Where is Joe Exotic now? ‘Tiger King’ star slams federal prison, says animals in Atlanta zoo 'live better'

In a Twitter post on November 3, he described his life at the penitentiary in Atlanta as the 'bottom of hell'

Where is Joe Exotic now? ‘Tiger King’ star slams federal prison, says animals in Atlanta zoo 'live better'
Joe Exotic is currently serving a 21-year sentence in Atlanta Federal Prison (joe_exotic/Twitter)
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Reality TV's 'Tiger King' Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic, is currently serving time in Atlanta federal jail and he doesn't seem to be too happy about it. Joe took to social media to discuss the "terrible conditions and treatment" at the federal prison where he is currently confined. 

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The 59-year-old was found guilty of a hit-and-run scheme that included an attempt to kill fellow 'Tiger King' star and animal rights activist Carole Baskin. The former zoo keeper made two attempts to hire individuals to kill Baskin, his rival who had labelled him an animal abuser on popular Netflix series 'Tiger King.' He is currently serving a 21-year prison sentence.

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In a Twitter post on Thursday, November 3, he described his life at the penitentiary in Atlanta as the "bottom of hell." "Have offically landed at the bottom of hell, at the Federal #Prison in Atlanta GA. Senator Oshoff, Warnock & Walker are all lying to you Black Voters of #Georgia because the Animals at the Atlanta #Zoo are living better then your loved ones are in here I promise.#fixthisshit #atl," he tweeted alluding to politicians Jon Oshoff, Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker.

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He went on to describe the "terrible" conditions he was living under in a follow-up tweet hours later. "You cant even buy shampoo, a comb, body soap. I asked the dentist today when I saw him for this dry socket for a toothbrush and he wouldnt even give me one, very nice guy, but he told me to rinse my mouth out with salt water and I asked where do I get the salt. He hands me a togo pack with a napkin, fork and a little pepper and salt and said this is all we have, so that is what I got was enough salt to do it once at best."

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He continued, "Oshoff came here last week with his dog and pony show and cameras looking to be a hero to the black community here in Georgia but the minute he left its back to the same hell hole. Weare locked down from 3pm until 7am and I am low security. So they can set in the office and smoke and eat. I thought vaping in a federal building was illegal. Guess it's not."

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Joe went on, "The BOP is its own little cartel, I have seen more corruption in here then ever in the world. Talk about legalized human trafficking, that is what this is because most of everyone in here cant afford a lawyer. The politicians that have interest in the products sold to the prison and the inmates should be illegal. Look up Keefe and see who has stock in it. They are making billions. This is why I put so much out about Brittney Griner becasue trust me she does not have it any worse than any black, brown or white person in American Federal Prisons. If a State Prison can offer more why cant the Federal System?"

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Joe was also convicted of killing 5 tigers, selling tiger clubs and falsifying wildlife records. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer after he was sentenced but is reportedly in remission now.

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