Netflix docuseries: Tiger King. Tiger King explained
The Netflix docuseries Tiger King spends about 5 years following Joe Exotic and it’s now placed first on Netflix’s “top 10” most popular shows row. At the end of the day, Tiger King means to expose the exploitive business of big cat ownership, and many would say that it succeeds. As absolutely outlandish as each new detail may seem, Tiger King is a very true story.
Who is Joe Exotic? Tiger King explained
What did Joe do? Joe Exotic crimes
On January 22, 2020, he was sentenced to 22 years in prison for the murder-for-hire plot and several wildlife violations. Joe hired someone to kill animal rights activist Carole Baskin in November 2017. Carole’s goal was to protect the animals and shut down Joe’s zoo. He was also convicted of 17 charges relating to animal cruelty (i.e. he killed 5 tigers).
Why is Tiger King so popular? Joe Exotic for dummies
Its characters. Exotic himself is not who you would expect to be the “Tiger King.” He describes himself as a “gay, gun-carrying redneck with a mullet,” he’s involved in a throuple, and he’s a country “singer” who stars in his own music videos on the side. Also, Exotic is convinced that Carole murdered her husband and, perhaps, fed him to her tigers. What did Joe Exotic do
Other key players like Myrtle Beach Safari owner recruits teenage apprentices who become trainers and, in some cases, his romantic partners. Exotic’s business partner is accused of sneaking tiger cubs into parties in Las Vegas. Former GW Zoo employee lost a hand to a tiger and went back to work days later as a show of loyalty to Exotic. And that’s only a fraction of what happens in this short docuseries…
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