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One-time heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Haraz Ghanbari/AP Images. One-time heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Haraz Ghanbari/AP Images.  

Mike Tyson: ‘I look foward to paying my taxes’

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Unlike just about every American in the country, the once-financially troubled Mike Tyson now looks forward to paying his taxes.

“I look forward to paying my taxes,” tattoo-faced Tyson told “Fox and Friends” hosts Monday morning. “I know that they say that’s legal extortion, but I’m living in this country, and if I have to pay my taxes, that’s the money I paid for my life on earth.”

“My wife, my family — I got one of the biggest liberal families in the world — but I had more money when Bush and Reagan was president,” he said.

The famed fighter ran into financial trouble in the mid-2000s, leading to an eventual bankruptcy. Since then he seems to have turned a new leaf, leaving his fighting — and biting — days behind. Today, he appears to be some what of a Renaissance Man, taking up acting and appearing on Broadway.

Despite his praise of Republican presidents, he is still looking forward to some free hand outs promised by Obamacare.

“Hoping this Obamacare helps us keep some money,” he said on Fox.

He must not realize  how Obamacare works.

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