Tiger King‘s Joe Unique remains to be a married man, though he is at present serving a 22-year jail sentence for his function within the murder-for-hire plot towards nemesis Carole Baskin.
The Netflix documentary introduces Unique’s fourth husband Dillon Passage and covers their eventual separation as a consequence of Unique’s conviction. It was unsure by the documentary’s finish whether or not the pair, who tied the knot in December 2017, had been nonetheless married as we speak, however Passage cleared issues up throughout a name to Sirius XM ‘s Andy Cohen Dwell.
“We’re,” the 24-year-old tells Andy Cohen when requested if he and Unique are nonetheless married.
He additionally shared particulars on how he and Unique met, in addition to information that his husband is at present in isolation as a consequence of COVID-19.
“I met him a couple of months after [Exotic’s third husband] Travis [Maldonado] handed away,” Passage stated. “So we first began chatting on Grindr in Oklahoma.”
“The primary time we truly met on [Tiger King], it was prefer it was our first date, however we had truly met the night time earlier than,” he continued. “Me and my cousin went right down to the safari bar, which was a bit of restaurant bar he had about half a mile away from the zoo, and he sang to me — he did karaoke that night time.”
“He was simply tremendous candy to me and he got here off as real and , right down to earth man. He is very charismatic,” Passage stated.
He stated the pair obtained married about two weeks after assembly. Passage admitted he was scuffling with drug dependancy points when he met the polyamorous Unique. Unique was beforehand in a relationship and symbolic group marriage with Maldonado (who died in October 2017) and John Finlay, who each additionally admitted to having dependancy points within the documentary.
Passage stated he stays trustworthy, and shared an replace about how his husband is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic in jail.
“We communicate three to 5 instances daily,” Passage revealed. “However since he is been moved to this new facility, they’re placing him in COVID-19 isolation due to the earlier jail that he was in there have been circumstances. So I’ve but to talk to him since he is been moved.”
Unique was just lately transferred from Oklahoma to FMC Fort Price in Texas, EW has confirmed.
Some topics from the documentary have slammed the ultimate product together with Baskin who referred to as it it “salacious and sensational,” however Passage has a distinct opinion.
“The producers, they put the story collectively very, very nicely, I feel,” he stated. “They stayed true to all the storyline. And I even realized lots of issues I did not learn about Carole and Joe’s feud, cuz I attempt to keep out of his enterprise. It wasn’t my place, you realize, I wasn’t essentially concerned.”
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