(WJW) — While “Tiger King” star Carole Baskin made her debut on the dance floor on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night, the family of her missing husband debuted a commercial asking anyone with information about the disappearance of Don Lewis to please come forward.
Attorney John Phillips released a video on YouTube Monday night talking about the commercial.
He said it would play in several markets — including Tampa where Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue is located.
“We hit some important places,” Phillips said. “We hope people can help and somebody comes forward and we get justice for Don Lewis.”
Lewis’ 1997 disappearance was talked about after people watched the popular Netflix documentary “Tiger King” earlier this year.
In the show, Baskin’s rival — Joseph Maldonado-Passage — claimed Baskin killed Lewis by feeding him to her tigers.
It’s a claim Baskin denied.
Lewis was declared legally dead in 2002. Nobody has been arrested or charged in connection with the case.
In the commercial, three of Lewis’ children and his former assistant asked for anyone with information in the case to come forward.
“Do you know who did this or if Carole Baskin was involved?” Phillips asks in the commercial.
The family announced a $100,000 reward and offered a tipline for anyone with information to call.
Baskin danced to “Eye of the Tiger” on Monday night while wearing a tiger print outfit.
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