Mike Tyson Explains Why He Went At Boosie

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Boosie appeared on Mike Tyson’s podcast, but did not expect the former world heavyweight champion to call him out over his comments about Dwayne Wade’s child. The person behind Tyson’s pushing of the subject was his daughter.

The comments made about Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s transgender daughter Zaya, as well as his perceived disdain for homosexuals in general was not something Mike Tyson was going to have him slide with on his show.

During an interview with TMZ, Mike Tyson explained his reasons for the topic with Charles Latibeaudiere and Harvey Levin.

“You know, I was Boosie at one time,” begins Mike. “My daughter flew all the way from New York City to L.A. California where I’m at just to be there, cause she thought Boosie was so disrespectful she had to confront him. Could you imagine that? I said ‘who do you think you are, you can’t confront my guest!’ And she said, ‘you gotta talk to him, this brotha’s disrespectful to the community.’ So she came, and what they didn’t show, was she confronted him.”

“I was worried I would have to get angry, cause this is my baby,” continues Iron Mike. “But he conducted himself like a gentleman and it went okay. It didn’ go like I anticipated it to go. My daughter has a lot of courage and stuff.” After fielding further praise, Mike elaborates on what drove him to speak up. “I love Boosie, Boosie is beautiful as far as I’m concerned. It’s just that, he gotta win that fight over those demons. He has to win, he can’t give into them.”