Mike Tyson reveals painkillers were to blame for his shocking appearance on Good Morning Britain

Mike Tyson reveals painkillers were responsible for his shocking appearance on Good Morning Britain as he admits he was ‘just a mess’ during an interview where he fell asleep on camera

  • Mike Tyson claimed he was a ‘mess’ in an interview with Piers Morgan in 2020
  • He blamed painkillers for gulping his words and appearing to fall asleep twice
  • Tyson also opened up about an incident when he was filmed beating up a fan

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Former world champion boxer Mike Tyson has admitted he was a ‘mess’ when he appeared on live television in 2020 and appeared to be falling asleep.

Tyson spoke with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain in October 2020.

During the interview, Tyson made slurred words and bowed his head several times as if he were asleep.

Mike Tyson made slurred words and appeared to fall asleep during a TV appearance in 2020

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However, in an interview with Piers Morgan uncensored on Talk TV, he confirmed he was in bad shape after taking painkillers given to him by his wife Lakiha Spicer.

When Morgan showed a conversation from the aforementioned chat on Good Morning Britain, Tyson laughed and explained what had happened.

Tyson said, “Hey listen. I had hurt myself at that point. I was working out and something happened that made me hurt myself.

Former boxer Tyson blamed his awkward TV appearance on painkillers his wife gave him

‘My wife gave me some painkillers and after I got them, I couldn’t put anything into words, it was just a mess. It was my fault everyone.’

Tyson also opened up an altercation he had with an audience member on an airplane.

In April, he was filmed hitting a man on a flight from San Francisco to Florida.

Tyson also opened up an altercation he had with an audience member on an airplane

And the 56-year-old revealed he was high on drugs after smoking marijuana all day at a San Francisco festival celebrating the drug’s legalization.

He explained: ‘First of all, I came from this place called Hippy Hill, where 60,000 people were smoking cannabis.

“So by the time I’m on the plane, I’m hungry, high, and tired. And this man continues to work against me.

‘And then I came to my senses and kicked him a fucking**. I’m just kidding. I wish I had kicked him.

‘My bodyguard jumped on top of him and I hit my bodyguard, I’m sorry’ [for].’

San Mateo County District Attorney confirmed later that the man would not press charges against Tyson.

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