The famous Netflix series star Joe Exotic is making heads turn with news about a fling with JC Hartpence.
Yes, it’s a tale that has plenty of people in shock and utterly confused. Meanwhile, for those who may not be aware, this man is more than meets the eye. Renowned for his role in the Netflix documentary series, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, his story is truly unique. But wait, there is more.
Once married to a pedophile, Exotic has people in a dilemma in terms of his countless relationships with men. Today, his ex-husband JC Hartpence is in jail, serving the consequences of his actions. But how come no one talks about it?
A romantic relationship with JC Hartpence
Joe Schreibvogel is getting plenty of attention when a recent news agency confirmed some pretty racy news.
According to sources, Exotic entering into a pretty serious romantic relationship.Jeffrey Charles or JC Hartpence isn’t someone you hear about a lot, especially with Exotic’s name attached.
Exotic got together with his partner, as he was still in the grieving phase with his previous husband, the famous Brian Rhyne. Rhyne passed away sadly due to complications from HIV in 2001. However, Exotic decided to end things with JC Hartpence when the latter put a gun towards his head. It was all during a shocking drunken rage.
JC Hartpence and his indecent behavior
Just a few years after their romantic relationship ended, Hartpence went to jail. Moreover, he received charges for indecent behavior with children, giving him the infamous tag of a pedophile. Reports confirmed how Hartpence took part in sexual behavior with a very young child, aged 14.
Today, he is still behind bars, serving a very long jail sentence. At the Kansas prison, Hartpence who is 43, will continue life behind bars for his first-degree murder charges. Moreover, he was found guilty of murdering Curtis Shelton. Police found Shelton dead at his residence in 2014.
There were multiple gunshot wounds over his body. And after a series of investigation efforts by the police and FBI, the verdict found him guilty. However, he will be eligible for parole in 2034.
Exotic and his 5 husbands
For those who may not be aware, Exotic had a total of 5 husbands.
Other than that, you can’t forget the famous polyamorous wedding to his partners Travis Maldonado as well as John Finlay.You can find plenty of shocking details relating to the real-life event in the documentary itself. And it’s safe to say that it kept viewers glued to their screens.
Here, Finlay opens up about his life alongside Exotic. At the same time, he also goes on to explain how he left the famous 3-way marriage after making his fellow colleague at the zoo pregnant.
However, Maldonado stayed by Exotic’s side till his shocking death in 2017. And that’s when Maldonado committed accidental suicide by shooting himself by mistake. Now that’s what you call controversy of the greatest kind.
Exotic’s lengthy prison sentence
In 2017, Exotic received fame for marrying his 5th husband named Dillon Passage.
And that was right before he left his zoo life together.Meanwhile, the couple continued to receive fame as a pair, despite his 2018 arrest. They are still together, despite the fact that Exotic is serving his length sentence in prison.
Reports confirmed how Joe Exotic was slapped with charges for hiring and then paying a hitman. His main target was Carole Baskin. At the same time, the jury also found him guilty for shooting tigers, just so he could get more space in his zoo. The heartbreaking news really sent many people in shock.
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