Tiger King 2 is formally occurring and we don't assume we're *ever* going to get well from this
Because of the whirlwind that was 2020-21, we thought nothing may shock us anymore. Then got here the rumours that Tiger King could be returning for an additional completely unhinged sequence. And guess what? It's occurring!
Initially of lockdown again in March 2020, Netflix stored us totally entertained with the 10-part docuseries in regards to the eccentric, gun-toting, nation ballad-singing, tiger-owning Joe Unique, who ran an unique animal zoo and ultimately – spoiler alert – was banged up on fees of animal abuse and murder-to-hire involving one Carole Baskin.
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Since then, the world's obsession with Joe Unique et al hasn't a lot wained, and we've had information of prequel known as Investigating the Unusual World of Joe Unique, a miniseries starring Nicolas Cage, and now – drum roll please – the information of a second season.
Netflix introduced the information earlier this week in a tweet, saying, “Tiger King is coming again this 12 months — and Season 2 guarantees simply as a lot mayhem and insanity as Season 1!”
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Joe Unique has reportedly agreed to participate within the sequence alongside his husband Dillon Passage and Jeff Lowe, who took over the zoo in 2016. As of but, there's no information on what the second season would entail, particularly contemplating that Joe is serving a 22-year sentence in federal jail and Jeff Lowe and his spouse, Lauren Lowe, are already filming a spin-off present for Netflix.
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He instructed Folks: "It'll be our narrative on the Tiger King with proof to help our sides of the tales, and it will likely be in regards to the switch of all these stunning animals from Joe's facility to the brand new facility [Jeff is set to open a new zoo — Tiger King Park — in Oklahoma], after which the day-to-day battle of working one thing as massive as a 60-acre animal park and all of the intricacies of the employment of zookeepers and combating all the animal rights teams."
However what about Baskin? Whereas The Solar reported that the 59-year-old CEO of Massive Cat Rescue was demanding £1 million to participate within the second season, she denied this to RadioTimes.com, saying that she had no need to return.
"Nobody has requested me to take part in a second spherical of Tiger King, Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity and there’s no sum of money that will trigger me to belief the producers once more after their sick betrayal of the animals and me."
She continued: "I wasn’t paid the primary time round, though a number of folks have come ahead saying they had been paid. That violates the very nature of a documentary together with so many different issues that had been staged and brought out of context."
Netflix additionally confirmed they're releasing a bounty of juicy documentaries to maintain us occupied by the winter months, together with The Tinder Swindler, in regards to the girls who purchased down a prolific conman who posed as a playboy on Tinder; Dangerous Vegan, a couple of lady who falls in love with a conman who convinces her he could make her canine immortal” (ship assist); and Belief No One: The Hunt For The Crypto King, about – you guessed it – a conman.
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