Joe Exotic — the eccentric, wild and captivating convict tiger breeder featured in the wildly popular Netflix docuseries ‘Tiger King’ — is suing from prison … claiming a huge conspiracy behind him being locked up, and it led to the death of his mom.
If you’ve seen the show, you know Joe — real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage — is one of the biggest names in the big cat business. If you haven’t seen it … SPOILERS AHEAD.
Anyway, Exotic ran a popular zoo in Oklahoma until he was found guilty of a murder-for-hire plot in 2019, but according to new legal docs obtained by TMZ … he claims he was falsely arrested and imprisoned, and the victim of malicious prosecution and discrimination.
But, let’s back up, because firstly … Joe’s…