Tiger King’s Joe Exotic has revealed he has prostate cancer. “I have lost a tremendous amount of weight, the mouth sores are out of control, I throw up more than I eat,” Exotic tweeted
Exotic wrote he is not sharing these details in order to receive “pity.” But, he is hoping that by sharing his diagnosis, it would bring him one step closer to receiving a pardon from Biden.
Joe is scheduled to undergo further testing in prison, according to Gossip site TMZ.
Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage is facing 17 federal charges and 22 years in prison for animal abuse and two counts of attempted murder against Carole Baskin.
John Phillips has received my medical records from FMC Fort Worth and my PSA count came back very high for prostate cancer. The prison has approved testing to verify what stage it is in. My body is tired, I have lost a tremendous amount of weight, the mouth sores... pic.twitter.com/pPbaGcPYwA— Joe Exotic (@joe_exotic) May 14, 2021
Earlier this year, Joe exotic’s ex-husband, Dillon Passage posted to Instagram a sunset selfie, with a caption explaining how he planned to handle the divorce with Exotic writing, “we are on good terms still and I hope it can stay that way. I will continue to have Joe in my life and do my best to support him while he undergoes further legal battles to better his situation.”
On December 11, 2017, the former couple wed just 2 months after Joe’s previous husband, Travis Maldonado, shot himself in a fatal accident, TMZ reported.