Jeff Lowe, one of the stars from the hit Netflix series, Tiger King, was airlifted to the hospital following a stroke, new reports are claiming.
And, according to his girlfriend, the circumstances behind his collapse are suspicious.
Here's the full story...
Now, the Netflix docuseries, Tiger King has completely taken over the world since its release last year.
via: NetflixThe 7-part series, which is based here in the United States, retells the story of a war between a very flamboyant tiger owner named Joe Exotic and his enemy, a Florida-based animal activist named Carole Baskin.
But it isn't just about the tigers and lions...
It is mostly about the scandalous lives of these people in America's big cat community... And we cannot get enough.
There has been a lot of drama over the years...
And Joe Exotic seemed to really have it in for Carole Baskin, with footage showing him repeatedly wishing death upon her and describing how he would like to kill her.
Who knew there was such a large cult of exotic animal hoarders in the US?
via: NetflixAnd who knew there was so much rivalry and hate?
But people seem to be forgetting that this is based on real-life...
via: NetflixAnd when Joe's life gradually began to spiral out of control, he landed himself into some deep trouble.
Joe's life, including his 3-way marriage, began to fall apart as the years went on...
via: NetflixAnd he quickly fell into a downward spiral - causing his obsession with Carole and her husband to grow even bigger.
And last year, things took a turn for the worst.
via: NetflixJoe was sentenced to twenty-two years in prison for attempting to have Carole murdered. He hired a hitman to take Carole out whilst she was biking down a deserted bike path, but the FBI became involved and they thankfully managed to put a stop to this dangerous plan.
Many viewers believe that Joe belongs in prison after his alarming behavior...
via: IMDBAnd of course, the internet is now a Tiger King minefield.
The memes have been flooding in...And even though this is poking fun at real-life events, we cannot get enough during our COVID-19 lockdown. You can read the full list of all the best Tiger King memes at the end...
But the scandal doesn't end there.
IMDBA theory has been circulating on the internet about Carole Baskin's first husband, who mysteriously vanished (or was murdered and fed to the tigers...) over twenty-years-ago.
They think her husband is...
IMDBHigh-key conman and Las Vegas lothario Jeff Lowe, who is one of the men who not only worked alongside Joe Exotic but who also helped the authorities put him behind bars.
The theory was shared to Facebook...
One fan of the show wrote: "Jeff is Carole’s abusive first husband who she paid off to go take Joe down. She rented a mansion and that caw to draw him in." "Jeff and (James Garretson) even admit they directed Joe to kill Carole. When Joe didn’t do it, they needed him to pay, he didn’t. So Jeff sent his friend and he ‘chickened out’ on purpose."
Hear me out: Carol’s 1st husband is “Jeff Lowe” -con artist. He & Allan kill Don. Carol pays them money she inherit… https://t.co/ECtUi1z6Ba— Haley Herzog (@Haley Herzog)1586052625.0
"Carole then paid them all off. All the convicts around him, except (Kelci Saffery) and (John Reinke). Too bad I wasn't the police investigator, I would of definitely caught this bull****.
"Jeff even told the cops about the Tiger skulls, because they didn't have enough to keep him otherwise on the bogs 'killing plot'."
Do you believe it?
Jeff Lowe is Carole Baskins first husband, Michael Murdock. Change my mind. #TigerKing https://t.co/nKBtsihi6j— Matt Horner (@Matt Horner)1585967740.0
But Jeff decided enough was enough...
And he decided to address the rumors himself back.
Jeff took to Reddit to address the allegations that he was Carole's husband...
via: IMDBA fan questioned Lowe on his thoughts on the theory, asking: "There's a conspiracy all over the internet this week that you were Carole Baskins' first husband. Have you seen the picture comparison and what's your take on this? She doesn't seem like your type!"
He gave the most grotesque response.Because, of course, he did. He replied: "You're a brilliant man and she is not my type. If I was stuck on a deserted island with her, I would f*** a coconut. I've seen the side by side pictures. It looks more like John and Joe's love child." Ouch.
However, today, there has been a grave update in the life of Jeff Lowe.
The Tiger King star is attempting to recover from a stroke that left him unresponsive in an Oklahoma casino, TMZ reported.
His wife believes that someone slipped something into his drink, the outlet reported.
She explained that Jeff wasn't breathing when she found him on March 18th at around 3 am at WinStar World Casino where they were staying.
She quickly called 911, but recalled, "I thought he was dying in my arms."
She said that in the hours before the stroke, a "strange guy" had approached them, claiming that he knew them and even knew their favorite drink orders.
Lauren says they have no clue who he was, but he lingered when a crowd of Tiger King fans gathered to take selfies with them.
Lauren explained that when EMTs arrived they determined Jeff was suffering a stroke - and decided he had to be airlifted to a hospital in Denton, Texas.
Jeff is now back at home recovering, after spending 3 days in the hospital, though Lauren says he's still having difficulties with speech and coordination.
Make sure to stay posted for further updates.