Mike Tyson Leaves Eminem Shook To The Core With Powerful Statement About Killing People
Boxing legend Mike Tyson stunned Eminem by insisting that he would "f*****g kill" anybody that would have disrespected his former legendary trainer, Cus D'Amato.
D'Amato, who passed away in 1985, took 'Iron' Mike under his wing at a young age and played an instrumental role in his development as the ultimate fighting machine.
And Tyson's former trainer instilled confidence in the ex-undisputed world champ and taught him to adopt his now-trademark 'peek-a-boo' boxing technique.
The 'Baddest Man on the Planet,' 53, opened up to Eminem about meeting D'Amato and how he would have manhandled anyone who laid a finger on his father figure.
Tyson told the rap legend on Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson: "My confidence was so low, I had such a low self-esteem, I was just a criminal.
"I first met Cus, I saw his house and was like, 'I'm gonna rob these white motherf*****s.' And then he gave... he kept talking to me and gave me self-esteem.
"And then he made me want to be his watchdog, and if anybody said anything about him I'd kill them."
Eminem's face turned serious and he responded: "I believe you. I believe you [chuckles]."
Tyson, who made a stunning cameo in the rap legend's music video for his 'Godzilla' song, doubled down on his comments and explained why he would have killed anyone for D'Amato.
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"He had my mind just like that. If anybody disrespected him... he made me feel something, he made me feel like something I never felt before," he said.
"And I said that if anyone disrespected him, I would f*****g kill them. That's just how it is.
"Because in the ghetto that's how you show your love by killing somebody or hurting somebody for somebody."
The 53-year-old boxing legend has previously opened up about his relationship with D'Amato and admitted that he was "petrified when I was alone with him."
Eminem, who is a massive Tyson fan, also shared his two cents on a viral clip of 'Iron' Mike rolling back the years and showing his incredible boxing skills.
And the 47-year-old hip-hop icon also went full fanboy as he talked about his first experience of watching the 'Baddest Man on the Planet' fight.
Featured Image Credit: Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson
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