The former undisputed champ was on Oprah Winfrey’s TV show yesterday (she has a TV show now), where Tyson pretty much ran the table on everything he did since he jabbed his way out of the womb.
Tyson opened up about most of his headline-grabbing actions over the years, including his years in prison, his tempestuous eight-month marriage to Robin Givens, his long addiction to drugs, the $400 million fortune he squandered, the 1997 comeback match in which he bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, and — for the first time — the death of his 4-year-old daughter earlier this year.
On choosing not to know the details of his daughter’s accidental death: “I don’t know. I don’t want to know. If I know … [then] somebody’s to blame for it, and if somebody’s to blame for it, there are going to be problems.” via.
This is Part III of the interview, the entirety of which (I believe) is online. It has all the elements of one of those redemption stories that make the hairs on the backs of everyone’s necks stand on end and have all the women weeping. But sadly, there’s no mention of Zack Galifinakis stealing his tiger…