George Zimmerman is fired up about the Trayvon Martin documentary Jay-Z is producing and he has threatened the rapper over it. Zimmerman, who was found not guilty of the shooting death of the unarmed Black teenager in 2013, threatened to “beat” the rapper. According to The Blast, Zimmerman claimed his family had been harassed to appear in the documentary,
“I know how to handle people who f— with me, I have since February 2012,” he said, referring to killing Martin.
Zimmerman claimed executive producer Michael Gasparro showed up to the homes of his uncle and parents unannounced but declined to go into specifics about how they were “harassed.” He also did not state whether or not his family agreed to appear on camera.
He’s also fired up about his ex-wife being paid to show up in the doc and claimed producers have refused to pay his family members and wouldn’t explain further.
But he’s blaming Jay-Z and Gasparro regardless, saying “anyone who f—s with my parents will be fed to an alligator.”
Online, folks have been responding to the threats in various ways.
Related: Trayvon Martin, Jay-Z and George Zimmerman
Snoop Dogg issued a promise of his own.
Some claimed that Zimmerman really wasn’t a man of his word.
I bet George Zimmerman won't drop his location 📍
— ⚔️ (@Omfg_Petey) December 17, 2017
George Zimmerman says he’ll beat Jay Z over Trayvon Documentary. Such timely promo. Almost feels staged.
— Curtis Scoon (@CurtisScoon) December 17, 2017
George Zimmerman beat up Jay Z? He’s delusional. He likes to shoot unarmed young men, doesn’t he? Coward.
— Erica J. Simpson (@Simpsioni) December 17, 2017
Several simply laughed at the threat.
i’m laughing at the thought of george zimmerman trying to fight jay z bc jay z would bust his ass 😭😭😭😭😭😭
— Bree ☾♀ (@breenicoleraab) December 17, 2017
George Zimmerman tried to threaten Jay Z??? 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
— Baloo♠️☯♣️ (@torrence_bear11) December 17, 2017
George zimmerman wants to beat up jay z 😂💀
— Key Flo (@RycheyBoiiLynch) December 17, 2017
Others called out the system and society.
The system of white supremacy has been protecting this violent racist for years and he has been allowed to make more threats of violence with impunity. -George Zimmerman Threatens Jay-Z With Violence Over Trayvon Martin Doc https://t.co/T2PnKeBxF6
— Tariq Nasheed (@tariqnasheed) December 17, 2017
George Zimmerman done threatened Jay Z. We really let these pussy as caucasians feel tough.
— Mitchell Chance (@MChanceSpeaks) December 17, 2017