'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic delaying cancer treatment for resentencing

L'ex guardiano dello zoo dell'Oklahoma, il cui vero nome è Joseph Maldonado-Passage e viene indicato come Joseph Maldonado nel deposito del mercoledì, announced last month that he has prostate cancer.

He was transferred weeks later from a federal medical center in Fort Worth, Texas, to a federal medical center in Butner, Carolina del Nord.

Federal officials have said Maldonado-Passage will need up to eight weeks of radiation treatments and would be unable to travel during the treatments.

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Joe Exotic in ‘Tiger King 2.’

Joe Exotic in ‘Tiger King 2.’ (Netflix © 2021)

The motion said Maldonado-Passage was told by his physicians that his condition can currently be safely monitored.

Postponing radiation treatment until after resentencing would not be detrimental to his health as it is unlikely to affect his prognosis or outcome,” according to the document.

Given the declination of radiation and the ability to postpone it pursuant to his own doctors, Sig. Maldonado does not want his resentencing hearing postponed any longer,” and asks for a sentencing date between Jan. 20 and Jan. 31.

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Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic were breakout stars from the original ‘Tiger King’ Netflix series.

Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic were breakout stars from the original ‘Tiger King’ Netflix series. (Netflix)

“Inoltre, if Mr. Maldonado is released within the next 6-18 mesi, more advanced options are available to him,” gli stati di deposito.

Maldonado-Passage, who was prominently featured in the Netflix documentary “Tiger King: Omicidio, Caos e follia,” was convicted of trying to hire two different men to kill Florida animal rights activist Carole Baskin and violating federal wildlife laws.

The ‘Tiger King’ star was sentenced to 22 years in prison in 2020.

The ‘Tiger King’ star was sentenced to 22 years in prison in 2020. (Netflix/Tiger King)

È stato condannato a 22 anni di prigione, but a federal appeals court ruled in July that he should get a shorter prison sentence because the trial court wrongly treated the two convictions separately in calculating his prison term under sentencing guidelines.

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