When Carole Baskin signed on to appear in the Netflix documentary, Tiger King, she believed she was going to be part of something big.
According to her husband, Howard, the series was pitched to them as the “Blackfish of big cats in captivity”; a “meaningful” expose on the exploitation of tiger and lion cubs by America’s private roadside zoos.
As the founder of a big cat sanctuary in Florida, Carole Baskin no doubt expected to emerge from the project as some kind of saviour, or at least selfless advocate. Instead, she’s emerged under a cloud of suspicion that she murdered her missing ex-husband, minced his remains and fed them to her beloved cats.
Watch: A glimpse of Netflix’s Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness. Post continues below.
The sensational theory was presented by a number of participants in the documentary and is now being been bolstered by millions of viewers…