Mike Tyson has accused Hulu of “stealing my life story” with their upcoming biopic series mike.
Coming to the streaming service later this month, mike sees Trevante Rhodes star as boxing champion.
The series was created without Tyson’s involvement himself, with the sports personality making a series of posts Saturday (August 6) branding Hulu as “the streaming version of the Slave Master.”
“Don’t let Hulu fool you. I don’t support her story about my life. It’s not 1822. It’s 2022. They stole my life story and didn’t pay me,” he wrote on Instagram.
“To Hulu executives, I’m just a ***** to sell on the auction block.”
He reiterated his point on Twitter, writing, “Hulu stole my story. You are Goliath and I am David. Heads will roll for that.”
The Independent reached out to Hulu for comment.
Tyson’s Instagram has been flooded with messages of support.
Musician BReal commented with a middle finger emoji pointed at Hulu, while Jamie Foxx wrote, “Love u bro.”
Foxx will play Tyson in another upcoming biopic series, this time titled Tyson.
Tyson first criticized Hulu in February 2021 mike Series for “stealing” his life story and calling it “non-musical cultural misappropriation.”
As a sign of protest, he called on fans to boycott the streamer.
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