Tag Archives: Joe Exotic

FL Judge Boots Joe Exotic’s $8M Copyright Lawsuit

Tampa’s NBC affiliate reports: A Florida judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Joseph Maldonado, also known as Joe Exotic, after Maldonado claimed copyright infringement over songs feature in the Netflix documentary Tiger King. Maldonado claimed many of the songs that became popular on the hit documentary were written and performed by himself, and sued Vince Johnson in efforts to …

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Fox Host Interviewed Joe Exotic’s Press Secretary Amid Russian Mercenary Crisis And He Brought His Monkey

“Step aside Joe Biden, there’s another Joe gunning for the 2024 Democratic ticket. His name’s Joe Exotic, most famously known as the Tiger King. We all watched him during Covid, he announced his candidacy for president, and we were supposed to bring you an exclusive interview with Mr Exotic himself from jail. Unfortunately he was sent to solitary confinement, so …

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Joe Exotic: I’m On Colorado Presidential Primary Ballot

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: Joseph Maldonado-Passage, known widely as “Joe Exotic,” has filed the paperwork to appear on the 2024 Democratic presidential primary ballot in Colorado, according to the former zookeeper. Maldonado is currently serving a 21-year sentence in federal prison after being convicted in a murder-for-hire plot. Because he’s not set to be released until years after the 2024 …

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Imprisoned Joe Exotic Launches Run For US President

Posted today to Joe Exotic’s website: Thank you for your interest in my Campaign. Yes, I know I am in Federal Prison and you might think this is a joke but it’s not. It is my Constitutional right to do this even from here. I have been put here only because of the corruption in the Department of Justice, three …

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Appeals Court Upholds 21-Year Sentence For Joe Exotic

Law & Crime reports: The zookeeper turned convicted would-be hitman who was launched into the national spotlight during a 2020 streaming series about big cat breeding will not be able to reduce his decades-long prison sentence. Joe Exotic — real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage — had hoped to get his 21-year prison sentence knocked down by 10 years following a recalculation …

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Joe Exotic Seeks Divorce To Marry Prison Boyfriend

TMZ reports: Joe Exotic is explaining why he finally filed for divorce from husband Dillon Passage … he wants to get hitched to a new guy he met behind bars!!! The Netflix star’s lawyer, Autumn Blackledge, tells TMZ Joe’s new love interest is a man named John Graham, and the prison romance is the reason Exotic recently filed divorce docs …

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Joe Exotic’s 22-Year Sentence Reduced By One Year

Courthouse News reports: Convicted “Tiger King” star Joe Exotic was resentenced Friday morning to 21 years in federal prison for trying to kill rival tiger enthusiast and docuseries co-star Carole Baskin, only a slight reduction from his original sentence of 22 years. U.S. District Judge Scott L. Palk lowered the sentence of Exotic aka Joseph Maldonado-Passage, 58, during a two-hour …

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Joe Exotic Pleads For Release After Cancer Diagnosis

The New York Daily News reports: Zookeeper Joe Exotic, currently sitting behind bars for a murder-for-hire plot gone wrong, said Wednesday night that he has been diagnosed with “aggressive” prostate cancer. “It is with a sad face that I have to tell you the doctors called me in today to break the news that my prostate biopsy came back with …

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Snubbed For Pardon, Joe Exotic Turns On Trumps

The New York Post reports: Tiger King Joe Exotic lashed out at former President Donald Trump after being passed over for a pardon on Wednesday — claiming he was denied for being “too gay” for the president. Exotic, real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, released the statement on his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon, seething at Trump for refusing to commute his …

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“Tiger King” Joe Exotic Thinks His Pardon Is Coming

Law & Crime reports: Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Tiger King star Joe Exotic, is hoping to join the ranks of Paul Manafort and Roger Stone by landing himself a presidential pardon before Donald Trump leaves office next month. To that end, the self-described “gay, gun-toting redneck” and former Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate has dropped his lawsuit against the DOJ, telling …

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US House Votes To Ban Private Ownership Of Big Cats

USA Today reports: The bill, the Big Cat Public Safety Act, passed by a 272-114 vote. It would ban the private ownership of big cats like lions and tigers, a measure “Tiger King’s” Carole Baskin and Big Cat Rescue, the organization she runs with her husband Howard, have spent thousands of dollars and years lobbying for. It would allow existing …

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NYT: Reps For Imprisoned Joe Exotic Spent $10,000 At Trump’s DC Hotel To Get His Attention For A Pardon

The New York Times reports: Others seeking creative ways to forge ties to the president include Joseph Maldonado-Passage, the former Oklahoma zoo owner who is better known as Joe Exotic. His representatives have been running a carefully orchestrated campaign to try to persuade Mr. Trump to pardon Mr. Maldonado-Passage, who is one year into a 22-year sentence for trying to …

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Joe Exotic Claims Sexual Assault In WH Pardon Plea

TMZ reports: Joe Exotic has submitted a 257-page case to Donald Trump — arguing various reasons why he should be pardoned from his 22-year murder-for-hire sentence — claiming he was sexually assaulted behind bars. Joe included a letter he sent to Donald Trump Jr. in his documents, in which he claims, “I have been sexually assaulted by jail staff, beat …

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Trump Will “Take A Look” At Pardon For Joe Exotic

Two days ago Junior suggested this to troll the media. NBC News reports: During the White House briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, a reporter asked President Trump if he would consider a pardon for Joe Exotic. Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, is the centerpiece of the Netflix viral documentary “Tiger King.” The 57-year-old is currently serving a …

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