': Furious Mike Tyson calls for Hulu BOYCOTT after company announces series on star's life

1 month ago   |   By RT

Mike Tyson has called for fans to boycott streaming service Hulu after the company announced an “unauthorized” mini-series on the boxing icon, which Tyson labeled “corporate greed” and “tone-deaf cultural misappropriation.”
Hulu excitedly announced the eight-episode limited series ‘Iron Mike' this week , saying it would “explore the wild, tragic and controversial life and career behind one of the most polarizing figures in sports culture.”
The series is written and produced by the makers of the 2017 film ‘I, Tonya', which starred Margot Robbie and focused on the life of infamous US figure...
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