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Thursday Apr 02 2020
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Web Desk

Joe Exotic, Netflix's Tiger King star, hospitalised after contracting coronavirus

By
Web Desk

Netflix's Tiger King star Joe Exotic has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19 in a US prison.

He is serving a 22-year sentence in a federal jail in Texas.

The reality star was imprisoned on the charges of animal abuse and two counts of murder for hire.

His partner Dillon Passage recently expressed concern that Joe would contract the killer disease.

According to a report from the prison, Joe had been self-isolating but has now contracted the virus.

Local media reported that he has been shifted to a hospital for treatment. 

Netflix recently released his documentary which inspired memes over his dress, lifestyle surrounded by tigers and guns.