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Mike Tyson on 'Law & Order: SVU': Should a convicted rapist guest star on a sex crimes show?

"In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories." So begins every single episode of "Law & Order: SVU," a long-running, beloved drama about sex crimes and the measures the NYPD goes to in order to convict the offenders. Lead actress Mariska Hargitay has been so deeply moved by her work on the show that she founded Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization established to provide support to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.Now, NBC has tapped boxer and real convicted rapist Mike Tyson to guest-star in a key February sweeps episode. In 1991, 25-year-old Tyson was convicted of the rape of 18-year-old beauty queen Desiree Washington. He served three years in prison after pleading not guilty to the crime.Tyson will play...


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