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    Doc Antle From "Tiger King" Was In Britney Spears' Iconic 2001 VMAs Performance

    Joe Exotic wishes!

    Chances are you've watched Britney Spears' iconic 2001 "I'm a Slave 4 U" VMAs performance and know the python is named Banana.

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    But there's a big detail about that performance you might not have noticed: Doc Antle from Tiger King was onstage with Britney!

    @heidiwood_ The tiger in the Slave 4 U perfromance was Doc Antles!

    Yes, the guy in the cage with the tiger is indeed Doc Antle!

    Here's a closer look at him:

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    All these years we've been focused on the snake without knowing the tiger would be tied to something huge.

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    I was not expecting Britney Spears to be connected to Tiger King but holy shit! Now all I want is for Britney to share her thoughts on the Netflix series.

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