Someone very close to Joe Exotic has died from COVID-19, sparking urgent need for pardon

75756A5E-120A-4932-810C-2FD980DB785E
By 106.5 The End

Joe Exotic's father has died from COVID-19, sparking urgency in pardon discussions. 

According to TMZ (via Daily Mail), Francis Schreibvogel's funeral is scheduled to take place in Oklahoma on Saturday and Joe Exotic is "desperate" to attend. 

Joe's legal team is traveling to Washington D.C. for a "high level" meeting regarding his pardon petition to take place Thursday. They have an alternative plan in case the presidential pardon plea is rejected, involving asking for a day pass to attend his father's funeral. 

Seeing as Washington D.C. is falling apart at the moment, it's not clear whether the meeting will still be taking place.

Read more here