Tiger King: Cardi B claims she wants to help free Joe Exotic from prison

Roisin O'Connor
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Cardi B claims she wants to free Joe Exotic from prison: Getty/Netflix
Cardi B claims she wants to free Joe Exotic from prison: Getty/Netflix

Cardi B has claimed she wants to help Tiger King star Joe Exotic be freed from prison, where he is currently serving a 22-year sentence.

Netflix documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness details the extraordinary events of a rivalry between Exotic and Carole Baskin, CEO of the Tampa animal sanctuary Big Cat Rescue.

Exotic, real name Joespeh Maldonado-Passage, was the figurehead of GW Exotic Animal Park, a 16-acre ranch in Oklahoma that housed more than 1,200 lions, tigers, leopards, and other animals.

He is currently imprisoned for two counts of murder-for-hire and 17 wildlife-related charges.

“What ya think bout Tiger King? I’m on the second episode and I’m a little lost cause I started f***ing,” Cardi tweeted to her fans this weekend.

The rapper has tweeted a number of times about the seven-part series, asking in one post: “Who you think burn Joe studio?”

In another, she tweeted: “They did Joe so dirty over and over again… who you think is more wrong? Narcissist Joe? Or Greedy Carol? And why?”

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Cardi has since announced that she wants to start a fundraiser: “Bout to start a GoFundMe account for Joe. He shall be free.”

Tiger King is available to stream on Netflix.

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