The coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing and legislators are recommending and even mandating citizens wear masks. So it’s a smart and selfless move to protect yourself and others. Carole Baskin knows this and made two perfect cloth masks for you to absolutely rock on your next grocery store visit.
Carole Baskin rose to international fame for her portrayal on Netflix’s massively-successful true crime docu-series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness. She runs Big Cat Rescue which is an animal sanctuary for big cats in South Florida. Much of the documentary focused on Joe Exotic’s hatred of Carole Baskin.
Exotic often alleged she murdered her first husband and fed him to the tigers. Exotic’s hatred for Baskin grew so strong that it eventually led to him being charged with soliciting the murder of her. He’s currently serving a 22-year sentence for the murder for hire plot, amongst other things.
Down in Florida, things aren’t going too well for Carole Baskin and Big Cat Rescue either. The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically cut into the revenue being generated by the facility. They’re currently closed down and the website says it’s costing quite a bit of money.
Even though we made the tough choices to ensure our cats’ futures, we face an immediate crisis now. In order to keep doing the important work we do, without depleting our savings, we count on your donations more than ever. Just the tour revenue we are losing right now is running about $160,000 a month and that doesn’t count all of the gift shop revenue and the added cost of keeping our staff employed and our volunteers housed and fed.
Well, one way you can give to Big Cat Rescue is by purchasing one of these purr-fect masks. The masks come in two different prints. One is all black with Baskin’s catchphrase “Hey all you cool cats and kittens” emblazoned on the front. The other is a stunning leopard print with the same text. They are both $11.
You can see Carole Baskin rocking both of the masks in the post below.
If you have never heard of Tiger King or Carole Baskin, then you’ve certainly missed out on a lot. The show centers on an incarcerated former zoo operator and self-professed most prolific tiger breeder in the U.S. That’s Joe Exotic. It’s filled with twists and turns from start to finish.
Along this journey, we found out that Joe Exotic’s music wasn’t actually his, and we’ve seen those songs covered by everyone from Trivium‘s Matt Heafy to the Offspring. We learned he asked for Marilyn Manson‘s endorsement when he ran for public office. Tiger King ruined other shows for twenty one pilots‘ Tyler Joseph and unfortunately, led to a brief roast of Mötley Crüe‘s Vince Neil by Joel McHale.
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