Tiger King star Carole Baskin is being sued for defamation by one among her former assistants.
The lawsuit additionally sees the household of Don Lewis, Baskin’s late husband, in search of extra details about the millionaire’s disappearance.
Baskin is being sued for posting a video on her YouTube channel earlier this month implicating Anne McQueen, the previous assistant in query, in Lewis’ disappearance.
The go well with stated: “Regardless of contentions on the contrary, the reality has by no means been explored in any court docket and there’s a good religion foundation to imagine the reality will open up many viable cures.”
The lawsuit is now additionally in search of a “pure invoice of discovery,” which permits info in a case to be gathered by these concerned earlier than any events file a civil criticism.
The pure invoice of discovery “shall be helpful to determine potential defendants and theories of legal responsibility and to acquire info essential for assembly a situation precedent to submitting go well with,” the lawsuit stated.
Addressing rumours first established on Tiger King that Carole Baskin was concerned within the loss of life of Don Lewis, the large cat activist stated in an email to The Associated Press final week: “I didn’t kill him or have him killed, so there’s no manner I’d affiliate shedding him with that phrase or idea.
“Any Tiger King reference to killing or homicide is strictly based mostly on the truth that so many animal abusers have tried unsuccessfully to kill me both by rallying their minions or hiring hitmen.”