In Netflix's Tiger King documentary, Carole Baskin, the owner of Big Cat Rescue in Florida, viewers were astounded by the news that her husband had disappeared and that she allegedly fed him to the tigers.
At the time, Baskin's brother worked for the Sheriff's department and was supposedly with her the night that Don Lewis went missing. But the investigation into his disappearance was flawed and now authorities are asking people to come forward with any information.
"Since @netflix and #Covid19 #Quarantine has made #TigerKing all the rage, I figured it was a good time to ask for new leads. #CaroleBaskin #DonLewis" Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister tweeted Monday morning.
On the show, Baskin laughed whenever she was questioned about allegedly feeding her second husband to the tigers -- but now she's blasting Netflix for telling lies in the docu-series.
She responded to the backlash with a lengthy post on her company's website.
"There are not words for how disappointing it is to see that the docuseries not only does not do any of that, but has had the sole goal of being as salacious and sensational as possible to draw viewers," she continued. "As part of that, it has a segment devoted to suggesting, with lies and innuendos from people who are not credible, that I had a role in the disappearance of my husband Don 21 years ago."
"The series presents this without any regard for the truth or in most cases even giving me an opportunity before publication to rebut the absurd claims," she added. "They did not care about truth. The unsavory lies are better for getting viewers."