Mike Tyson Hated Britney Spears’ “Pop S***” but Respects Her Now for This Reason

Published 10/19/2021, 2:49 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 28: Mike Tyson reacts after receiving a split draw against Roy Jones Jr. during Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. presented by Triller at Staples Center on November 28, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Triller)


Mike Tyson spoke about Britney Spears’ conservatorship. ‘The Baddest Man On The Planet’ recently appeared on a podcast, ‘The Full Send Podcast’ hosted by the infamous YouTube group, the NELK boys. While on the podcast, Tyson revealed why he respects Britney Spears.

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“Well, I’m glad that she’s getting her life back. She’s just an awesome girl. I used to hate that white pop sh*t too, but as a person, she’s a tiger man, I have so much respect for her as a person. I don’t even care about no songs, I’m talking about her as a person. F**k them songs, as a person.”

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“But listen, dig this, how many motherf**kers you know that can lose their mind and get it back. Woo, that’s what I respect, woo, sh*t. In this situation, it was just somebody confronting herself and wanting to be her own f**king boss.”

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‘Iron’ Mike Tyson knows what it’s like to build yourself up when you’re down in life.

This is probably why he respects Britney Spears so much because he knows what it takes to want to get back one’s life. In all his years of boxing, he has had a lot of controversial and low moments. The thing about Tyson is that he never gives up. No matter what life throws at him, he always somehow manages to come back on top.

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What’s next for Mike Tyson?

Mike Tyson made his comeback to the ring in November 2020. After more than 15 years away from the ring, he fought Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition match and donated his entire fight purse to charity. After the fight, Tyson vowed he would fight again, but he has not signed a fight after that.

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While Tyson has called out many active boxers and retired boxers, he will most likely fight Lennox Lewis, his former foe. Earlier this year, he publicly stated that he would fight ‘The Lion’ in September 2021. However, that bout is still in limbo even in October 2021.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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