Granted, we don't know that many "down to earth people" who spend their days roaming around with massive fang-filled, claw-bearing felines who also (possibly) have a trio of animal-print-wearing spouses, but maybe that's just us. They must be single and childless and be “within 20 pounds of their ‘perfect athletic weight or working to get there,’ able to do push-ups, pull-ups and run a 12-minute mile. But Antle pushes back against those allegations, deeming them “absurdity” in the new issue of PEOPLE, which hits newsstands Friday. I couldn’t ask for a better life,” Myrtle Beach Safari’s website reads. I embrace that character and I am not chasing down women.

Rajani Ferrante is also linked to Doc and works as the assistant director, while China York, another rumored girlfriend, whose real name is Michelle, is the director of the Miami branch.

“My wife died 25 years ago in a car crash here in Myrtle Beach. a wildlife preserve in South Myrtle Beach, where he offers up-close encounters with the exotic animals housed there. However, Antle doesn’t dispute the notion that he has led an active dating life since his wife’s passing.

Antle's known girlfriends China York, Moksha Bybee, and Rajani Ferrante (whose real names were Michelle, Meredith, and Renee, respectively, … Ladies’ man! One Doc’s former apprentice’s Barbara Fisher said in the documentary his employees are encouraged to sleep with him to make it to the top. Scroll below for what we know about Doc and his brood of wives. China seems to have joined Doc’s apprenticeship around the same time she became vegetarian in 1999. She is often referred to as “Monkey Mama” because she raises all the baby monkeys and apes. Where the heck are they in that show?”. Frankly, Barbara Fisher spoke out in order to expose Antle's lifestyle. He also emphasizes that the women in his life “are all 40 to 50 years old — they’re not kids.”, Antle believes the series falsely portrays an impression that he only employs women as staff at his sanctuary. In Touch Weekly is part of the A360 Media Entertainment Group.Copyright © A360 Media LLC 2020. Get push notifications with news, features and more. Well, there’s 25 of us here. Tiger King viewers know that not all of the women who were associated with Doc Antle appeared in the docu-series to help promote his lifestyle. Although the ladies' names were apparently changed along the … To apply for a position, candidates have to have a specific set of credentials to be considered.

‘Tiger King’ star Doc Antle has several wives who live with him at Myrtle Beach Safari. When any of my friends asked what I thought his response might be before the release of the documentary, I said 'he will call me crazy and try to minimize my involvement.' She is in charge of managing the Safari’s facilities and is the caregiver to the feline and canine newborns. According to eccentric zookeeper and the main protagonist in the series, Joe Exotic, he thinks Doc has three to four wives, while Joe’s former employee Kelci “Saff” Saffery believes he has nine wives.

... telling the camera he has a "long-time girlfriend … “I’m not married,” Antle says. Dr. Bhagavan "Doc" Antle tells PEOPLE he hasn't been married in years, though he's had many girlfriends. Dr. Bhagavan "Doc" Antle tells PEOPLE he hasn't been married in years, though he's had many girlfriends Additionally, Moksha is considered a professional liger expert. “I certainly have lovely girls that I’ve met in my life who share time and opportunity with me, but they are by no means my wives,” he says. You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. While a concrete number is not confirmed, several of the characters featured in the documentary have an idea of how many ladies Doc provides for. "I am absolutely not married nor have I been since my wife died over 20 years ago now," he told Oxygen. One woman even spoke out against him in the docu-series and has done so again following its release. Twenty years ago I was more of a dashing fellow but even then I was ultra-conservative. RELATED: Tiger King‘s Joe Exotic Speaks Out from Jail and Says He’s ‘Done with the Carole Baskin Saga’. Netflix‘s smash-hit docuseries Tiger King has taken the world by storm, leading to a swarm of publicity for “Joe Exotic,” the self-styled “Tiger King,” as well as Carole Baskin, the rival he plotted to kill. In addition to being the man behind a 50-acre wildlife preserve in South Myrtle Beach called The Institute for Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (or T.I.G.E.R.S. He even had Barbara get a breast augmentation to better fill her role.

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is streaming now on Netflix.

In Tiger King, the women were seen working long hours (and allegedly earning little pay), while also being asked to wear sexy outfits.

She said he often encouraged the women to dress provocatively to lure in customers.

Needless to say, the docu-series left viewers wondering what their lives were really like.

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