Tiger King’s Joe Exotic has revealed that he is battling prostate cancer. 

The 58-year-old is pleading to be released from prison to get “proper medical care”.

“John Phillips has received my medical records from FMC Fort Worth and my PSA count came back very high for prostate cancer,” he tweeted.

“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 are out of control, I throw up more than I eat.”


He added, “I don’t want anyone’s pity, what I need is when John Phillips gets the evidence he is working on, I need the world to help him get President Biden, VP Harris and the Attorney General to listen to the evidence.

“And see that it’s not just city cops out of control with corruption, but his very own Department of Justice and make this right and sign that pardon that Trump left behind so I can go home and get proper medical care and proper food.

“Thank you for all the love and support from all over the world. I love you all. Wish me luck…#JusticeForJoeExotic.”

The former zoo operator also revealed that the movie about him starring Nicolas Cage has been cancelled.


“My LA attorney says the movie about me starring Nicolas Cage has been cancelled. While he is a talented actor and may have done a decent job playing me, I will not get excited about anyone playing Joe Exotic except ME, Joe Exotic Tiger King, and I will tell my own damn story,” he tweeted.

Joe Exotic is currently in prison after being found guilty in 2019 for a murder-for-hire plot against his rival, Carole Baskin.

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