Tiger King Quotes From the Craziest Trend of 2022
August 10, 2022 7:16 AM EST
If 2020 wasn’t weird enough for you, Netflix introduced a series to top it all.
Here are some Tiger King quotes to give you a taste.
In the spring of 2020, Netflix released the mini-series Tiger King.
The series is kind of like an onion.
The more layers you peel back, the more there are.
Not only that, it just gets odder and odder as it goes.
It follows the stories of big cat conservationists and animal collectors.
The stories wrap around drugs, prison, and murder accusations.
It’s not just about the animals, or hardly at all, as you’ll see from these Tiger King quotes.
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Tiger King Quotes by Joe Exotic
1. “Does it feel good to stand on my stage with 500-pound tigers and everybody envy you? Absolutely.” – Joe Exotic
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2. “I’d shoot you before I shoot my cat.” – Joe Exotic
3. “If somebody thinks they’re gonna come in here and take my animals away, it’s gonna be a small Waco.” – Joe Exotic
4. “I’ve been on the cover of Hollywood Magazine twice.” – Joe Exotic
5. “I saw a tiger, and the tiger saw a man.” – Joe Exotic
6. “She’ll never get a million dollars out of me. I don’t own anything.” – Joe Exotic
7. “Before you bring me down, it is my belief that you will stop breathing.” – Joe Exotic
8. “That lady profits over $1.5m, suckin’ on your heartstrings about shit on the internet that ain’t even true.” – Joe Exotic
9. “There is a very emotional connection between me and these cats. Extreme.” – Joe Exotic
10. “Ladies and gentlemen, before you hear it on the news I’m gonna tell you myself. Just about an hour ago we had an incident where one of the employees stuck their arm through the cage and the tiger tore his arm off… I can give you your money back or I can give you a rain check…” – Joe Exotic
11. “I can assure you’re going to get closer to tigers and lions here than you would anywhere in the world. Matter of fact, you’re gonna get so close I can almost promise you some of you will be urinated on.” – Joe Exotic
12. “This is the thing you don’t want when you have tigers, folks. It’s a real-life tornado, and there ain’t nothin’ you can do besides protecting yourself.” – Joe Exotic
13. “I am never gonna financially recover from this.” – Joe Exotic
14. “We say no to drugs because drugs make your teeth fall out and you get really ugly and don’t have any friends.” – Joe Exotic
15. “This is my little town. I’m the mayor, the prosecutor, the cop, and the executioner.” – Joe Exotic
16. “I went to work every day prepared to die in a tiger cage. Dying doesn’t scare me. At all.” – Joe Exotic
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Tiger King Quotes by Carole Baskin
17. “You can see how they go from being so sweet to tearing your face off, just like that, and it’s amazing to have that range.” – Carole Baskin
18. “Hey, all you cool cats and kittens.” – Carole Baskin
19. “I deal with my stress the same way cats do.” – Carole Baskin
20. “I live, eat, and breathe ending the captivity of wild cats.” – Carole Baskin
21. “My email says, ‘Judge me by the enemies I have made.’ So I really appreciate the fact that none of these people like me.” – Carole Baskin
22. “We’re going to have to change the laws if we’re going to solve this problem.” – Carole Baskin
23. “We’ve had whistleblowers come up to us and say they’ve heard a gunshot in the middle of the night and the next day there’s no cat. But they don’t know where the cat went. And I think these people are smart enough to only use their very closest circle of people that they’ve got good dirt on that they would use to dispose of a body because it takes a few people to lift a big cat. . . unless you part it out right there.” – Carole Baskin
24. “One day I went out to open up the mailbox and it just exploded with snakes.” – Carole Baskin
25. “I posted online 28 different places that are all part of this whole, what I call ‘the bad guy network,’ of people that are breeding cubs and selling cubs.” – Carole Baskin
Which of these Tiger King quotes is your favorite?
It may seem unreal that America was swept away and so wrapped up in this absurd story.
But Tiger King was released at the end of March, which was the perfect time as many people were at home under lockdown.
With schools, work locations, and just about everything else closed down, people found connection through this show.
They used it to pass their time and then laughed and theorized about it together online.
If you missed out on the craze, these Tiger King quotes give you a slight glimpse of what it was all about.
They might make you glad you didn’t watch or they might make you curious to watch now to see all that you missed.
Did you enjoy these Tiger King quotes and lines?
Which of the quotes is your favorite?
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