Tiger King star Doc Antle began sleeping with an AK-47 after receiving up to 50 death threats a day.
Netflix documentary’s 60-year-long feature alongside private zoo keeper Joe Exotic – who was jailed for 22 years in 2019 after being found guilty of paying a man to kill animal rights activist Carole Baskin – and Doc revealed that he feared the activists would kill him.
He also told The Mirror that he was out with a “pistol in his pocket and another in his glove compartment”.
Terrified: Tiger King’s Doc Antle revealed on Monday that he was sleeping with an AK-47 pistol following various death threats
“My life is threatened every day, one to 50 times,” he said.
“People say they want to kill me, they will catch me. I don’t know where the next fool is going to go.
The trainer of big cats, whose real name is Mahamayavi Bhagavan Antle, continued to share this because of the threats he is now running with a small pistol in his pocket.
Threatened: “My life is threatened every day, one to 50 times,” he revealed this weekend.
“I have a gun in my pocket, another in my glove compartment. I travel like this all the time.
Doc Antle also struck Carole Baskin, an animal rights activist and owner of a rescue zoo.
“The salacious madness she wrote, everything she said I was that bad guy. People think there’s something there.
Doc Antle is the star of the popular Netflix series Tiger King, who saw Joe Exotic sentenced to 22 years in prison for conspiracy to hire a hitman to kill Carole.
Protect yourself: “I have a gun in my pocket, another in my glove compartment. I travel like this all the time ‘
Popular: Tiger King is one of the most popular Netflix documentaries of 2019
And when it comes to President Trump, he thinks Joe has a 50/50 chance of getting out of prison.
“This is kind of crazy land,” he said last month at a press conference at the New York Post.
“I think Joe could potentially get a new trial if he could get a call. It is probably a good thing that he can appeal, so that the facts can be presented more clearly.
“If Joe had the OJ Simpson legal team, he would be walking around today singing Eye of the Tiger. If I were to put money in it, I think it’s 50/50 Joe could get out.
Man of the hour: Tiger King was based around Joe Exotic (photo) – a zoo keeper who was sentenced to 22 years in prison in 2019 for conspiring to hire a hitman to kill animal activist Carole Baskin