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Sylvester Stallone’s Tribute To His ‘Rocky’ Dog Butkus Is Too Beautiful And Emotional

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Anyone who has ever loved a dog knows the real pain of missing their favourite buddy. Recently Sylvester Stallone posted a tribute to his old bull mastiff Butkus. The dog was his training partner in Rocky and the ‘best friend’ in real life.

These pictures uploaded on his Instagram account perfectly reflect the deep bond he used to share with his dog.

 

 

1971… Since we're on the subject of " man's best friend" this is myself and Butkus as a puppy , we were both , thin , hungry and living in a flophouse above a subway stop, I used to say this apartment had " … Hot and cold running roaches" anyway there was not much to do except spend time with each other and that's where I started to learn the craft of screenwriting. Since I never went out, I relied on his companionship , And actually it was his idea to write Rocky, but don't tell anyone…. Years later when things got even worse I had to sell him for $40 in front of a 7-Eleven store,because I couldn't afford food, then like A modern day miracle, the screenplay for Rocky sold, and I could buy and buy him back, but the new owner knew I was desperate, and charged me $15,000 … He was worth every penny! #New York City #HellsKitchen #BullMastiff #It'sADogsWorld. #MoreToCome#inspiration #ThunderingYourHeart #GoingThedistance

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