‘Tiger King’: Jeff Lowe Teases Even More Trouble to Come for Carole Baskin After Her Legal Victory Against Joe Exotic

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jeff Lowe and Lauren Lowe

The saga of Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness continues to unfold months after the docuseries premiered on Netflix. Carole Baskin received Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic’s zoo in a lawsuit. Jeff Lowe and his spouse Lauren are at the moment sustaining G.W. Exotic Animal Memorial Park and so they must vacate when Baskin takes over. 

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The Lowes spoke with Entertainment Tonight concerning the judgment and their transfer to a brand new zoo in Thackerville, Oklhaoma. Jeff mentioned he is aware of about extra hassle Baskin will face after taking up the zoo.

Jeff Lowe’s cryptic promise of hassle for Carole Baskin even after ‘Tiger King’

Baskin has had her share of hassle. Thanks to Tiger King, there’s criticism over her retaining huge cats in captivity in any respect. Many folks suspect she killed her husband and fed him to tigers. Maldonado-Passage employed successful man to kill her, and she or he sued Maldonado-Passage for trademark infringement over her Big Cat Rescue emblem.

“I can’t say a lot,” Jeff Lowe mentioned. “There’s a lot more coming up for Carole Baskin that we know of. I think this zoo will probably just grow over and disappear because she’s going to have her hands full real soon.”

ET’s Lauren Zima requested with what Baskin’s palms could be full.

“He’s gotta stop talking,” Lauren Lowe mentioned.

Jeff Lowe implies cash might be Carole Baskin’s downfall

The Lowes and Baskin will nonetheless be operating competing zoos in Oklahoma post Tiger King. Jeff Lowe mentioned Baskin is in it for the flawed causes.

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“She’s in it for the money,” he mentioned. “She’s got more rental homes than Donald Trump. You’ve got to do what you do and do it well and focus on your cause. If her cause is to liberate tigers in captivity, then why the hell has she got 30 or 40 tigers in captivity? You lead by example. You don’t lead by hypocrisy. That’s her entire life.”

Jeff Lowe hopes Carole Baskin’s donors name her out

One of the problems Jeff Lowe introduced up had been the authorized charges Baskin paid to sue Maldonado-Passage for copyright infringement. She spent greater than the million {dollars} the court docket awarded her.

“Why would she spent $2.5 million fighting Joe for five or six or seven years to obtain a million dollar judgment,” Loew mentioned. “Nothing she does makes any sense.”

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He accused Baskin of diverting funds for Big Cat Rescure to her authorized battles. 

That’s cash that was donated to Big Cat Rescue to handle her animals. So I hope that what comes out of that is that her donors who’ve handed her 1000s upon 1000s of {dollars} over time recongize not precisely what she’s been doing with the cash. It’s not gone to the animals. If she comes right here, she’s obtained a a lot better facility than she’s obtained down in Tampa. It’s unhappy that she simply doesn’t appear to care concerning the animals as a lot as she did about taking Joe down and now closing this zoo.

Jeff Lowe, interview with ET.com, 6/2/2020

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