Joe Exotic’s ex-ex, John Finlay, detailed the discovery of a “deep love” with a woman and his marriage to his “soul mate” wife Stormey.
The 37-year-old rose to fame on Netflix’s Tiger King in 2020 where he married Exotic, 58, real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, and the late Travis Maldonado in a three-way ceremony in 2014.
Reflecting on his past marriage and now finding love with his “rock” wife Stormey, 32, John claimed his marriage to Exotic was “wrong” and his new relationship had a “totally different feeling”.
Sweet: Joe Exotic’s ex John Finlay detailed the discovery of a “deep love” with a woman and his marriage to his “soul mate” wife, Stormey (pictured in 2020)
John and Stormey live on a farm in Oklahoma after meeting on a dating app in April 2019 with the married couple, proud owners of a domestic cat.
Speaking to the sun, he said, “My wedding was the happiest day of my life. He continued to be delayed due to the pandemic, so at the end we said “fuck him” and went to the courthouse. I didn’t want cameras there because it was just for us.
“I have never felt this for anyone before. I had no idea what it was like to marry your rocker, your soul mate, the person you spend every minute of the day with. Stormey completes me and we are deeply in love.
He added that he had told Stormey “all” about her past and admitted that he was “nervous” that she would “run away screaming”.
Long ago: The 37-year-old rose to fame on Netflix’s Tiger King in 2020 where he married now-imprisoned Exotic, 58, real name Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, and the late Travis Maldonado during of a three-party ceremony in 2014 (on the photo)
John went on to criticize his last threesome with Exotic and the late Travis in 2014, saying it was a “fake” and a “publicity stunt”. He previously alleged that he was “never legally married” to the duo.
He added to the post: “My fake marriage didn’t feel right at all. It’s a whole different feeling. The fake was basically a publicity stunt so Joe could get his own reality show. This one was the real thing.
During the unfortunate ceremony, Exotic, John and Travis, who tragically died from a self-inflicted gunshot in October 2017, were all dressed in hot pink dress shirts with black bodices and slacks.
John then left the zoo and Exotic after making a colleague pregnant, they then took in their child and spent three years together.
Elsewhere in the new interview, John, who had previously struggled with a methamphetamine addiction, said he was now “happier” and “healthier” after quitting the drugs. He revealed last year that he had been sober for six years.
Reflection: Reflecting on his past marriage and now finding love with his ‘rock’ wife Stormey, 32, John claimed his marriage to Exotic was ‘wrong’ and his new relationship had a ‘totally different feeling’ (pictured from 2020)
The 37-year-old said he is now looking to remove the tattoos that document his past relationship and marriage to Exotic, although he “doesn’t have the money” to undergo the $ 125 procedure. time.
John was able to cover a previous ink that said “Private Property of Joe Exotic” with a bull’s head.
Exotic was convicted of 17 federal animal abuse charges and two counts of attempted murder for pay in his plot to kill the nemesis and Big Cat Rescue owner Carole Baskin in 2019 – and sentenced to 22 years in prison . He is currently trying to push for a presidential pardon, this time from Joe Biden.
It was only recently that he congratulated his husband Dillon Passage, 26, whom he married in 2017, for “supporting him” (despite claims that Dillon had filed for divorce) as well as “millions from fans around the world who have kept my name alive in the name of justice ”.
John admitted that Exotic didn’t try to ‘contact him’ and that everyone just had to ‘live their own life’.
Netflix hit: The Tiger King star, 58, has been convicted of 17 federal animal abuse charges and two counts of attempted murder for pay in his plot to kill Nemesis and Big Cat Rescue owner Carole Baskin in 2019 – and sentenced to 22 years in prison. prison (pictured in the show)
An April 2020, John left fans in shock in a bonus episode of Netflix’s hit documentary Tiger King.
In the show’s special episode, the show’s stars were interviewed about their lives from the documentary, which depicted the wildlife of big cat owners in the United States.
The show’s incarcerated antagonist’s ex-wife put on an incredible makeover, as he showed off his new dentures – after losing her teeth in the tragic spurts of meth addiction and also giving up his torso look naked.
The episode hosted by Joel McHale saw stars chatting with stars of the Life After Tiger King series after the documentary became a surprise hit.
Married: Only recently, Exotic praised her husband Dillon, 26, whom he married in 2017 for “standing by his side” (despite claims that Dillon had filed for divorce)
Joel marveled at John’s transformation, after the former drug addict complained about his portrayal on the show. He said he was made to look like a “drugged hillbilly”.
He proudly revealed in the episode that he had been sober for six years and showed off his new teeth and long beard.
Speaking of changing his life, John said after the show, “I had a lot of repressed negative thoughts and a bad aura about myself. I just stopped thinking about the past and the negative things that happened to me …
“It’s time to really think about the kids and my future and stuff and use this stuff for something good not just to be,” Hey, I have personal gain now. It’s all about me. It’s not all about me. It also concerns others.
Wow! John left fans in shock in the bonus episode of Netflix’s hit documentary Tiger King last year as he showed off his new look (left and front, right)