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Tue Mar 03 01:08:49 SAST 2015

Iron Mike made movie on coke

Staff reporter | 03 December, 2012 00:03
Mike Tyson attends a press conference
Image by: Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson has confessed to playing himself in The Hangover to fund a cocaine habit.

The 46-year-old told Yahoo! Sports: "I was a mess. I was overweight. I was a pig, high on cocaine."

He said he was sure the cast knew he was high while making the hit film.

"They had to know I was messed up. I couldn't talk," Tyson said of actors Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha.

"Those guys are just beautiful people. They had my back and I appreciate that, then they asked me to come back [in The Hangover 2]."

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