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‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic orders custom $11,500 tuxedos for prison wedding

The star of Netflix’s hit show “Tiger King” isn’t letting being behind bars get in the way of his wedding planning.

Joe Exotic snapped up custom $11,500 all-white tuxedos for himself and fiancé John Graham ahead of their prison nuptials, TMZ reports.

The former zookeeper — who is currently serving a 22-year sentence for plotting to kill his arch-nemesis Carole Baskin — is making sure the pair will look as dapper as possible on their special day later this year.

Exotic, 59, enlisted the services of Los Angeles-based designer Odain Watson of Otaingerous to create the unconventional wedding outfits.

The self-described “gay, gun-toting cowboy with a mullet” previously worked with the designer back in 2020 releasing his own line of clothing and accessories. Per TMZ, the pricy white suits will be made in Italy.

Exotic’s tux will feature a custom silk lining with a pink tiger print and a white cowboy hat, while Graham will be donning a more traditional look.

Joe Exotic mugshot.
Exotic is currently serving a 22-year sentence for plotting to kill his arch-nemesis Carole Baskin.
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The pair’s actual wedding day is not set in stone just yet, but will not be taking place in the next four to six weeks while the tuxes are being made.

Exotic met Graham met in February of last year when they were both behind bars in Fort Worth, Texas.

Last month, Exotic — whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage — filed for divorce from his 25-year-old husband Dillon Passage, who was featured in the Netflix show.

Exotic can’t marry Graham until his divorce from Passage is finalized. This will be his sixth time tying the knot.

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