Iron Mike Tyson is slated to make an appearance on “The View” tomorrow, and Robin Givens is pissed:
A source close to the ABC gabfest says that Tyson’s ex Robin Givens is livid that he’s appearing on the show. In fact, our insider claims that the actress reached out to the folks at the network — and requested that her name not be brought up on the program.
“When Robin got word that Mike would be on the show, she reacted immediately,” says our source. “She’d rather not have Mike rehash their rather tumultuous relationship. That was a bad time for her, and she’s moved on.” Unfortunately for Ms. Givens, she’ll indeed relive those memories should she tune in tomorrow.
“Barbara asked Mike Tyson several questions about their 1988 bombshell interview during [the] taping, which Tyson answered,” confirms a rep for the show.
A rep for Givens insists that the actress never contacted the network, saying: “Robin wishes Mike only the best.” But we hear Givens shouldn’t sweat it either way.
Says an on-set source: “Mike certainly discusses his relationship with Robin but keeps it short and sweet. The way they split up was so public that it can’t be ignored. But for the most part, Mike did the interview because he wanted to re-establish his relationship with Barbara.”