Carole Baskin’s New Chapter
It’s been a good while since the series aired. After a storm of memes, internet trolling, and crazy online conspiracies, Baskin finds herself once again on TV, this time strutting her stuff on “Dancing with the Stars.” Sady, she still seems to be under the cloud of the notorious documentary. In week two of the beloved dancing reality series, the big cat lover opened up about the terrible impact that “Tiger King” has had on her life.
A Tearful Confession
In the teaser for the episode, Baskin was shown crying saying “I keep it inside,” to her pro dance partner Pasha Pashkov. “That is the absolute worst of this,” she tearfully says. Clearly, the big cat enthusiast has not had an easy time since the release of the film. Throughout the documentary, there is a strong allusion to her being responsible for the disappearance of her husband.
Don Lewis reportedly vanished on Aug. 18, 1997. According to both the report and the film, deputies found his abandoned van at a nearby airport, where he was supposedly about to take off for one of his frequent trips to Costa Rica. Ever since his disappearance has remained a total mystery. Lewis’s ex-wife and family have long suspected that Baskin was involved, but she of course denies all allegations. Baskin has expressed how wrong Netflix got her and that all she wanted to do was take care of animals in danger.
What’s Next for Baskin?
Baskin was eliminated from DWTS after three episodes during which she got alarmingly low scores. She has since been focusing on her big cat shelter and politically supporting Republican party politicians.