John Finlay has landed his first post-“Tiger King” function.
The previous zoo worker and Netflix star lends his voice to a business for an emergency preparedness model known as Judy. The corporate has a restricted version “Tiger Protected” emergency package that cashes in on the “Tiger King” phenomenon — with out mentioning its title — with a tiger-striped paint job.
The package comes filled with First Support provides, meals and water reserves, security instruments and extra emergency assets. The particular objects sells for $250, and in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic, the entire proceeds go to America’s Meals Fund, a corporation launched by Leonardo DiCaprio and Laurene Powell Jobs that helps meals safety.
“Tigers aren’t the one factor that want our consideration. Greater than ever, it’s vital to be ready for emergencies, and to offer again to individuals in want,” mentioned Finlay in a launch. “It is a marketing campaign I’m proud to be a part of.”
Within the business, the corporate pokes enjoyable at its personal apparent ploy of utilizing Finlay and the hype that also surrounds “Tiger King.”
“At Judy, we predict emergency preparedness is so vital, we’ll do no matter it takes to get you to concentrate to it. Even this,” Finlay says. “Get it fast, as a result of whereas its novelty will most undoubtedly fade, being prepared for the surprising by no means will.”
After Netflix launched “Tiger King,” Finlay sat down with Selection for a digital interview about what the hit collection didn’t precisely painting about him.
Selection solely reported on Monday that Nicolas Cage will play Joe Unique, Finlay’s former associate and imprisoned zookeeper, in a scripted collection primarily based on the weird “Tiger King” story.
Watch the Judy business beneath.