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Boxing great Mike Tyson proved he's still got it during a film shoot on a beach in Los Angeles. The former boxing champ flexed his muscles by lifting weights and flipping a shark cage, while the cameras rolled. He was also seen wearing scuba equipment and arm floaties. The large crew practiced social distancing for COVID prevention.
 

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Kanye West sported a new hairstyle as he arrived at the Van Nuys airport in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday. The rapper/producer dressed casually in brown leather pants and a white print t-shirt. Kanye and his family have been spending time on his $14 million ranch in Wyoming.
 

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Chantel Jeffries, Jocelyn Chew, and Jasmine Tookes exited Zinqué restaurant after brunching in West Hollywood. The ladies were in great spirits after dining at the celebrity hotspot. They wore face coverings in accordance with the California guidelines for COVID-19.

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Jamie Foxx bulked up to the delight of his female (and some male) fans. The comedic actor has wowed fans with his pumped-up physique as he transforms himself into the Black hulk to portray boxer Mike Tyson in a new movie.

Jamie perfected Tyson's famous lisp as part of his stand-up routine years ago and now he's bulking up to look like Mike for the upcoming biopic Finding Mike.

Posting a shirtless photo of himself on Instagram on Friday, the 52-year-old Oscar winner added the caption: "The transformation begins... FINDING MIKE."

"It is no secret that I have been pursuing the @miketyson biopic for some time... people always ask me when is it going to happen...? things have finally lined up... A few months ago we started the journey... The first but biggest task is to transform the body... with a regiment [sic] of pull-ups dips and push-ups we are off to a pretty good start... we have a ways to go but God willing."

Jamie's fans complained about the poor quality of the images on his Instagram. One user asked if his phone was a throwback from the early 2000s.

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It's going to be difficult for Jamie to bulk up at his age. Muscles naturally begin to go limp after age 45 when male hormone levels start to decline.

Sure, he can take steroids or supplements to boost his male androgens (hormones), but his huge muscles will still be soft rather than the hard, chiseled look that the ladies (and men) like.
 

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Mike Tyson does not play about his children. The former heavyweight boxing champ debunked a rumor that he offered $10 million to any man he would marry his daughter, Mikey Tyson.

Tyson took offense to comedian Michael Blackson for offering to impregnate Mikey.

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"Where she at? I'll tear her a** up," Blackson wrote on social media. He added: "I'll then go shopping plus she's kinda cute."

He messaged Tyson privately, offering to marry his daughter and give him grandchildren.

"IF this is true, I think I'm finally ready to settle down. I known I've ben dipping n dabbing a few snow bunnies and Asian persuasion but I'm ready for your beautiful queen."

He continued:

"I'm ready to give u some grand kids that will have the complexion of Tyson Bedford [sic], knowledge of Cicely Tyson, talk like you Mike Tyson and hopefully not built like Tyson Fury. I really don't give a f**k about the money but I'll take it. Waiting to hear from you father in law sir."

Tyson was not impressed and allegedly threatened bodily harm if he ever catches Blackson offline. Blackson shared Tyson's private DMs on Instagram.

"Listen u black little bitch, this st ain't real and soon as I find the person that started that meme, imma knock hem [sic] the f*ck out so make sure it ain't you burnt roach looking bitch."

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The 53-year-old father of seven added: "My daughter is happily in a relationship with a nice looking man so she's not interested in an overcooked hotdog like you. Next time you do my podcast, imma knock the black off you. It might take a year because you black as f**k."

He concluded by telling Blackson to stay out of his DM "before I get your black a** deported you geico lizard looking b***h."

Mr. Blackson should heed Tyson's warning. Fathers don't take kindly to social media trolls using their daughters as click bait for likes and follows.
 

Soulja Boy

Rapper Soulja Boy's Los Angeles home was burgled on Tuesday, WENN.com reports.

The 26-year-old rapper's California home was burglarized by a thief who made off with $10,000 in cash and $12,000 worth of jewelry, law enforcement sources told gossip tabloid TMZ.com.

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Mike Tyson and Bobby Brown hang out with each other in Beverly Hills, CA

Bad boys Mike Tyson and Bobby Brown were spotted taking a smoke break while having lunch and posing with fans outside of Crustacean Restaurant in Beverly Hills, CA. The popular boxer stopped and posed for a photo with a little boy who looked less then impressed with the former heavyweight champion of the world.
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Nelson Mandela

South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela passed away at his home today. He was 95. Tributes and condolences flooded social networking websites as world leaders, former presidents, celebrities and citizens of the world remembered the anti-apartheid civil rights leader.

President Obama spoke on Mandela's passing from the White House about 45 minutes after the announcement that Mandela had died.

"He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the ages," said Obama, borrowing the words of Edwin M. Stanton, who, as Abraham Lincoln lay on his deathbed, said "He now belongs to the ages.”

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Nas

Aging rapper Nas was seen walking talking on his cell phone while strolling the streets of NYC on Wednesday. Rapper J. Cole's recounted how he acted like a groupie the moment he played his Born Sinner track "Let Nas Down" for the god MC. The encounter took place at a Houston airport at 6:30 a.m. "My homeboy's like can I hear that song you just did?" Cole recalls. After letting his friend hear "Let Nas Down" they spotted Nas, 39. "He's handing me the laptop back and he says 'Yo is that Nas right there?' I never run into this dude, I had only met him like one other time" said Cole. "I ran on the plane. He was in the seat directly behind me" Cole then played him the song, "He went nuts!"
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Mary J. Blige

R&B singer Mary J. Blige struggled to stay awake during the Los Angeles Lakers vs Brooklyn Nets game in the Staples Center in LA Tuesday. The 41-year-old "My Life" singer was spotted yawning and nodding off while sitting at court side. The Lakers defeated the Brooklyn Nets by the final score of 95-90 in their first game under a new head coach. Mike D'Antoni was hired to replace departing coach Mike Brown who was unceremoniously fired after the Lakers started the 2012-13 season with a dismal 1-4 record.
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Actor Malik Yoba attended the 2009 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge last week with his longtime companion Terry Barbosa, right, and his kids (?) Pria and Dena. I put a question mark there because I heard an interesting rumor about Mr. Yoba that I won't repeat. Let's just say I'm surprised that he has children considering what I heard...

Former champion boxer Mike Tyson attended the Teen Choice Awards in Universal City yesterday with his family (L to R) son Amir, 12, daughter Rayna, 13, and daughter Mikey, 19. Amir and Rayna's mom is pediatrician Monica Turner, who divorced Tyson in 2003. Tyson has a total of 7 kids (Exodus, 4, died in June).

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