Tyrus is a former professional wrestler who is currently a commentator on the Fox News Channel. He is also the co-host of The Greg Gutfeld Show.
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Tyrus is a commentator and former professional wrestler who appears on the Fox News show The Greg Gutfeld Show. He is also known by his ring name, Brodus Clay.
Tyrus was born in Santa Monica, California, and began his wrestling career in 2005. He has wrestled for several different promotions, including WWE, TNA, and All Elite Wrestling. He is a two-time world champion, having won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and the WAW Heavyweight Championship.
Tyrus made his debut on Fox News in 2016 as a guest on The O’Reilly Factor. He has since appeared on numerous other Fox News shows, including The Five, Outnumbered, and Hannity. He became a regular guest on The Greg Gutfeld Show in 2017.
Early Life and Education
Tyrus, whose real name is George Murdoch, was born on February 21, 1976, in Boston, Massachusetts. He grew up in a tough neighborhood and was often involved in fights. As a teenager, he was sent to a juvenile detention center for his involvement in a stabbing. It was there that Tyrus began to turn his life around. He started lifting weights and reading self-help books. He also began to develop his Christian faith, which would become an important part of his life.
Tyrus eventually finished high school and went on to attend Liberty University, where he studied psychology. He did not graduate, but he credits the school with helping him turn his life around. After leaving Liberty, Tyrus worked a variety of jobs before getting into the world of professional wrestling.
Tyrus was born George Murdoch on February 21, 1973, in Peachland, North Carolina. He was raised in a wrestling family and began training in the sport at age 12. He made his professional wrestling debut in 1996 and wrestled for various independent promotions before being signed by World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1999. Tyrus competed in WCW until the company was acquired by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 2001. He debuted in the WWF in 2002 as Jamal, a member of 3 Minute Warning. He later had a stint as disgraced NFL player Rosey and then became Big Daddy V, a dominant monster heel character.
Tyrus left WWE in 2009 and began working on his acting career. He has appeared in films such as The Marine 3: Homefront (2013), Epic Movie (2007), Getting That Girl (2011), and TV shows including Burn Notice (2011-2012), Bones (2012-2013), It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (2013), Anger Management (2014-2015), and Total Divas (2015). Tyrus made his first appearance on Fox News as a contributor in 2016.
Tyrus was born George Murdoch on February 21, 1973, in Cherry Valley, Massachusetts. He was raised by a single mother and spent time in foster care before being adopted. He has three brothers, two of which are also adopted. Tyrus’ adoptive father was a police officer and his mother was a nurse.
Tyrus attended the University of Nebraska on a wrestling scholarship. He graduated with a degree in business administration.
Tyrus is married to Jill Thurston and they have two children together. He also has two children from previous relationships.
Fox News Controversy
On March 15th, 2016, it was announced that former WWE professional wrestler Tyrus would be joining the Fox News Network as a commentator. The following day, it was revealed that Tyrus had been fired from his previous job at The Gross National Product Comedy Company for making a racially insensitive joke. When news of his firing broke, many people were quick to point out the apparent hypocrisy of Fox News hiring someone with a history of racism.
Tyrus has since been suspended from Fox News pending an investigation into the allegations against him.