Tyson Fury reveals he tried to PAY Netflix to stop shooting his documentary while midway through filming: ‘It was overwhelming’
Tyson Fury has admitted he tried to pay Netflix to pull out of his family documentary mid-filming.
The undefeated heavyweight champion, 35, revealed he tried to “pay his way out” of At Home With The Furys.
The show which followed the retired boxer and his childhood sweetheart, Paris, 33, and their six children.
The couple now welcomed their seventh child, a baby boy, on Monday.
Tyson told Queensberry Promotions: “I wanted to get rid of filming. I couldn’t take it anymore, it was overwhelming.
‘It was upsetting’: Tyson Fury admitted he tried to pull out of Netflix family documentary halfway through filming
‘We got away with it’: Undefeated heavyweight champion, 35, revealed he tried to ‘pay his way out’ of nine-episode series, At Home With The Furys
“I tried to pay my way out, but I couldn’t, so we got by.
“I was glad I didn’t because it turned out to be a number one hit and a fantastic show – a fantastic insight into a crazy family and the mind of a mental, crazy person. “
Although he actually enjoyed Netflix’s latest documentary series, Tyson complained that the streaming service didn’t film “all of reality.”
He added: “You have to film me in the bath,” which Netflix refused.
Tyson and Paris, who met as teenagers and married in 2008, are the parents of Venezuela, 13, Prince John James, 11, Prince Tyson II, seven, and Valencia, five, Prince Adonis Amaziah, four, Athena, two, and they recently welcomed a baby boy but have yet to announce his name.
This comes after Netflix reportedly confirmed that a second season of hit series At Home With The Furys was on the way, The sun revealed.
Famous heavyweight boxer Tyson has given the green light to renew the hit show despite controversies.
The Insight series – which attracted 2.6 million viewers from the first episode – follows the lives of the British champion, his wife Paris and their six children.
Tyson said: “I wanted to get rid of filming. I couldn’t take it anymore, it was overwhelming. I tried to pay my way out, but I couldn’t, so we got out.
The Furys: The show that followed the retired boxer and his childhood sweetheart Paris, 33, and their six children – Venezuela, 13, Prince John James, 11, Prince Tyson II, seven, Valencia , five years old, Prince Adonis Amaziah, four years old, Athena, two years old
An inside source told The Sun that team members had already been asked about their availability to work on the upcoming season and revealed that Netflix was very keen to work on a follow-up.
“Tyson had some reservations but ultimately said he would be willing to invite the cameras back into his life.”
This comes after Tyson shared the first photo of his newborn son after announcing the happy news on Monday that they welcomed their seventh child.
And proud dad Tyson followed the announcement by sharing a sweet photo of the couple with their baby boy standing in front of a wall of sunflowers at the hospital.
“He’s here and he’s perfect,” he captioned the post.
Tyson’s famous friends flooded his Instagram comments with congratulatory messages, with Wayne Rooney, Mark Wright and Piers Morgan offering him their best wishes.
Announcing the birth of her seventh child to OK! Magazine Paris revealed that her son was born at 2:29 a.m. and weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces, but has not yet revealed his name.
Paris said: “We are delighted to have welcomed our little boy into the Fury family. His siblings can’t wait to meet him and create lots of Fury fun!
“Our boy is the most perfect complement and we are overflowing with love for him. It’s crazy how you can love someone so quickly.
Family: This comes after Tyson and his wife Paris announced they had welcomed their seventh child, a baby boy
She shared a glimpse of her newborn wrapped in a white blanket as they posed against a backdrop of sunflowers.
Ahead of her birth, Paris announced her next due date as she prepared her home for the arrival of baby number seven last week.
And although the family was worth an estimated £50 million, Paris washed and reused her older children’s baby clothes as gifts for the newborn.
She shared a snapshot to her Instagram Stories of items drying on a rack and captioned the post: “I just washed all the baby blankets they smell so good.”
Before adding: “It’s getting closer.”