Opinion: Can we stop giving Tiger King's Joe Exotic so much attention?

According to Variety, the new CBS miniseries is based on an article published in Texas Monthly called Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild by Leif Registad. Gallery: The best documentaries to watch after Tiger King (Red UK) ‘He’ll be loving all of this,’ a number of Exotic’s former employees told aftershow host Joel McHale following the immense reaction to the series. In fact, when Joe himself was interviewed in prison by Netflix after the show's release, he said, ‘It would be nice if I could actually see me being famous out there but I’ve seen these same four walls for a year and a half now.’ Now, he’s even using his public profile to drum up support for overturning his murder-for-hire and animal abuse convictions.