PROGRAMMING NOTES: The Burress interview will first air on Aug. 16 from 10-11 pm ET on HBO. Re-airs on HBO on Aug. 17 (1:55 am, 10:30 am, 6:15 pm), Aug 20 (11:20 am), Aug. 22 (2 pm, 11:50 pm), Aug. 24 (9 pm), Aug. 25 (2:30 pm, midnight), Aug. 28 (10 am).
TheJetsStream#Jets Plaxico Burress’ revealing interview with HBO’s Real Sports: “I don’t take sh– from nobody.” Story here: http://t.co/uJSQwhg #nyj8/13/11 11:55 AM
Plaxico Burress and his wife, Tiffany, sat down for a revealing interview on HBO’s Real Sports set to air on Tuesday, Aug. 16.
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The Jets’ wide receiver touched on everything from not knowing who Michael Bloomberg was before the shooting incident that landed him jail to losing count of how many times he cried in prison to his current road to redemption. Burress, who spent two years in jail after pleading guilty to criminal possession of an illegal firearm on Nov. 28. 2009, was honest and forthright about the past few years of his life.
“I don’t take no sh– from nobody,” Burress said about his perceived public image. “You got earn my respect as a person. You got love for me. I got love for you.”
Burress admitted that “I lost count” of how many times he cried in jail. “You work your whole life to get to a certain place and tear it all down just making a bad decision,” Burress said.
“I’ve been baptized previously, but the honor of being baptized in the same place that Jesus was baptized was something I could not pass up and something I’ll never forget in my life,”
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