What’s America’s Obsession with the Tiger King Netflix Documentary?

“Tiger King” is one TV show that has succeeded in dragging the hearts of Americans from the distressing daily news of the coronavirus.

The show is a real-life documentary that focuses on Joseph Maldonado-Passage (Joe Exotic) who owns an exotic-animal park in Oklahoma. It was directed by Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin and currently has a total of 7 episodes of real suspense.

Who are the Major Players in the Documentary?

Joseph Maldonado-Passage AKA Joe Exotic

The entire documentary is centered around Joe Exotic, the tiger breeder who claims to be the most prolific exotic animal breeder in America.

He was born on March 5, 1963, in Garden City, Kansas, worked as a police officer in Eastvale, Texas where he served as the chief of police before eventually venturing into the zoo business.

In 2016 he ran for the presidency in the U.S. and failed and in 2018 he ran for governorship in the state of Oklahoma which he also failed.

Carole Baskin

Carole is a big cats rights activist who happens to be a sworn enemy to Joe Exotic. They have been making attempts to drag each other down which actually now seems like Carole is taking the lead after Joe got locked for allegedly attempting to murder her.

Carol was born in Bexar County, Texas, on June 6, 1961. She is actually featured in the documentary that is currently holding America down.

Why are Americans Obsessed with this Documentary?

Some of the reasons this documentary is currently trending may include the fact that:

·       It is a true-life murder case that has kept Joe Exotic in prison for over three months now

·       Aside from the fact that this is a true-life documentary that actually involves crime, suspected murder, and rivalry, the documentary unveils so many other secrets that are still yet to be totally uncovered.

·       The cast is actually majorly people from the real events with their names completely revealed

·       The case is leading to several other cases, people are taking sides, people want to know how justice gets played out in the end.

·       Joe Exotic has accused Carole of killing her husband and feeding him to her tigers. He claims she did that in order to erase all the traces and links to her. People need to see how that unfolds. Is she truly the murderer she’s pretending not to be? Is Joe Exotic really innocent as he still claims after three months of being in jail?

·       Joe claims his attorney would be back in court to revisit the case. Americans are interested in seeing how well that works for him and if it would get featured in the documentary.

·       Aside from it being a documentary about two great enemies, the show actually also educates people on how to not infringe the rights of tigers and other cats, whether big or small, wild or domestic. There are animal-rights activists that could come for you.

The documentary has proven to be a real thriller to so many people, even though some others consider it quite annoying. It is gaining more and more fame as the days go by.

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