‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin sues Netflix over Season 2


Season 2 of Netflix’s smash coronavirus pandemic lockdown hit “Tiger King” is ready to debut later this month, nevertheless, star Carole Baskin isn’t too comfortable about it.

Baskin, 60, is suing the streaming service and the docuseries’ producers, demanding footage along with her within the second season be taken out, according to TMZ.

The massive cat lover, who was featured within the first season, is asking the decide to cease any movies of her and her Big Cat Rescue organization within the upcoming season.

The go well with alleges that the scenes with Baskin proven within the newest trailer are misrepresenting what actually occurred throughout filming.

The actuality star wishes for the courtroom to pressure Netflix to erase any footage of her within the promo supplies, teasers and trailers. She claims in her lawsuit that the present’s reels are literally simply unused movie that didn’t make it into the ultimate reduce of the unique sequence. She additionally alleges that producers are recutting previous footage to make it look like she’s giving new interviews.

The Post has reached out to Netflix and producers for remark.

“I told [producers] to lose my number,” she stated. “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.”
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Baskin told Page Six again in May that she by no means agreed to be part of the second season. “I told [producers] to lose my number,” she stated. “Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.”

The first season of the sequence targeted on the animal advocate’s former husband, Don Lewis, who vanished a number of years prior. Many followers have speculated that Baskin had one thing to do along with his disappearance.

“The first three months [after ‘Tiger King’ aired] my phone rang incessantly with people screaming obscenities. After that it slowed down,” she instructed Page Six. “I didn’t take it personally,” she says, however “it really affected my husband [Howard Baskin] and daughter. If someone said something about someone you love, you would want to protect them.”

Baskin continued, “Once they tell the media, ‘She killed her husband and fed him to the tigers,’ it worked for these animal abusers to say these things publicly. But it’s not true and all you have to do is look into it and know it’s not true.”

Baskin starred within the doc alongside animal zookeeper Joe Exotic, who’s presently serving 22 years in jail for orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to kill Baskin.

“Tiger King” returns to Netflix on Nov. 17.