Tyson Fury snubs Netflix as he rejects two more series of chart-topping reality show – turning down millions | The Sun
TYSON Fury has turned down millions and rejected the chance to film two more seasons of his hit Netflix show, At Home with the Furys.
The new reality show was an instant hit with Netflix viewers reaching the top spot in the most popular television series.
At Home with the Furys followed Tyson, 35, his wife Paris, 32, and their six children.
Tyson's brother Tommy Fury and his fiancée Molly-Mae Hague also featured in some episodes.
Despite its success, the heavyweight boxing champ has rejected proposals from the streaming service because he doesn't want to be labelled a "reality star."
Tyson branded the filming process as intrusive, and he often asked the cameramen to stop filming on a number of occasions.
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He said: "I wanted out. It was a couple of weeks in, and I was on the phone to my lawyers "is there any way I can get out of this? I don't know what I've signed up for again. I've made a mistake."
Paris added: "We got halfway through filming and he wanted to cancel the whole show."
However, Netflix are still keen to work with his wife Paris, who he's been married to for 15 years, and has been praised by viewers for supporting Tyson.
Tyson suffers from various mental health disorders, including bipolar and ADHD.
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The 35-year-old opened up about his mental health struggles and the impact is has on their family.
He is candid about his suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts.
But they could face competition from other TV networks.
A source told MailOnline: "After retiring Tyson saw the Netflix show has a lucrative opportunity in place of the money he would have earned by taking on a fight.
"But the filming process was particularly stressful and coupled with the fact he's now an active boxer again after coming out of retirement, he decided to put a series two on hold for the foreseeable future.
"There is hope within the streaming giant that it could be reprised but for the short term it is not something Tyson is considering."
Meanwhile, Molly-Mae spoke for the first time about joining the Fury family as a "non traveller."
She explained that she hoped wanting her daughter Bambi to attend school as she did throughout childhood wouldn't cause any "rifts."
At Home with the Furys is available to watch on Netflix.
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