Dancing! Impressions! Sitting in a stool in a corner, solemnly lit by a single spotlight! He may be a rage-filled violent criminal, but you give Mike Tyson a one-man show, he sure does deliver a one-man show. We've sadly missed out on seeing such a thing in person, but HBO is bringing the Spike Lee-directed production, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, to television November 16. Here's a trailer to warm you up to how truly bizarre it to see Tyson doing borderline inspirational speaking, delighting crowds with his "I'm going to kill myself" gag.
If it doesn't close with Tyson's body exploding into a thousand pigeons, Spike Lee made at least one mistake.
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