In Netflix's Tiger King documentary, Carole Baskin, the owner of Big Cat Rescue in Florida, laughed whenever she was asked 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.
"Lies in Netflix Tiger King regarding disappearance of Don Lewis," the post's title read.
"When the directors of the Netflix documentary 'Tiger King' came to us five years ago they said they wanted to make the big cat version of 'Blackfish' (the documentary that exposed abuse at SeaWorld) that would expose the misery caused by the rampant breeding of big cat cubs for cub petting exploitation and the awful life the cats lead in roadside zoos and back yards if they survive."
"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."
Baskin denies the rumors that she killed her husband and fed him to her tigers.