Joe Exotic, Prison Fiance John Graham Is Breaking Up

Joe Exotic is no longer engaged, but he may not be single either.

The ‘Tiger King’ star was dumped by his prison fiancée, John Graham – and now rumors are circulating that he’s reunited with estranged husband Dillon Passage.

Exotic’s divorce attorney, Autumn Blackledge, told TMZ on Thursday that John Graham, who met the breakthrough Netflix personality in a Texas federal prison, ended his relationship with her client after he was released in March.

Graham was incarcerated for burglary and weapons possession and was sentenced to more than 12 years behind bars, according to court documents.

Exotic, for his part, is serving a 21-year sentence in an attempted assassination attempt involving co-star “Tiger King” and animal welfare activist Carole Baskin.

John Graham poses in prison.
Exotic was engaged to fellow inmate John Graham.

TMZ reported that Exotic “will continue to have a close relationship with John’s son and some members of his family” and that he has “only nice things to say about his ex.”

That said, the reality star recently had a “very special man” back in his life, according to the report.

While Blackledge didn’t share who is seeing Exotic again, the report insinuated it could be Passage.

Joe Exotic's mug shot.
Exotic had a “very special man” back in his life.

The estranged couple said their “I dos” in Davis, Okla., on Dec. 11, 2017, just two months after Exotic’s first husband, Travis Maldonado, died in a self-inflicted, accidental shooting.

In March 2021, Passage, 24, wrote on Instagram that he and Exotic broke up after a year of estrangement.

“This was not an easy decision to make, but Joe and I both understand that this situation is not fair for both of us,” he wrote at the time.

Joe Exotic and Dillon Passage laugh together.
Exotic and second husband Dillon Passage are in the midst of a divorce.

The couple recently made headlines for dodging the signing of their divorce papers.

Although TMZ suggested that Exotic and Passage give their relationship another try, the latter continued to post on Instagram about his boyfriend, John Devarti.

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