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Joe Exotic Wants Your Prayers
Tiger King Star Hears
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Tiger King Star Hears His New Jail Sentence

'Joe Exotic,' aka Joseph Maldonado-Passage, gets 21 years instead of 22 in resentencing

(Newser) - Update: Joseph Maldonado-Passage will be serving a little less time behind bars than expected. On Friday, an Oklahoma City federal judge resentenced the Tiger King star, also known as "Joe Exotic," to 21 years in prison—one year less than the original sentence in his murder-for-hire case, reports...

Carole Baskin Sues Netflix
Carole Baskin Sues Netflix

Carole Baskin Sues Netflix

Wants footage of her pulled from 'Tiger King 2'

(Newser) - Tiger King 2 is coming on Nov. 17, and Carole Baskin isn't happy about her inclusion in it. The Big Cat Rescue founder is suing Netflix for using footage of her in the documentary miniseries sequel, since Baskin says she only signed release forms to appear in the first...

Joe Exotic's 22-Year Sentence Overturned

Appeals court says two murder-for-hire convictions should have been grouped together

(Newser) - A court victory for Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic: His 22-year prison sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court Wednesday, though his convictions were upheld and he will be resentenced at a later date, Insider reports. The former Oklahoma zoo owner, made famous by Netflix's Tiger ...

Carole Baskin Offers Reward for Missing Tiger

$5K to go toward India's safe return and the humans' punishment

(Newser) - Into the Houston tiger mystery has stepped Carole Baskin. The star of the Tiger King has put up a $5,000 reward for the missing tiger's finder, TMZ reports, with several conditions attached. The tiger, India, has to be safely turned over to a sanctuary accredited by the Global...

Mistake Leads to Mauling at Carole Baskin's Rescue

Male tiger attacked volunteer as she reached into cage

(Newser) - A tiger nearly ripped off a volunteer's arm Thursday at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue, made famous by Netflix's Tiger King. Candy Crouser had arrived to feed the male tiger, Kimba, around 8:30am when she noticed he was "locked in a section that was away...

Family of Missing Husband Makes a Point With TV Ad

Don Lewis relatives buy commercial during Carole Baskin's premiere on 'Dancing With the Stars'

(Newser) - Carole Baskin premiered on Dancing With the Stars Monday night—and one of the commercials that aired during the episode was purchased by the family of her former husband, millionaire Don Lewis, who went missing in 1997. Baskin, who gained infamy due to her role on Netflix's Tiger King...

We're About to See a Whole Lot More of This Tiger King Star

Carole Baskin to appear on ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars,' along with Nelly, Anne Heche

(Newser) - Will she perform a rockabilly-inspired number to the "Stray Cat Strut"? Or perhaps a more contemporary interpretative dance to "Eye of the Tiger"? All eyes will be on Carole Baskin and her song choices starting Sept. 14, when the new season of Dancing With the Stars...

Massive Reward Offered in Case of Carole Baskin's Missing Husband

$100K up for grabs for information leading to Don Lewis

(Newser) - Thanks to Tiger King, a two-decade-old cold case has come under renewed scrutiny—and now a massive reward is being offered for information leading to long overdue answers in that case. Viewers of the Netflix documentary know that Jack "Don" Lewis, then-husband of "Tiger King" Joe Exotic's...

There's a New Twist in the Tiger King Saga

Judge gives control of the Okla. zoo once owned by 'Joe Exotic' to his foe Carole Baskin

(Newser) - Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage's worst nightmare—other than landing in prison, which is where he already is—just came true. Per the Hollywood Reporter , Carole Baskin, depicted as the archenemy of "Joe Exotic" in Netflix's Tiger King, has been awarded his former zoo in Wynnewood, Okla., after a...

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