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Originally posted 08/13/2009 02:20PM
More than two months after his daughter's death, Mike Tyson says he's still "going through a process [and] trying to heal."
"I am in denial, because I don't know how to handle it," Tyson tells Entertainment Tonight. "I don't know what to do or say."
The boxing champ's 4-year-old daughter Exodus died May 26 after accidentally strangling herself on a cord from a treadmill at home in Arizona.
Originally posted 06/10/2009 07:00AM
Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson married girlfriend Lakiha Spicer in Las Vegas over the weekend, according to news reports.
The marriage – Tyson's third – comes two weeks after the accidental death of his 4-year-old daughter, Exodus Tyson. The youngster was found strangled by the loop of a cord hanging under a treadmill's console in her home.
Spicer, 32, was said to have been comforting Tyson, 42, during the tragedy.
Originally posted 05/29/2009 06:10PM
It was a blow of the sort he never felt in the ring. Just when his life was taking a major turn for the better, Mike Tyson lost his 4-year-old daughter to a freak accident at home.
"It's unbelievable," says LaLa Vazquez, one of the producers of Tyson, the revealing documentary about the boxing champ. "He hit a great point with this movie, and people were starting to get him, and treat him with understanding. And this happens."
Daughter Exodus died Tuesday at a Phoenix hospital after she accidentally got her neck wrapped in a cord from an exercise machine. Tyson, who was in Las Vegas at the time, flew to Arizona and was seen entering the hospital. He issued a statement saying, "There are no words to describe the tragic loss."
Originally posted 05/26/2009 07:25PM
Boxing champ Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter Exodus died Tuesday in a Phoenix hospital after accidentally getting her neck wrapped in a cord from an exercise machine at home.
"We are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of love and prayers from all over the world," Tyson says in a statment. "There are no words to describe the tragic loss of our beloved Exodus. We ask you now to please respect our need at this very difficult time for privacy to grieve and try to help each other heal."
Exodus's mother, whose name has not been released, was cleaning in another part of the house when she sent her 7-year-old son to the playroom to check on his sister. The boy found Exodus tangled in a cord dangling from a treadmill. He called for his mother, who dialed 911 and administered CPR.
The child, who had been on life support, was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m. at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, says Phoenix police Sgt. Andy Hill.
Originally posted 05/26/2009 01:00PM
With his 4-year-old daughter in critical condition after an accident at home, boxer Mike Tyson on Tuesday released a statement of appreciation for people's concerns.
"The Tyson family would like to extend our deepest and most heartfelt thanks for all your prayers and support, and we ask that we be allowed our privacy at this difficult time," the statement said.
Exodus Tyson was on life support in a Phoenix hospital after she apparently nearly strangled herself on a cord dangling from a treadmill. The girl's mother – whose name isn't being released – was cleaning in another part of the house when she sent her 7-year-old son to the playroom to check on his sister, according to a Phoenix Police Department spokesman.
Originally posted 05/25/2009 10:45PM
Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter Exodus is on life support after an accident involving home exercise equipment, the Associated Press reports.
In what police in Phoenix call a tragic accident Monday morning at Tyson's home there, the girl was reportedly found by her 7-year-old brother with her neck caught in a cable attached to a treadmill.
The boy alerted the girl's mother in another room. Her mother called 911 and tried to revive her, according to the AP. Mike Tyson was said to be in Las Vegas at the time of the accident, but has returned home.
Originally posted 01/31/2002 12:00PM
The former heavyweight champ faces the possibility of being charged with rape, while another possible charge is being investigated, says a police spokesman.
Originally posted 01/30/2002 01:20PM
On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission refused to permit the ex-champ to fight Lennox Lewis in a highly anticipated April 6 bout in Las Vegas.
Originally posted 01/25/2002 11:00AM
The price of Iron Mike's sprawling Connecticut estate drops from $22 million to $5 million, but there still are no takers, so the "For Sale" signs come down.
Originally posted 01/18/2002 12:10PM
The boxing champ's second wife files for divorce; the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" host turns down ABC's request to emcee a syndicated version.
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