Tiger King legend Carole Baskin has signed up for Dancing With The Stars.

The 59-year-old, who rose to fame on Netflix's Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, has been confirmed as one of the stars taking part in the US version of Strictly Come Dancing this year.

With the series' icon Joe Exotic being holed up in jail - after being found guilty for animal abuse and for hiring a hitman to murder animal rights activist Carole - Big Cat Rescue sanctuary owner Carole is the next biggest name from the docuseries.

It was revealed that Carole would be appearing on the show on Good Morning America on Wednesday.

Carole Baskin is going to be on Dancing With The Stars

A clip was unveiled showing the animal lover dancing with a tiger toy.

She then turned to the camera as she said her famous catchphrase: "Get ready, you cool cats and kittens”.

Joe Exotic - real name Joe Maldonado-Passage - and Carole's ongoing rivalry features heavily in the Tiger King series that focuses on the dark world of Big Cat conservationists.

On the show Carole claimed Joe's unusual breeding methods - he crossbred lions and tigers to create liligers - and charging visitors to pet the endangered animals was a form of abuse.

It was revealed that Carole would be appearing on the US version of Strictly Come Dancing on Good Morning America on Wednesday

Carole was not the only one to criticise Joe's unusual methods with Peta claiming an undercover investigator “found dead, dying, and injured animals; extremely crowded conditions; a serious lack of basic necessities such as food, water, and veterinary care; shamefully inadequate cages; and untrained and insufficient staff who were intentionally cruel to numerous animals”.

Their report claimed: "Animals were routinely hit, punched, kicked, sprayed with cold water, and struck with rakes and shovels. And they were blasted with fire extinguishers to break up frequent fights.

Other allegations included tiger cubs being punched, dragged, and hit with whips and horses he took in were shot in the head to be given to the tigers as food.

Carole danced as she revealed her stint

Exotic - who is serving a 22 year jail sentence - always insisted his animals were well cared for and that he bred tigers so that when the wild population had died out there would be some left in captivity, but it was impossible to preserve the habitat of wild tigers.

He claimed he would raise baby tigers to respect people and he would respect them.

However, his feud with Carole became increasingly bitter as she made it her mission to stop his Big Cat ownership.

She created website claiming he was an animal abuser, encouraging PETA to rack his movements and trying to damage his income by speaking to his clients about her beliefs.

In turn, Exotic claimed the conditions at Carole's rescue centre in Florida were below acceptable levels.

He also promoted the claims that she had been involved in her husband's disappearance.

Don Lewis vanished without a trace in 1997 - five years later he was legally proclaimed dead.

Police back up Carole's insistence that she had nothing to do with her husband's disappearance - and she has never been charged.

Joe Exotic - the main star of Tiger King - is currently in jail

Finally, the feud escalated and Carole organised protests against Joe and his zoo, while he hit back by holding Big Cat shows featuring the logo of her rescue centre, Big Cat Rescue.

Big Cat Rescue sued Joe Exotic and won a million dollar settlement against him.

It was then that Joe spiralled out of controlled and tried to hire someone to kill Carole.

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