George Zimmerman's Latest Antics Raise Twitter Users' Hackles

A lot of people on Twitter want George Zimmerman’s account suspended because of the offensive image he recently retweeted.

George Zimmerman

Since his acquittal, George Zimmerman – who killed unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 – continues to prompt outrage again and again with his awful behavior.

However, he reached a new low past weekend when he retweeted a photo of Martin’s lifeless body.  

The image was originally posted by an “admirer” of Zimmerman. Although it’s no longer available on the said Twitter profile, screengrabs of the controversial post turned up.


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The retweet, understandably, set off a backlash.

Zimmerman, on Twitter has openly bragged about killing the 17-year-old Florida teenager before. In August, he tweeted the following image, referring to the shooting:

Zimmerman’s acquittal garnered even more condemnation after his estranged wife, Shellie Zimmerman, reported in September 2013 that he had threatened her and her father with a gun and had punched her father in the face. Two months later, he was detained again after his girlfriend Samantha Scheibe alleged Zimmerman had pointed a shotgun at her.

Although both charges filed against him were dropped, Zimmerman largely remains a notorious figure.

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