Sunday 24 August 2014

Floyd Mayweather Responds To Illiteracy Trash Talk - Flaunts Cheque Of $72, 276, 000, 00

A picture is worth a thousand words
Earlier today, Floyd Mayweather reminded people on Instagram that despite if he’s alleged to be “illiterate”, that hasn’t stopped him from being the world’s highest paid athlete. 
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Friday morning, Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club host, Charlamagne Tha God, played anembarrassing audio clip of Mayweather struggling to read a “drop” used in between radio segments for the radio stations “Show Your Stripes” initiative.

Mayweather responded by posting a picture on his Instagram account of two checks (each with eight figures) made out to Mayweather Promotions, LLC, and the caption read, “Read this $72, 276, 000, 00. God bless.”
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However, Mayweather did not always have it so easy.
Growing up in Grand Rapids, Mich., his mother was battling with drug addiction while his father was serving time for drugs. As a result, Mayweather dropped out of high school to pursue boxing.
“I knew that I was going to have to try to take care of my mom and I made the decision that school wasn’t that important at the time and I was going to have to box to earn a living,” Mayweather told the Daily News in 2007.
Furthermore, roughly 36 million American adults need literacy help, according to the ProLiteracy advocacy group.

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