Do you know who Joe Exotic is? He is the famous man with the title ‘Tiger King’. Also, he is one of the controversial figures in the zookeeping business. At the start, he was popular for his eccentric and dynamic personality. But after that, he received lots of hatred because of his cruel treatment of animals. Then the series Tiger King released and many people started to support him. His fanbase is of the belief that he was wrongly put in jail. Now Exotic is the famous prison inmate of the 21st century. He is receiving thousands of fan mails in jail. You can find all the details of the Tiger King here.
Joe Exotic hails from Garden City, Kansas and his birth date is March 5, 1963. The names of his parents are Francis and Shirley Schreibvogel. He had a hard life because of his sexuality as his family did not accept him.
Exotic opened a pet shop in Arlington, Texas, in 1986. But many people targeted his business because of his sexual orientation. Then in 2000, he got two tigers. Also, he rescued an alligator with an eye infection. He helped these pets to get medication. Then he became a large zoo owner and kept big cats.
Exotic is gay. He had numerous partners in his life but they did not become Joe’s exotic husband. But he was legally married to two people first to Travis Maldonado and then to Dillon Passage.
Controversies And Arrest
In 1999 the animal rights activist found a large number of abandoned emus in Red Oak, Texas. Then the Exotic captured the animals and brought them to their animal park. But the job was overwhelming so the Exotic and another man shot the birds with guns. So, he got accused of animal cruelty.
Then several reports of Exotic feeding horses to his big cats shocked many people in 2000. Many times, United States Department of Agriculture called out Joe Exotic for violating Animal Welfare Act. Also, he even shot tigers too.
On September 7, 2018, Tiger King four unmarked cars arrived and law officers came out of it to arrest him. This was the result of his and Carole Baskin’s feud. He has threatened her of death several times according to the reports. The law officers accused him of attempted murder for hire. Then Exotic got sentenced to twenty-two years in prison.
So many new things coming to light this week, watch National Fox News, GMA, and stay tuned to TMZ for all kinds of news updates from my Lawyers. John Phillips has so much new evidence, he has ran his ass. This stuff he has is going to rock the Department of Justice… pic.twitter.com/GDuwcbPZvP— Joe Exotic (@joe_exotic) June 14, 2021
Currently Tiger King is trying to seek a presidential pardon from Joe Biden. This is because the Tiger King series made him famous and many people began to sympathise with him.
Joe Exotic is a controversial personality. He is still in jail trying to beg presidential pardon to get out of it. He has lots of fans now who regularly send messages to him.