Carole Baskin continues to be combating to have footage of herself faraway from “Tiger King 2,” and telling us how the sequence producers allegedly pulled some shady strikes to deceive her.
We spoke to the massive cat animal rescue proprietor herself only a day earlier than Netflix is ready to debut its sequel to the smash-hit sequence … and Carole gave us the behind-the-scenes intel she says led to her submitting a lawsuit to cease her picture and likeness from being included in ‘TK 2.’
For starters, Carole informed us on Tuesday’s “TMZ Live,” she is NOT making an attempt to cease Netflix from placing out a second installment — she simply needs any tie to her nixed from the ultimate product.
As for why she needs out of the challenge? Well, Carole says she additionally hated the OG “Tiger King” … and he or she alleges producers pitched it to her prefer it was going to be a “Blackfish”-styled expose on animal abuse. She even claims they even confirmed her an early promo lower which was precisely that.
As you now know … “Tiger King” ended up enjoying as extra of an anti-hero story, with Joe Exotic because the heroic lead, and Carole because the “bad guy” nemesis.
That’s Carole’s greatest gripe — what she calls the flat-out misrepresentation of her and her mission … one thing she tells us continues to be haunting her to today within the type of harassment and threats from rabid followers.
She additionally addressed what Jeff and Lauren Lowe informed us Monday — specifically, that they are gearing up to sue Carole for allegedly tipping off the feds to violations at his now-shutdown Tiger King Park.
Carole says Jeff’s fury is misplaced, and every part that is occurred to him within the wake of “Tiger King” is his personal doing. She claims her crew obtained loads of video proof of animal abuse at Jeff’s place, and he or she’s airing it on her new Discovery+ present, “Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight.”
Appropriate title, ‘trigger Carole’s gonna be doing battle — at the very least in courtroom — on a number of fronts.