Chicago once again played host to a
Tyson, in town for his one-man "Undisputed Truth" shows at the Cadillac
"It sent a message and let the world know that two fighters can come and forgive each other and move on for the best and the world can do the same thing," Holyfield said the next day, promoting his barbecue sauce Sunday at Jewel's 1220 S. Ashland Ave. location. "Everyone knows we were archrivals and all that, but when all is said and done, I forgave him and he forgave himself. Here's a man who changed his life and changed my life, and that's the way the world is supposed to be."
The two boxing greats are forever linked by their 1997 heavyweight championship match, in which Tyson bit off part of Holyfield's ear and said afterward, "He's not the tough warrior everyone says he is." (Tyson playfully reenacted the bite Friday during an appearance on the
Their mutual admiration was evident on Twitter this weekend. Holyfield tweeted Saturday "Here watching the @Miketyson show at Cadillac Palace Theatre," and Tyson tweeted Sunday "Make sure to get @holyfield's 'Real Deal' BBQ sauce."
"He invited me to come watch his show," Holyfield said Sunday at Jewel. "I could see he's making adjustments to be a better person."
Following his show Saturday, I saw the 46-year-old Tyson at
Holyfield opted for dinner at Paris Club Saturday. Afterward, the 50-year-old boxer headed to upstairs club Studio Paris.
"I read about Kayleigh's wish more than a month ago on Reddit," said Shervin Pishevar, a friend of Lady Gaga's manager, Troy Carter, who helped facilitate the meeting. "I went to her Facebook page and contacted her mom. … I then contacted Gaga's manager and he agreed to set up a backstage meeting at her Chicago concert. When the concert was canceled, Gaga still went ahead with the meeting. … Kayleigh was so happy her dream came true."
About this week: Dulé Hill (
Sightings: Oprah Winfrey ("Oprah's Next Chapter") dined with Harpo Studio employees Feb. 6 in