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Report: 'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic seeking pardon from President Trump

Report: 'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic seeking pardon from President Trump
Posted at 10:02 AM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 13:04:34-04

"Tiger King" star Joe Exotic reportedly applied to seek a pardon from President Donald Trump.

According to TMZ, Exotic's legal team will hand-deliver the 257-page application to the White House on Thursday.

A handwritten letter from Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was also included in the application, CBS News reported.

According to CBS News, Exotic called Trump his hero and asked that he listen to his son Donald Jr.

Exotic is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence for plotting to kill Florida animal sanctuary owner Carole Baskin.