‘Tiger King’: Jeff Lowe Says He Did Not Hire a Nanny So Wife Lauren Could Get Back to the Gym — What He Really Meant

by Jeremy Spirogis
Lauren Lowe and Jeff Lowe

Netflix’s docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness was filled with so many scandals it was arduous to concentrate on anybody. There was Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic’s velocity breeding and his arrest for hiring successful man. How about Carole Baskin and the thriller of her husband’s demise? Jeff Lowe and his spouse Lauren have been however one pair of things in the entire saga.

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The Lowes have been talking to press since Tiger King premiered on Netflix to attempt to clear their title. On April 12, they spoke to The Morning Beat with AJ and Mikalah about many issues, together with suspicion that Maldonado-Passage buried protestors on zoo property and why they’re nonetheless conserving the zoo open. They additionally needed to clear up some issues about their marriage.

Lauren and Jeff Lowe’s marriage was not imagined to be a spotlight of ‘Tiger King’

Lauren Lowe was upset that Netflix included such private particulars about their marriage within the documentary. She didn’t see how their journeys to Las Vegas and events with different ladies was related to the Maldonado-Passage story.

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“They misled us completely on what the story was supposed to be about,” Lauren Lowe informed AJ and Mikalah. “They told us it was supposed to be about Carole. No doubt, we had fun in Vegas. If we invited girls, we invited girls. That’s our personal business to begin with. But Netflix portrayed us more different than we were assuming they were going to.”

Jeff Lowe says ‘Tiger King’ faked his nanny feedback

Jeff Lowe acquired in bother with followers for posting images of their new nanny, and his feedback on Tiger King about selecting a lovely one. He says producers took feedback out of context and fed them traces. 

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“They told us what to say,” Jeff Lowe mentioned. “They fed us all the linse they wanted us to say, they sensationalized a lot, they put words in my mouth. When she came to me and said she was pregnant I said, ‘Well, how are we going to do this? How are we going to be able to raise a baby and do all these things?’ I’ve been there, I’ve done that. I have three great kids but they’re grown.”

Jeff Lowe didn’t imply Lauren had to return to the fitness center

Jeff Lowe particularly needed to set the report straight about Lauren’s health. In Tiger King he says they should rent an au pair so Lauren can return to the fitness center. He clarifies that he was really repeating his spouse’s joke. 

“Lauren had a joke, she had to have a nanny because she wanted to get back to the gym,” Jeff Lowe mentioned. “I bet you there’s probably 10 hours of footage of Lauren talking about getting back to the gym. We were looking for an au pair. We had five au pairs selected [and] we were going to hire two so we had full time au pair care at the park.”

Jeff Lowe mentioned the Tiger King producers explicitly made a soundbite out of the fitness center joke. He merely complied.

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“When the producers had me in the office that day, the producers said, ‘Jeff, show me the au pairs,’” Jeff Lowe mentioned. “They pieced together a lot of it where I said we’re getting an au pair so Lauren can get back to the gym. I think I had to repeat that six times for them to catch it properly.”

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