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“You’re Encountering Death Right Now”: While Jamie Foxx’s Family Is Preparing for the ‘Worst’, Mike Tyson’s Disturbing Remarks Resurfaces Online

Published 05/11/2023, 8:30 AM EDT

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Mike Tyson has had a life full of ups-and-down. From a rough childhood to the journey of becoming the youngest heavyweight champion in history, to losing it all, and ending up having to file for bankruptcy. He has faced the death of a lot of loved ones, including his mother, his trainer Cus D’Amato and his 4-year-old daughter, Exodus Tyson. These tragedies have surely helped shape his perception of death.

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Tyson’s old remarks about death have recently resurfaced amid Jamie Foxx’s health scare. Ever since the Academy Award winner has been admitted to the hospital, there hasn’t been much information regarding his condition. However, most recent reports regarding Foxx’s health have caused some stir among the fans.

The remarks of Mike Tyson about death resurface


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Mike Tyson has talked a lot about death. He hasn’t been shy about the topic after losing people close to him. Tyson has previously even claimed that he thought that his own death was near. Recently, Tyson shared an old video of him talking about death. In the video, Tyson spoke about the close encounter with death that we all face every day without even realizing it. Tyson said, “We’re so close in encounter with death, we don’t even know.”

He emphasized that death can happen anytime, anywhere, and in any form. He further mentioned that when we are on the brink of death, we start to appreciate the beauty of life more. Even the simplest things, like a tree, become more beautiful and precious to us. Tyson said, You’re encountering death right now, any moment, anything can happen, any second… and when we’re dying life becomes more beautiful.”


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Mike Tyson shared his perspective that death is often negatively perceived, despite it not necessarily being so. He believed that if we have faith in a higher power, such as God, it’s unlikely that this power would want us to experience pain and suffering. As a result, Tyson questioned why life is often seen as beautiful while death is considered bad. In his opinion, death should be viewed as a natural process similar to birth, and it should be embraced with love and positivity.

Jamie Foxx’s death scare: family preparing for the worst

Tyson’s above-mentioned comments around death have resurfaced at a time when the whole of Hollywood is left deeply concerned about Jamie Foxx’s health. Jamie Foxx is still hospitalized after his recent health scare. Reports suggest that Foxx had to be resuscitated after suffering an undisclosed episode. Though his family has chosen to keep everything private. There is some speculation that the Academy Award winner might be suffering from some brain issue.


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Even though Foxx’s spokesperson has claimed that he is alright, considering that Foxx is still yet to be discharged from the hospital remains a concern amongst the fans. Moreover, there has been some bad news from sources. Radar Online recently shared that sources revealed that Foxx’s inner circle is hoping for a recovery however, they are also preparing “for the worst”. Previously former boxing champion Adrien Broner shared his best wishes for Foxx.


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While the situation remains unclear, all we can do is wait and pray for the speedy recovery of the actor. What do you think about the situation? Do share your thoughts in the comments!



Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.

Edited By: Akash Pandhare