Mike Tyson Endorses Donald Trump for President: "Let's Try Something New"
"Let's run America like a business, where no colors matter," says the former heavyweight champion.
Among Donald Trump's legion of supporters for his White House bid is former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson.
During an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday, the boxer turned actor said the billionaire businessman — whom he considers a friend — is not going away.
"Let's try something new," Tyson said. "Let’s run America like a business, where no colors matter. Whoever can do the job, gets the job."
And right now, the Hangover actor said, Trump can do the job.
"We tried Obama, right? Time for a change so we got change," Tyson said.
Trump has run a self-funded campaign, turning away Super PAC dollars, which Tyson said was "winning fair and square."
"He's not bribing anybody," Tyson added.
As for the criticism Trump faced over his comments about undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Tyson said the speech may have been "crude," but that does not mean the former Apprentice host is racist.
"He didn't know how to say it," Tyson said. "He needs someone to work with him on how to deliver his messages and stuff."
When asked straight up if he was endorsing Trump, Tyson said: "I would, yeah. I like Trump."