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'Tiger King' Fans Go Crazy After Discovering Doc Antle Was in Britney Spears' MTV VMAs 2001 Performance!

'Tiger King' Fans Go Crazy After Discovering Doc Antle Was in Britney Spears' MTV VMAs 2001 Performance!

Remember Britney Spears‘ iconic 2001 MTV VMAs performance where she belly-danced with a snake around her neck?

Well fans have now noticed that a now rising star was hiding in the background!

Fans of the new Netflix documentary Tiger King have discovered that the tiger tamer in the background of Britney‘s performance is Bhagavan “Doc” Antle!

Writer Evan Ross Katz first made the connection, and shared a photo on Twitter of Britney and Doc Antle backstage waiting to take the stage for their performance.

In Tiger King, Doc Antle did say that he has worked in Hollywood before as the animal trainer on productions of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Dr. Dolittle.

And that’s not all he discovered. Evan also shared a photo of Britney in the audience at the awards show in 2002 with who appears to be Carole Baskin sitting next to her. (You know, the woman that allegedly fed her husband to her big cats).

Check out the photos of Britney Spears with Doc Antle and Carole Baskin here!

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Posted to: Britney Spears, Doc Antle, Tiger King

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