Family Helped After Car Crash by George Zimmerman Doesn't Want to Be Associated With Him

Categories: WTF Florida

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Regular readers of best-selling life manual the Bible will know it's a big no-no to trumpet your own good deeds in public, but that didn't stop George Zimmerman and his attorneys from trying to stage a news conference after word broke this week that he helped pull a family of four from an overturned SUV.

It almost happened too, except the family decided it "didn't want to be associated" with Zimmerman.

Zimmerman, along with another man, pulled the family of four from their overturned Ford Explorer last week after it was involved in a single-car crash on an interstate in Sanford, Florida.

Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara planned to host a news conference in his office to tout the event, but when he knocked on the family's door to ask them to participate, they didn't want to come out.

"They don't want to be associated with George," the attorney's spokesman told Mediate.

British tabloid the Daily Mail has a more detailed account from "anonymous sources" close to the family.

"They are very grateful to Zimmerman for what he did, but they do not want to get involved," said the anonymous family friend. "There is so much hatred directed towards him they have got to think about their own family. There are a lot of crazies out there. If they say anything in support of him, it could backfire."

Can we just take this moment to remind everyone that GEORGE ZIMMERMAN IS NOT A CELEBRITY AND SHOULD NOT BE TREATED AS SUCH.

Unless there's civil action coming in the case or Zimmerman tries to wrongly capitalize off the fact that he, you know, shot an unarmed 17-year-old to death (whatever the circumstances might have been), we really don't want to hear about Zimmerman ever again.

The jury let him off. He's a free man. He appears to have a long life ahead of him outside of prison, and we really, really hope we could all be so lucky as to completely ignore it.

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AnonNetGuy
AnonNetGuy

Trayvon to Zimmerman while bashing his skull against pavement (that was his style, and he bragged on facebook about doing the same to other people): "Today's the day you die!"

When somebody says that to somebody they are responsible for whatever happens to them. The mostly Hispanic Zimmerman is part black and has a LONG history or helping out the less fortunate. People spewing hatred about this guy are so so mislead. And if you somehow read about this story and think "WHITE VERSUS BLACK!!" then you're just stupid, for many reasons.

Exiliado
Exiliado topcommenter

"  GEORGE ZIMMERMAN IS NOT A CELEBRITY AND SHOULD NOT BE TREATED AS SUCH "

Then why do you keep reporting every time he picks his nose or blows a fart? YOU are treating him like a celebrity.

skyeyes1967
skyeyes1967

He was found not guilty ,he was tried by a group of his peers let it go had nothing to do with race....

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

Officer Patrick Rehder phone records show he tipped off George Zimmerman + source says Zimmerman “has a police scanner to listen in to any nasty accidents near him in need of a super hero”.. Accident was real. The rest was staged!

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter


It’s becoming painfully clear that the jurors in George Zimmerman’s murder trial acquitted a killer who had a history of violence, disruption and child sexual molestation.

"George Zimmerman got away with murder, but you can't get away from God. And at the end of the day, he's going to have a lot of questions and answers he has to deal with.Trayvon was the "prey" for George on that evening - and George walked. The problem is not confined to the jurisdiction of Sanford.  its all over the country but is for now anyway a purely minority position. Most of us know murder when we hear about it.there wasn't enough proof to convict Zimmerman of murder or manslaughter under Florida law.

HE GOT AWAY WITH MURDER'

NessaBenson
NessaBenson

But we can treat Trayvon Martin as a celebrity and try to place him in the same category as Dr. King? I don't think so. This is why us African American folk get a rap as racists, we only see the color of the victim and the assailants skin, not their character or their actions. SMH.

David Sarnoff
David Sarnoff

See AFTERBURNER w. Bill Whittle.:The Lynching- on YOU TUBE !!! A real eye-opener about the Martin / Zimmerman case !!!!

HarryTheHandyman
HarryTheHandyman topcommenter

Where was the outrage for this case?  The victim was white, 16 year old, unarmed, and didn't lay a finger on the shooter.  Where were the protests, national outrage, and calls to rework self defense laws?

Rochester, N.Y. —

After nearly 20 hours of deliberating, a jury has found Roderick Scott not guilty of manslaughter.
    
"I feel that justice was served," Scott said.
     
Scott, of 58 Baneberry Way, Greece, says he never meant to shoot and kill 16-year-old Christopher Cervini in April, when he caught the teenager and two others breaking into cars in his neighborhood.

Scott faced a charge of first-degree manslaughter. His trial in state Supreme Court began Nov. 30.

Scott says Cervini threatened him — and he fired his gun in self-defense.

Max Gonzalez
Max Gonzalez

i just wanted to say that i only mentioned hollywood in court because since it is outisde of dade county, it would resemble that you do not want a problem with miami as far as the loan goes, so the next city above of dade is hollywood which becomes broward, but i should know better, it doesnt really matter in all actuality , branch where i opened up my wfc account is here there is no beef with miami for the record, the end

James G. Camp
James G. Camp

And hate on GZ all you want, but if you really must make it about race & compare GZ vs OJ, GZ has at least atoned for his acquittal with at least one good deed in less than 10 days ? But only if you're keeping score ?

Felix L Ricardo
Felix L Ricardo

@Michael De Vice: LMAO "Don't fall into a dinner party."

