PETA Protests Pigeon Racing at Tyson’s Nevada Home

HENDERSON, Nev. — People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals demonstrated outside Mike Tyson’s suburban home to protest the former boxing champion’s role in pigeon racing. Henderson police spokesman Todd Rasmussen said Tuesday the PETA demonstration on Monday outside Tyson’s gated hillside neighborhood was peaceful. Watch The “Taking on Tyson” premiere here The Las Vegas […]

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What To Watch: Weekend

TOP PICK: ‘The Celebrity Apprentice‘ (Sunday at 9pm ET on NBC) In the premiere episode, Donald Trump challenges the 16 new Celebrities to run authentic New York City pizzerias to raise money for charity. One team uses their celebrity power on the streets of Manhattan, while the other races against the clock to complete a […]

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PETA Dubious of Mike Tyson Racing Pigeons on TV

PETA worries a new Animal Planet show featuring Mike Tyson racing pigeons will “showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals’ expense,” the animal rights organization’s president, Ingrid Newkirk, tells PopEater. The program, tentatively titled ‘Taking on Tyson,’ is set to begin filming in New York City this spring and is slated to air in early 2011. […]

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