Carole Baskin sues Netflix over Tiger King 2

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Carole Baskin is suing Netflix for allegedly using unauthorised footage of her in the Tiger King sequel.

The streaming service announced in September that a follow up to the documentary that captivated people worldwide would be released in November.

The original series followed Joe Exotic, a big cat enthusiast and zookeeper who is currently serving time in prison for attempted murder.

The trailer for the upcoming sequel features Carole, an animal rights activist that Joe Exotic tried to have killed.

According to People, Carole and her husband Howard filed papers stating that they did not want to participate in Tiger King 2 but footage taken from the first series used in the trailer "prominently depicts Baskin as a central element of the sequel".

In a statement to the publication on Monday, Howard wrote that they are suing Netflix and Royal Goode Productions because they "do not have the right to use any video or audio taken of us during their filming for Tiger King, Murder, Mayhem and Madness."

Variety reports that the lawsuit states: "By utilising the film footage of the Baskins and Big Cat Rescue secured by Royal Goode Productions under the Appearance Releases in 'sizzle reels' and promotional trailers for the sequel entitled Tiger King 2, the Defendants are in breach of the terms of the Appearance Releases."

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