Today in Heritage History, July 11, 1988, Mike Tyson announces he has hired Donald Trump as his Personal Adviser. The relationship was short-lived. Trump advised Tyson to grow his hair long, bleach it blonde, and wear it in a comb-over. Tyson agreed to that. It was Trumps request that he challenge Evander Holyfield on Celebrity Apprentice to a fundraising competition for an ear prosthetic for Evander, that caused him to utter Trumps own famous words; “You’re fired”.

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