Where is Eric Love Now?


Season 2 of Netflix’s runaway hit ‘Tiger King’ is now streaming, and the five-part installment has picked up the place the primary season left off. The present visits Joe Exotic, now in federal jail for a murder-for-hire plot and different animal cruelty fees. While Joe talks about wanting to observe the present that took the world by storm, we’re launched to a brand new character in Joe’s nook, Eric Love. As the top of the authorized group referred to as ‘Team Tiger,’ Eric is a staunch Joe Exotic supporter and labored in direction of getting Joe a presidential pardon. So, should you’re curious to know extra about Eric, right here’s what we all know!

Who is Eric Love?

Eric Love is a local of Euless, Texas. A millionaire, philanthropist, and a self-proclaimed non-public investigator, he additionally labored as a police officer prior to now. Like the remainder of the world, Eric discovered about Joe Exotic by the primary season of ‘Tiger King.’ At the time, his spouse made him watch it, and his response was to get Joe out of jail. Eric has by no means met the eccentric former proprietor of GW Zoo however has however believed that Joe was arrange.

Eric wrote a letter to Joe after the present, telling him, “I can assemble a team of attorneys, and I think I have a great shot of getting you out of prison on a presidential pardon.” He quickly moved ahead with the plan, assembling a staff of legal professionals to work on the pardon. Team Tiger then compiled a 200+ web page doc to be delivered to the White House. Eric added, “This will prove that Joe is innocent. When you think about precious cargo, it’s beyond precious. Because this is someone’s life, this is somebody’s entire life. This is their freedom. This is it.” In September 2020, the staff went to Washington DC to ship the doc.

By January 2021, Eric and his staff had been assured that Joe would obtain a pardon from then-President Donald Trump. Around the time of the capitol riot, the staff was there to point out support to Trump, and a few weeks later had every thing prepared for what they thought could be Joe’s imminent launch. Eric said, “Joe’s biggest thing is he can’t wait to get out, as you can imagine, and he doesn’t want anyone to see him until his hair is done. So, the most important person tomorrow is the hair and makeup and wardrobe.”

Where is Eric Love Now?

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Despite the fervent assist, Joe didn’t obtain the presidential pardon. Eric had a limousine ready exterior the jail in Texas in case the pardon got here by. However, that was to not be. He even had a psychological well being skilled on standby and had deliberate to whisk Joe away to a distant location if he had been launched. As for different aspects of Eric’s life, he lives in Bedford, Texas, along with his spouse, Lisa, and their pet canine. The couple married in June 2013. From what we are able to inform, he has a son and a daughter. Eric and Lisa have additionally run a non-profit group named Love Love.

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