‘Tiger King:’ John Finlay Might Not Have Been Married to Joe Exotic After All

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tiger King : Joe Exotic

There are loads of twists and turns surrounding Joe Exotic’s life, every of them explored within the Netflix documentary collection, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness. One of the individuals highlighted in the course of the present, John Finlay, opened up about his relationship with Joe Exotic. Or reasonably, his lack thereof a wedding. Here’s what we realized about John Finlay and his relationship with Joe Exotic. 

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John Finlay was a participant within the Netflix documentary collection ‘Tiger King’

There was loads of drama in Joe Exotic’s skilled life, as there was drama in his private life. Most of this was addressed within the Netflix unique collection, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, the place viewers met all of Joe Exotic’s husbands. That contains John Finlay, who has since revealed he identifies as straight.

John Finlay has not shared when he plans to marry his present accomplice, though some followers hope for at the very least one fortunately ever after from this story. Joe Exotic, however, remains to be married to Dillon Passage. It’s Dillon who affords him emotional assist, as proven in the course of the documentary collection. 

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Was John Finlay ever married to Joe Exotic?

During the documentary collection, followers noticed Joe Exotic and his two companions get “married” whereas wearing pink. Although the ceremony ended with a kiss, (and a few confused viewers,) John Finlay later shared throughout an interview that his marriage with Joe Exotic was by no means authorized.

According to Buzzfeed, “In a recent interview with David Spade, who’s also obsessed with the show, John said, ‘Right now I have a fiancé. But just to clear the record, me and Joe were never legally married. Ever.’”

The marriage ceremony and the outfits have been, allegedly, all Joe’s thought. They have been nice mates, John Finlay confirmed, however all they have been was mates. In reality, John Finlay shared in the course of the documentary that he was by no means homosexual. Currently, he’s engaged to a lady.

“The girl I ran off with, we had a kid, we spent three years together. We never got engaged, never got married, anything like that,” he continued in the course of the interview. Fans additionally realized somewhat extra about Jon Finlay within the further episode, titled “The Tiger King and I.”

One of the 39 tigers rescued in 2017 from Joe Exotic's G.W. Exotic Animal ParkOne of the 39 tigers rescued in 2017 from Joe Exotic's G.W. Exotic Animal Park
One of the 39 tigers rescued in 2017 from Joe Exotic’s G.W. Exotic Animal Park | Marc Piscotty/Getty Images

In the added episode of ‘Tiger King,’ John Finlay up to date viewers on his life for the reason that premiere

Since their divorce and Joe Exotic’s incarceration, John Finlay has since distanced himself from his relationship with Joe. In reality, throughout one phase, followers noticed the character take away his tattoo which learn “Private Property of Joe Exotic.” He even commented on what was excluded from Tiger King.

“I’ve been six years clean since all that was aired. I was never married to Joe or to my baby’s mama — we’re engaged now,” John Finlay shared throughout an interview with Variety. “They never showed that because they knew I was engaged at the time. They never showed that tattoo fully done. They never showed what it was like to be around the animals or anything. They just focused on the drama.”

The first season of Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness is out there for streaming on Netflix.

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