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Person Shares 23 Wild Facts That Were Left Out Of Tiger King
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Person Shares 23 Wild Facts That Were Left Out Of Tiger King

Hey, all you cool cats and kittens! Y’all surely can’t get enough of the wild ride of this twisted Tiger King story. I mean, 19 million US TV viewers tuned in for the first 10 days of its release, beating Stranger Things 2 with 17.5 million. And this eccentric Netflix gem has now got an almost cult following.

But who knew that there were so many untold secrets and trivia facts left offscreen altogether? Luckily, the insider reporter Robert Moor, who spent years working on exclusive interviews and spending time with the key characters, spilled it all. From Joe Exotic’s country songs to his tacit love life and all kinds of other little details, there is a thing or two that every avid TK fan has to know. By heart.

More info: Twitter | Facebook | robertmoor.com

Robert, who’s an insider to the Tiger King story, shared 25 wild facts about the series that were left offscreen

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And here’s the video Robert is referring to

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It turns out, the TK director Eric Goode is worthy of a docuseries himself

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The third fact featured a picture of John’s new set of pearly whites, but Robert had to take it down 

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Robert shared the recorded conversation with a former hitman, who said that a hit could cost up to 200K dollars

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You can hear it here: soundcloud

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This secretly taped conversation between Joe and James was played at the trial

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You can hear it here: soundcloud

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Robert wrote a feature “American Animals,” published back in September 2019, for New York magazine. It then turned into Joe Exotic Wondery podcast with new episodes coming out every Tuesday.

He has been investigating the lives of Joe Exotic and the gang since 2015, and even lived in one of Joe’s zoo trailers for five days. But at that point, Joe was already talking to the director Eric Goode on filming what’s now one of the most popular Netflix docuseries of the past few years.

In an interview with Fansided, Robert revealed what it was like being around Joe Exotic. “I don’t know if it’s possible to be both clever and dumb, but that’s kind of what he was.” In fact, Joe “almost always wriggled out of any jam that he got himself into until he got 22 years in prison.” Robert believes that Joe’s ego is to blame: “he allowed his ego to become monstrously huge, and it ended up becoming his destruction.”

Everyone was excited to ask Robert some questions

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Nadine
Community Member
2 years ago

It's sad that the people are the main focus here and not the animal abuse.

KT Trondsen
Community Member
2 years ago

I agree, i felt deceived by the title. Felt there should have been much more in there about the animal abuse that took place. it felt like they were protecting Joe.

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Akki Hilmich
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2 years ago

Not a single person - and I repeat - not a single person in that show was normal!!!!!!

John Laurens/Gay Turtle
Community Member
2 years ago

So true.

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Yaz Cam
Community Member
2 years ago

This podcast is where I first heard about this unique band of characters and Robert did an amazing job reporting or this. I was hooked into every episode and every word made a vividly clear picture. Having listened to the podcast long before there was any mention of the docuseries I went into watching it a little bias. However, they did a great job at including the major facts. I agree with Robert’s opinion about their portrayal of Joe.

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Nadine
Community Member
2 years ago

It's sad that the people are the main focus here and not the animal abuse.

KT Trondsen
Community Member
2 years ago

I agree, i felt deceived by the title. Felt there should have been much more in there about the animal abuse that took place. it felt like they were protecting Joe.

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Akki Hilmich
Community Member
2 years ago

Not a single person - and I repeat - not a single person in that show was normal!!!!!!

John Laurens/Gay Turtle
Community Member
2 years ago

So true.

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Yaz Cam
Community Member
2 years ago

This podcast is where I first heard about this unique band of characters and Robert did an amazing job reporting or this. I was hooked into every episode and every word made a vividly clear picture. Having listened to the podcast long before there was any mention of the docuseries I went into watching it a little bias. However, they did a great job at including the major facts. I agree with Robert’s opinion about their portrayal of Joe.

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