One could easily make the case that the very reason Mike Tyson has to put on Vegas shows slurring and spatting about the depressing, hilarious and downright frightening things that have happened in his tumultuous life is because of certain multi-million dollar individuals who want to make a buck off of him.
In other words, it’s shocking that it has taken Spike Lee this long to latch on to Tyson. Spike is jumping into Broadway for the first time – likely because it’s the last New York-ey thing he HASN’T yet done. He also said that he saw a DVD of Tyson’s Vegas show and wanted in ASAP.
Tyson’s wonderfully filthy show, which goes into detail about the time he nearly caught his wife, Robin Givens, bouncing on the lap of Brad Pitt among other things, is perfect for Vegas. But Broadway?
This sounds like another Magic/Bird thing to me. In other words, a total flop. What happened to the time period (i.e. every day in the history of earth prior to 2012) where we just agreed with each other that sports and Broadway don’t mix.