Mike Tyson: 'I impregnated a prison officer during time in jail'
Published Apr 20 2012, 04:12 BST | By Zeba Blay
Mike Tyson has revealed that he impregnated a prison officer during his time in jail.
The former boxing champion recently debuted a one-man show
in Las Vegas called Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth
Tyson said in an interview for ESPN
: "I didn't talk about getting a jail official, a prison official pregnant and stuff. Yeah, it's just what happened.
"In prison, stuff happens. But she had no baby."
Tyson directed and wrote the material of the show, in which he describes his troubled childhood and success as a boxer.
The 45-year-old retired athlete has been pursuing a showbusiness career in recent years. He is due to make another cameo
in The Hangover 3
alongside Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, and Zach Galifianakis
HBO recently decided not to pick up Da Brick, a Spike Lee-directed drama pilot
inspired by and loosely based on Tyson's life.
Watch Mike Tyson in The Hangover