Now, in … He famously married multiple men at the same time in the Netflix series. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. As he continued to post videos in which he harassed Baskin, Joe Exotic also changed the name of his zoo to the name of Baskin’s company in an effort to fool her fans. Tiger King tells the real-life story of a zoo owner Joe Exotic, who spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in a true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. As the G.W. Baskin, who takes up an anti-animal-breeding stance and begins considering it abuse, criticizes Joe Exotic, sparking years of animosity that eventually bankrupts him and lands him in prison. In 2011, Baskin sued Joe for trademark infringement in a $1 million lawsuit. Baskin, who has consistently denied the accusation, asserts that Lewis simply disappeared without explanation. Baskin has continuously denied that she had any role in her husband's disappearance and she has never been officially named as a suspect. Mystery: Carole with her second husband Don Lewis who disappeared in 1997. DWTS Fame Sued Over Don Lewis' Joke Reference On Show. Born Joseph Schreibvogel in 1963, Joe Exotic purchased a pet store in Texas in 1989 with his brother, Garold Wayne, inspired by their shared love of animals. In a statement posted to Big Cat Rescue’s website on March 22, Baskin slammed the series as “salacious and sensational” and disputed accusations about her involvement in Don Lewis’s disappearance. This led some to believe she identified as a transgender male, but she told TMZ she did not mean that. Meanwhile, Joe Exotic is requesting to lessen his sentence. The fight between the two eventually escalates and comes to take over both of their lives—up to and including a murder plot. She revealed on Monday that despite her three marriages to men, she could just as easily have a wife, 'This man is just a deviant in the way that he treats human life and animal life and that it's all about him. Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, Netflix’s latest true crime docuseries, dives into the wild world of big cat owners and enthusiasts in an exploration of one man’s path from attention-seeking zoo owner to convicted criminal. 'He's an embarrassment to the human community,' Baskin said of Exotic, who is currently serving time in prison for hiring a hit man to have her murdered. Her mission for the Big Cat Rescue is to give the animals have a place to live out the rest of their lives in peace. The series did none of that, according to Baskin, and instead focused on the suggestion that she had a role in Lewis’s disappearance. 'People look at me like I’m out of my mind when I say that and it’s like, "well yeah, that’s my life, I have to look at everybody that way",' she continued. He ran an exotic animal park in Oklahoma. It caused a dispute between Carole and Lewis’ children over the estate; with Baskin prevailing as the primary inheritor. While the Endangered Species Act bans the possession and purchase of any endangered species of wildlife, human involvement with captive-bred wildlife is not as well-regulated. Updated: March 24, 2020 3:45 PM EDT | Originally published: March 20, 2020 2:08 PM EDT, An Iconic Star Wars Character Just Showed Up in The Mandalorian, Shakira: We Must Speak Up on Child Separation, Klaus Schwab on Reimagining Capitalism to Better Economy, You can unsubscribe at any time. After Garold died from injuries sustained in a car crash in 1997, Joe Exotic used the money from a settlement won by his family to buy a ranch in Wynnewood, Okla., and turn it into a zoo dedicated to his brother’s memory.