The epic, insane Joe Unique vs. Carole Baskin feud continues. The celebs of Tiger King are getting a second dwelling at Investigation Discovery, the community introduced at the moment. ID is selecting up the place the massively common Netflix documentary led to its upcoming true-crime particular, Investigating the Unusual World of Joe Unique, set to air later this 12 months.
ID’s new present will discover the lifetime of Joseph Maldonado-Passage (Joe Unique’s authorized title) and dig into Baskin’s previous to ask whether or not she is chargeable for the disappearance of her husband, Don Lewis. In at the moment’s press launch, the community promised viewers “the investigation you didn’t get to see,” together with Maldonado-Passage’s secrets and techniques, never-before-seen footage and a deep dive into allegations towards Baskin. The particular might be advised from the angle of Maldonado-Passage.
“Viewers are understandably riveted by Netflix’s Tiger King, however the hundreds of thousands of true crime followers world wide had been left wanting extra,” Henry Schleiff, Group President of ID, Journey Channel, Vacation spot America and American Heroes, stated in an announcement at the moment. “ID is the proper place to search out the inevitable sequel to this drama — that includes a lacking husband, successful man, and the unlawful enterprise of unique animals. It’s time to let the cat out of the bag and handle the lingering questions that viewers demand be answered.”
Investigating the Unusual World of Joe Unique isn’t simply in regards to the drama between the 2 large cat rivals, although. When you’ve nonetheless received questions in regards to the different shady characters from Tiger King, ID’s received you lined. The brand new particular can also be going to function Tiger King recurring stars Doc Antle (a zoo proprietor in South Carolina) and Jeff Lowe (who took over the zoo when Maldonado-Passage was in monetary hassle).
Baskin has vehemently denied any involvement in her husband’s disappearance since Tiger King put a highlight on the case, which has but to be solved (Lewis has been lacking since 1997). She issued a response on her web site final week, calling the Netflix collection “salacious and sensational.” “It has a section dedicated to suggesting, with lies and innuendos from people who find themselves not credible, that I had a task within the disappearance of my husband Don in 1997,” she wrote. “The collection presents this with none regard for the reality or most often even giving me a chance earlier than publication to rebut the absurd claims. They didn’t care about reality. The unsavory lies are higher for getting viewers.”
Maldonado-Passage spoke up final week too, calling in from jail for an interview with Netflix. He’s at the moment serving 22 years for hiring a hitman to kill Baskin, and for violating the Endangered Species Act. Whereas Baskin will not be happy together with her portrayal, Maldonado-Passage was thrilled with all all his newfound fame, but in addition expressed regret for a way he handled his animals.
When you haven’t seen it but, Tiger King is streaming on Netflix, and you’ve got loads of time to catch up earlier than ID’s new collection drops.