The convicted felon hopes he and his fourth husband can ‘each transfer on with their lives and divorce briefly and amicably.’
Regardless of Joe Unique nonetheless being in jail and nonetheless being married, the superstar of Netflix’ documentary Tiger King is able to search for a brand new love. The 59-year-old convicted felon filed for divorce from his husband of 4 years, Dillon Passage, on Thursday (March 21), in line with TMZ. In paperwork acquired the opening, Joe stated the wedding is “irretrievably damaged.”
The couple were estranged for nearly a 12 months, as Dillon took to his Instagram in March 2021 to expose he was once within the technique of divorcing Joe. Alternatively, Joe’s felony group stated Dillon by no means adopted via at the danger. Dillon has moved on and is relationship anyone new, whilst Joe is making an attempt to search out some other love fit as smartly, in step with the inside track supply.
Whilst the Tiger King is out at the prowl (from jail), he needs to assemble alimony within the type of a lump sum, in line with the courtroom papers. He’s additionally gearing as much as drop Dillon’s final identify and revert again to Joseph Allen Maldonado. His lawyer says Joe hopes that he and Dillon “can each transfer on with their lives and divorce briefly and amicably.”
Dillon is Joe’s fourth husband after the past due Brian Rhyne, the past due Travis Maldonado, and ex John Finlay — who was once additionally featured prominently within the Netflix docuseries. Within the Instagram put up final 12 months saying an drawing close divorce, Dillon wrote, “This wasn’t a very easy choice to make however Joe and I each needless to say this case isn’t honest to both folks. It’s one thing that neither folks have been anticipating however we’re going to take it day-to-day.” He additionally detailed how he first met Joe in November of 2017 “throughout a troublesome time” in his existence and the pair were given married a month later.
In September of 2018, Joe was once arrested for making an attempt to rent an undercover FBI agent to homicide his nemesis, Carole Baskin. In Jan. 2020, Joe was once discovered responsible on two counts for his murder-for-hire plot in opposition to Carole, 8 counts of violating the Lacey Act by means of falsifying natural world data, and 9 counts of violating the Endangered Species Act by means of killing 5 tigers and promoting tigers throughout state strains. He was once initially sentenced to 22 to 27 years in jail, however was once re-sentenced in July 2021, the place a courtroom decreased the judgement by means of three hundred and sixty five days.