Joe Exotic's legal team expect a pardon from President Donald Trump 'very soon' and are ready to pick him up in a limo from a Fort Worth prison to immediately get his hair done before seeing his husband Dillon Passage.
Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, has served roughly two years of a 22-year sentence after he was convicted on 17 federal charges in 2019 for animal abuse and an attempted murder-for-hire plot on Carole Baskin.
Maldonado-Passage, 57, who owned and operated the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park, shot to fame after Netlfix released its hit Tiger King series at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Exotic's legal team expect a pardon from President Donald Trump 'very soon' and are ready to pick him up in a limo from a Fort Worth prison to immediately get his hair done before seeing his husband Dillon Passage
Private investigator Eric Love said he expects a pardon for Joe Exotic from President Trump
Exotic will be picked up in a limo rented from Heaven on Wheels if pardoned
The limousine will whisk Exotic away to a luxury ranch where he will 'decompress' after being 'institutionalized'
Exotic will reportedly receive the 'platinum service' to prepare to unite with husband Dillon Passage
Eric Love, a private investigator who is a part of Team Tiger, said early on Tuesday that Team Tiger expects the pardon 'very soon.'
DailyMail.com has reached out to Love for additional comment and details.
Exotic will receive makeup and wardrobe in addition to the hair styling
'We delivered everything that I want to do on this project and I am absolutely confident that we will receive the pardon tomorrow. I worked very hard on it,' he told KOCO on Monday.
Team Tiger has Dodge SUV limo rented from Heaven on Wheels 'standing by' to whisk Maldonado-Passage from FMC Prison in Fort Worth 'to a secure location.'
Trump is expected to issue a flurry of 100 presidential pardons including Exotic and rapper Lil Wayne on his last full day in office, reports said.
Last week, Exotic's legal team flew to Washington D.C. to meet with White House aides for a last-minute pardon discussion.
Love told The Sun that the 'exit plan' to take Exotic to a luxury ranch also includes a helicopter.
'The first thing that will happen: Joe will be taken off site and then placed in a helicopter with myself and a security team and an additional helicopter, we are going to go to a remote ranch, that's remote to Fort Worth,' Love told The Sun.
Love added that Exotic will need about 48 hours of 'decompression' after being 'institutionalized.'
Exotic was convicted for the 2017 murder-for-hire plot to kill rival Carole Baskin
Team Tiger will 'make sure that he is loved, appreciated, catered to,' Love told the outlet.
'He's made it very clear, he wants to make sure his hair is done before he sees Dillon, and that's important,' he said.
'You always want to be the best for your spouse and we can certainly agree and embrace that and we will facilitate that.'
Love added that Exotic 'is a very flamboyant person' and will receive the full 'platinum' service.
Love said Exotic will choose from 10 possible outfits selected by a wardrobe team before uniting with his husband
Exotic will also receive treatment from doctors and psychologists as he adapts to leaving prison
Passage will be taken to Exotic two days after his release
Exotic will be treated by a wardrobe and makeup team to make him 'showtime ready' -- though Team Tiger will not have cameras with them, The Sun reported.
'We have a chef that will be there, we have a full stock. It's literally, if you can imagine what a utopia would be, anything you need, we're going to have,' Love said.
Love has previously said that Exotic will also quickly 'get some pizzas, steak, maybe a McRib.'
'We have folks from all walks of the medical field that get him ready and what I mean by that is make sure that all medical issues are ready: platelets are infused.'
Love said that psychologists will also be available to help Exotic and Team Tiger 'with anything that he needs.'
'He will get to pick from any 10 outfits because we want to make sure that we have the right attire, because he wants the world to see him not as the disheveled person that prison has made him to a degree,' he said.
Passage, Joe's husband, will then be driven to the ranch two days later, according to the outlet.
Exotic was sentenced in January 2020 in his native Oklahoma after attempting to pay a hitman $3,000 to kill his nemesis Baskin -- who sought to shut down his breeding of big cats.
Last May, it was revealed that Exotic's legal team was seeking a pardon from Trump claiming that he was wrongfully convicted after Trump said last April he was looking to pardon the former zookeeper.
In September, Exotic he wrote Trump a letter pleading for an early release from prison while his representatives spent around $10,000 at Trump's D.C. hotel in a bid to help his cause.