Carole Baskin thought she was talking to Jimmy Fallon on Zoom. She was pranked.

Carole Baskin thought she was talking to Jimmy Fallon on Zoom. She was pranked.

Carole Baskin has been mostly quiet since the world became obsessed with Netflix’s documentary series Tiger King. Now, the documentary subject has given the world a rare peek into her life in coronavirus quarantine, but she was tricked into doing so.

The Big Cat Rescue founder joined a Zoom call believing she was being interviewed by Jimmy Fallon to promote her animal sanctuary. Instead, she was talking to two YouTubers who had tricked her into thinking she was speaking with Fallon by posing as a casting company and playing sound bites of Fallon’s voice. The YouTubers had clipped Fallon’s soundbites from other videos. Fallon’s continued to do The Tonight Show from home during quarantine, interviewing celebrities over video chat. Read more…

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