‘Tiger King’ Star Joe Exotic Speaks Out With Heartbreaking Cancer Update

by Samantha Whidden

Just a few months after announcing he has prostate cancer, Tiger King star Joe Exotic reveals in his latest update that the disease may have now spread to his pelvis and stomach.

During his recent interview with The Sun, the Tiger King himself says that while his doctors now fear his cancer has already spread, he will refuse any medical help if it progresses to stages three or four. “I have been waiting for a colonoscopy and endoscopy since October,” Exotic states. He then declares that medical treatment in prison is worse than at any humane society for dogs. 

“[The doctors] are concerned it is in my stomach and pelvis,” the Tiger King star explains. “I have not had any treatment or anything since May. I puke when I pee – the pain is that bad.”

Exotic also admits that he is constantly losing weight and there is pain in his hip and pelvis. The former exotic animal park operator says his stomach has hurt for more than a year now. “When we find out where and how bad it is, I will decide if I am going to do treatment. If it’s stage three or four, I am going to petit take me.”

The Tiger King star is currently in prison for 17 federal charges which include murder for hire and animal abuse. He is currently incarcerated in Fort Worth, Texas.  

‘Tiger King’ Star Accuses Prison Doctors of Not Caring 

Last month, Tiger King star Joe Exotic accused the prison doctors of being rude and just not caring that he has medical needs due to the cancer. “This is crazy how they put people in here and just let you die,” Exotic declares. “The things that I’ve seen and the dead people I’ve seen shelled out of here is outrageous.”

The Tiger King further comments on the current prison conditions by noting that the President and other politicians need to hear about the truth.

Exotic is currently waiting for a re-sentence of his prison term due to a reported “trial error.” The Tiger King star revealed that motions can be filed for ineffective counsel as well as new evidence. “My hope is to be able to show enough that the government is not even going to be able to try me again, Exotic proclaims. He also notes that the government’s witnesses have now signed affidavits and went on on camera to admit to perjury and cover-up evidence. 

“I’ve got some things to say of my own to expose the truth,” the Tiger King shares. “I’m very disappointed that [Netflix] turned this all about sex, drugs, and mayhem. But we have a lot to expose and we have a lot to talk about. I want to truth to come out.”