During a Monday interview on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Kyle Rittenhouse and his attorney, Todd McMurty, had a message for the several establishment media shills who tarnished his reputation.
“We are going to make the media pay for what they did to me,” Rittenhouse, 19, said to Carlson.
However, not just members of the media will be required to pay. According to both Rittenhouse and McMurty, the legal team will target several large technology platforms, beginning with Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook.
Rittenhouse faced multiple accusations in connection with the fatal shooting of two individuals during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 25, 2020. This riot was one of the numerous violent racial justice demonstrations that rocked the country that summer.
A jury found Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges in November 2021.
Prior to and during the trial — before a judgement was even rendered — various media figures propagated erroneous charges about Rittenhouse, including that he was a murderer and white supremacist.
“They made it hard for me to live a normal life. I can’t go out into public. I can’t go to the store. It’s hard for me to go anywhere without security. Doing basic things like taking my dog to the dog park is difficult,” Rittenhouse tells Carlson.
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McMurty then chimed in, making it clear that several defamation lawsuits were on the way, specifically targeting those in the media and on social media who called Rittenhouse a “murderer” and a “white supremacist.”
But perhaps the biggest target of Rittenhouse’s legal team is Facebook. Read more…