Tyson Fury has admitted he tried to pay Netflix to pull out of his family documentary while half way through filming.
The undefeated heavyweight champion, 35, has revealed that he tried to ‘pay his way out’ of the series, At Home With The Furys.
The show that followed the retired boxer and his childhood sweetheart wife Paris, 33, and their six children.
The couple have now welcomed their seventh child, a baby boy on Monday.
Tyson told Queensberry promotions: ‘I wanted to get rid of the filming. I couldn’t take it any more, it was overwhelming.
‘It was overwhelming’: Tyson Fury has admitted he tried to pull out of his family Netflix documentary while half way through filming
‘We got through it’: The undefeated heavyweight champion, 35, has revealed that he tried to ‘pay his way out’ of the nine episode series, At Home With The Furys
‘I tried to pay my way out of it, but I couldn’t, so we got through it.
‘I was happy I didn’t because it’s turned out to be a number one hit and a fantastic show – a fantastic insight in[to] a crazy family and the mind of a mental, crazy person.’
Despite actually enjoying the final Netflix docu-series, Tyson did complain that the streaming service didn’t film ‘the whole reality’.
He added: ‘You need to film me in the bath,’ which Netflix declined.
Tyson and Paris, who met as teenagers and married in 2008, are parents to Venezuela, 13, Prince John James, 11, Prince Tyson II, seven, Valencia, five, Prince Adonis Amaziah, four, two-year-old Athena and they recently welcomed a baby boy but have yet to announce his name.
It comes after Netflix has reportedly confirmed a second season of runaway hit At Home With The Furys is on the way, The Sun revealed.
Famous heavyweight boxer Tyson has given the green light to renew the successful show despite controversies.
The insight series – which drew 2.6million viewers only on the first episode – follows the life of the British champion, his wife Paris and their six kids.
Tyson said: ‘I wanted to get rid of the filming. I couldn’t take it any more, it was overwhelming. I tried to pay my way out of it, but I couldn’t, so we got through it.’
The Furys: The show that followed the retired boxer and his childhood sweetheart wife Paris, 33, and their six children – Venezuela, 13, Prince John James, 11, Prince Tyson II, seven, Valencia, five, Prince Adonis Amaziah, four, two-year-old Athena
An inside source told The Sun that crew members have already been asked about their availability to work on the upcoming season, and revealed Netflix was very keen to work on a follow-up.
‘Tyson had some reservations but has finally said he’d be up for inviting the cameras back into his life.’
It comes after Tyson shared the first photo of his newborn son after announcing the happy news on Monday that they have 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 sunflower wall in hospital.
‘He’s here and he’s perfect,’ he captioned the post.
Tyson’s celebrity friends flooded his Instagram comments with congratulatory messages, with Wayne Rooney, Mark Wright and Piers Morgan offering their best wishes.
Announcing the birth of her seventh child to OK! Magazine, Paris revealed her son was born at 2.29am weighing 6lb 13oz, but hasn’t yet revealed his name.
Paris said: ‘We’re over the moon to have welcomed our baby boy to the Fury family. His brothers and sisters can’t wait to meet him and create lots of Fury fun!
‘Our boy is the most perfect addition and we’re bursting with love for him. It’s crazy how you can love someone so quick.’
Family: It comes after Tyson and wife Paris announced they have welcomed their seventh child, a baby boy
She shared a glimpse of her newborn wrapped in a white blanket while they posed against a sunflower backdrop.
Prior to her birth, Paris teased her upcoming due date as she prepared her home for the arrival of baby number seven last week.
And despite the family being worth an estimated £50M Paris was washing and reusing her older children’s baby clothes as hand me downs for the newborn.
She shared a snap to her Instagram Stories of items drying on a rack and captioned the post: ‘Just washed all baby blankets they smell so lovely’.
Before adding: ‘It’s getting close’.