July 20, 1991

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1991 Boxer Mike Tyson was accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant. His defense was that it couldn’t be rape, because first, he’s Mike Tyson, and second, he was pretty sure one person in the room consented to the sex and third, he did yelled “SURPISE!” To his surprise, he was still convicted.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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