Mike Tyson and his many many projects…
One of those projects is his cartoon that is featured on Adult Swim channel that just returned with it’s third season.
The cartoonis said that is reminiscent of the original “Scooby Doo” show with a little more adult feel to it or bleeps for bad language.
The show has Mike Tyson and his crime fighting gang that consists of an adopted Korean daughter, Yung Hee who is played by Rachel Ramras, a potty-mouthed, beer drinking pigeon played by Norm MacDonald and a man ghost named Marquees played by Jim Rash and they catch bad guys out of their A-team like van.
“It’s a really interesting cartoon and I’m ecstatic about it,” Tyson said. “I thought it would be a bad idea at first – it just seemed like a silly thing to do – but it’s [three times better than] what I thought.”
He continued saying, “It took on a life of its own and it’s a good thing I did it.”
When asked about his children like his cartoon or not, he said, “My kids don’t like it because they think it’s too much cursing, but I watch it all the time.”
As far as his other projects go, Tyson is doing a Fox show called, “Superhuman” that premiers June 12. The show will have Tyson as a judge for the people performing odd tricks or showing their talent and skills and the winner gets $50,000.
“I’m looking forward to that,” Tyson says. “It’s really interesting what these people can do. Some of them watch the same movie or the same program and they see something you can’t see. Another guy was a contortionist who stretched his body all around – it’s just incredible.”
And lastly, Tyson just released his new book called, “Iron Ambition.” In his book, Tyson touches the topic of Cus D’Amato, the mentor and boxing trainer that was like his father and kept him in the gym.
“It’s about him, mostly, and what I learned and what I experienced from being around him and hearing about his past,” Tyson says.
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