Mike Tyson talks about his first wife, actress Robin Givens.
Eight months after they married, Robin and Mike divorced. Despite their tumultuous past, Mike says he has no animosity toward his first wife.

"I realized that was a great learning period in my life as a human being," he says. "I have no hard feelings."

When Mike married Robin, he was just 21 years old, and he says he didn't understand marriage or take it seriously. He admits that he was unfaithful to Robin—and every woman he's ever dated—except his current wife, Lakiha "Kiki" Spicer. "I know most of my relationships have failed because I've never been loyal or honest to anybody in my life, as far as relationships," he says. "I'm just tired of failing."

One thing that hasn't changed is the type of person Mike says he's attracted to. In Tyson, he describes his ideal woman.

"I like her strong with confidence—massive confidence—and then I want to dominate her sexually. I like to watch her like a tiger watches their prey after they wound them," he says. "I love saying no all the time when I'm making love. I love saying no. When they ask for something, I say no. What I want is extreme. Always no. Normally what they want is not as extreme as what I want. Always no. So I always give them a little, but they have to give me a lot. I don't like being loved. I like loving. I don't feel like being loved. I don't like love. I have too much love to give and none to accept."
FROM: Oprah Talks to Former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson
Published on October 12, 2009


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