Mike Tyson calls Hulu a “slave master” for his piracy series about his life

mike tyson not feeling love for Hulu As they continue to move forward with a series based on her life. The champion boxer took to Instagram on Saturday to make serious allegations against the streaming giant. He accused the authorities of stealing his life story without his permission, input or payment. Though ‘Mike’ series won’t premiere until late August, Tyson dubbed Hulu “The owner of the slave.”

“Don’t let Hulu fool you. I don’t endorse their story about my life. It’s not 1822. It’s 2022. They stole my life story and didn’t pay me,” Mike said in a post. “To Hulu executives, I’m just a s****r they can sell on the auction block.”

He did not end his criticism here. In the caption of the post he said “Hulu Das is the streaming version of Master. They stole my story and didn’t pay me.”

Mike has called Hulu several times for the series

However, this isn’t the first (or second) time great boxer Spoke against series and streaming platforms. According to time limit, Mike spoke after the project was announced by Hulu in February 2021.

“Hulu’s announcement to do an unofficial mini-series of the Tyson story without compensation is, although unfortunate, not surprising. This announcement, on the heels of social inequalities in our county, is a prime example of how How Hulu’s corporate greed led to this tone-deaf cultural appropriation of Tyson’s life story,” Mike wrote in the now-deleted post. “Only in honor of Black Story rights to announce this during Black History Month Confirms Hulu’s concern for the dollar. Hollywood needs to be more sensitive to black experiences, especially after what happened in 2020.

Before calling Hulu the slave master, Mike alleges that Hulu tried to pay UFC president Dana White. included mike Chain, Speaking from the same social media platform, Tyson thanked his friend for allegedly rejecting Hulu’s offer.

“Hulu tried to pay my brother Dana White millions without offering me a dollar to promote his Das Master Take Over story about my life,” Mike wrote. “He turned it down because he respects friendship and treats people with respect. I will never forget what he did for me like I will never forget what Hulu stole from me.”

Showrunner addresses unauthorized nature mike Chain

Before Mike called the streaming platform a slave master, the show’s showrunner of the series actually addressed the unauthorized nature of the project. According to time limit, Karen Geist talked about the topic At a panel for Hulu’s Television Critics Tour on Thursday.

“We just wanted to tell a fair story and let the audience decide what they thought or felt,” Karen said. “Challenging what people think they know about Mike and hope they come away from the series without thinking anything else. Like it or hate it, does the story make you question how entangled society is? That was the intention, he was the North Star for the writers’ room as we were making up stories. ,

But, as of Monday morning, Hulu has not responded to Mike’s allegations that he is a slave owner selling him on the auction block.

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