He is asking for a compassionate release from prison.
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“Tiger King” star Joe Exotic says he has been diagnosed with an “aggressive” prostate cancer.
In a tweet, Exotic wrote doctors called him Wednesday to break the news about his biopsy results.
USA Today says Exotic’s attorney John M. Phillips confirmed the news in a statement and gave the news organization a 45-second recording of Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage.
“They diagnosed me last Wednesday with a very aggressive prostate cancer,” Exotic says in the recording, also adding he doesn’t know what stage of cancer he has, according to USA Today.
“It is with a sad face that I have to tell you the doctors called me in today to break the news that my prostate biopsy came back with an aggressive cancer. I am still waiting on the results from other test (sic) as well,” CNNreports he wrote …