Johnny Morris
Johnny Morris

They don't want to be a target of a hate crime.. Not surprising.

James G. Camp
James G. Camp

Isn't that the way it always is ? Wonder if they gave that a passing thought after the SUV flipped and they were hoping anyone would come along & drag them out of the wreckage ? Whether their Ford Explorer would burst into flames or not ? Wonder how many rubberneckers sat in their cars eating skittles and drinking their watermelon fruit juice cocktails ? Take from it what you will but some of those pics were taken off TM's cell phone, so much that an IT Director in Jacksonville, FL lost his job over mentioning them. Strange world we live in, who knows what really happened between Zimmerman and Martin ? They weren't the only victims in all of this, one paid the ultimate price, others aren't winners either. SYG needs to stay as it is and Al Sharpton needs to find something else to do. http://partisan.blogs.hopelesslypartisan.com/item_12188.htm http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/trayvon-martin/os-pictures-evidence-photos-released-in-the-shooting-death-of-trayvon-martin-20120517,0,6090406.photogallery http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2013-07-16/story/fired-it-director-who-testified-george-zimmerman-trial-will-sue-state

D.f. Basora
D.f. Basora

Can't blame him for wanting a press conference. I mean if I were wrongfully set free for murder and the whole world knew it I'd try to cover my shit up w/a press conference too. Thing is...murder is still murder

D.f. Basora
D.f. Basora

@Gondo where would your dumbass sarcasm be if Zimmerman hasn't initiated things by getting out of his car FOR NO GODDAMNED GOOD REASON

Barlow Izzy
Barlow Izzy

He fought in the court of law and won. End of story

Sha Almont
Sha Almont

lets just keep pasting his face all over the media so he can be even more popular.... cause you know... we MUST promote demonic beings..... first rolling stones with the bomber and now you guys with the non stop post about this dude... lol you guys dont have anything new to post about?

Michael del Vice
Michael del Vice

I'm sure he bought a police scanner now that Florida has justified his vigilante tactics....The fist of goodness. Lol

Leon Heflin
Leon Heflin

I think they're trying to stay away from the media, not Zimmerman. nice spin though.....

Ivie Sanchez
Ivie Sanchez

If he wants redemption then he should go to jail for the crime he committed.

Noh.bodi
Noh.bodi

Never let your lawyer run your PR..

Gigi Terrasi
Gigi Terrasi

Fuck him. I wouldn't want to be associated with that murderer either...Crawl back into the cabinet you crawled out of GZ...

Yosho2k
Yosho2k

It's a good thing the family wasn't black. If they were, Zimmerman would have been following them before the accident for being suspicious while driving, and shot them all after the accident for being injured in a threatening manner.

Georgina De Armas
Georgina De Armas

what happened to just thanking someone? why the hell does this deserve a press conference? how ridiculous. he didn't help them alone and he is the only one they seem to want to give recognition to. hasn't this dude gotten enough camera time?! f*ckin-a!

Kingo Gondo
Kingo Gondo

Yeah, the fear of mob violence, from a case whipped up by the media and shameless politicians--has reached such a point that third parties have to cower in fear. Ah, yes--the righteous cause of Justice for Trayvon, the head-pounding innocent Christ-child reborn.

Steven Mačečević
Steven Mačečević

nice way twist the truth with a lame headline. how about the family is afraid of the animals that will threaten their lives if they speak the truth about how George helped them.

Alex Howard
Alex Howard

"Regular readers of best-selling life manual The Bible will know that it's a big no-no to trumpet your own good deeds in public," BEST OPENING LINE EVER

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

Now I know George Zimmerman was a piece of garbage liar....!!!! Mark O’Mara and other defense witnesses claim 18 months at a gym result in a weak can defend himself weak ass George Zimmerman..That only could use his gun to defend himself from a UNARMED teen weighting 50 pound more the the teen he MURDERED@! But wait the lazy weak fat child murderer help lift a SUV!!

Anthonyvop1
Anthonyvop1 topcommenter

Can you blame them?  Would you want to be a target of all the racist hatred fueled by the media?


Just to be clear.....In a court of law the only person who was found to be racist beyond a shadow of a doubt was Trayvon Martin.

rjflamingo
rjflamingo

Amen. Press conference, eh? I feel vindicated.

miamitrev2
miamitrev2 topcommenter

"and we really, really hope we could all be so lucky as to completely ignore it."

That made me laugh!   Sure you do, thats why you keep posting about him nonstop

Antonio Leyton
Antonio Leyton

I hope the law stand you ground stays this is all bullshit how many people are killed by black criminal every day where's the rally for that

lzhoover
lzhoover

@AnonNetGuy You seriously believe that TM said " You're gonna die to might M'fer"??? ......................................Really? SMH. keep drinking the Koolaid.

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

@HarryTheHandyman 

Why Are So Many Racists Comparing Zimmerman to Roderick Scott

 Roderick Scott, an African American man, shot and killed ... Scott looked out the window and saw three teens attempting to break into his car.

Unlike George Zimmerman, Scott was immediately arrested after the shooting and charged with murder. A grand jury later reduced the charge to first-degree manslaughter. The jury deliberated for about 19 hours before rendering a verdict of not guilty on December 18, 2009. If you have never heard about this story it is because Scott was arrested and had to essentially prove his innocence, just as we have come to expect from the corrupt so-called “Justice” system.

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