‘Southern Charm’ Star, Naomie Olindo Says Visiting Doc Antle’s Zoo of ‘Tiger King’ Was a Mistake

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Netflix sequence, Tiger KingMurder, Mayhem, and Madness confirmed a number of zoo homeowners however principally targeted on Joseph Maldonado-Passage also called Joe Exotic. It additionally confirmed Bhagavan “Doc” Antle’s zoo, Myrtle Beach Safari, and the way he runs it.

A photograph surfaced of Naomie Olindo visiting his zoo. Find out what she has to say about it being a mistake and extra.

Doc Antle’s zoo was proven in ‘Tiger King’

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Antle’s zoo was proven within the sequence within the episode, “Cult of Personality.” Many ladies who work on the zoo claimed they labored all day. Some of them even have some sort of romantic partnership with Antle.

One former worker named Barbara Fisher claimed she obtained $100 per week for her work. She additionally claimed he selected the entire attractive outfits for the ladies working there and gave them totally different names.

“He controlled every aspect of our day and what we were allowed to do,” Fisher stated. That included what they had been allowed to eat. She additionally stated he pushed her to get implants.

“It’s not a job. It’s a lifestyle they dove into,” Antle stated within the episode. Maldonado-Passage talked about Antle’s strategies.

“He’s got his little cult, and I’ve got my little cult. It’s just two complete opposite different worlds. You know, he’s a little more upscale, and I’m working with people that just got out of prison,” stated Maldonado-Passage.

Antle responded to the documentary

Antle is one other one that was within the documentary that isn’t completely satisfied about how he was portrayed. He gave his response to Us Weekly.

“It took off and just became this huge hit at the perfect time because people are stuck on their Covid couches. It gave bored people something to really sink their teeth into,” he stated.

Antle continued, “I wish that they would have portrayed it in more of a documentary fashion. My facility was only shown briefly if you notice, and that was for a reason. My facility is first class, much better than Joe or Carole [Baskin’s] backyard overgrown very small so-called sanctuary. Mine is the nicest in the world.”

Naomie Olindo stated visiting his zoo was a mistake

Naomie Olindo on 'Watch What Happens Live'
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Fans discovered a photograph of Olindo on an elephant. A fan commented on the picture with “Omg gross I can’t believe @naomie_olindo f*cking supports Doc Antle and his CULT! @BravoTV time to find new people on @BravoSouthernCharm cause this is going to cause major backlash.”

Olindo then responded to the remark in keeping with the account, Comments By Bravo. “Ugh we are SO embarrassed, believe me,” she wrote. “We had no idea the depth of the manipulation and how terrible of a situation this place was. We also made a mistake in that we didn’t do our research before going, and have huge regrets.”

Her remark continued, “I love animals and didn’t realize I was doing more harm than good by supporting this place. Really heartbreaking and I feel pretty stupid tbh. Also just a side note the picture with Metul is at myrtle beach safari, the photo with Craig is in Thailand lol two different places. Either way elephants should never be ridden — something I did not know before. Live and learn.”

The Bravo star isn’t the one celeb who by some means got here throughout Antle’s animals. An image of him with Britney Spears additionally surfaced after the documentary.

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