Another day, another crazy story but this one comes straight from the source, the ‘Exotic family’ itself.
Joe Exotic’s niece Chealsi Putnam has done an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV where she revealed how Netflix hadn’t divulged some of the darker things Joe Exotic did.
“In the Tiger King Netflix series, you can see glimpses of his evil persona but in real life Joe is 100 times worse..” Putnam said to DailyMailTV.
Putnam worked on and off at the zoo from 1999 to 2017 and once witnessed Joe spray his tiger with a fire extinguisher just because it wasn’t reacting the way he wanted it to.
She also claims that when tiger cubs died, Joe would freeze them to get stuffed by taxidermists but tell people he was ‘involved in research’ with a Texan University.
Alongside various animal abuse allegations, Chealsi also slipped in a horrific statement.
She claimed, to DailyMailTV, that there were videos floating around of people having sex with some of the animals at the zoo!
“I didn’t want to see them, I just heard about them”, she finished off with.
Is she being honest or is she trying to get a piece of the pie that the Netflix documentary has given Joe?
I certainly believe it could be the truth.