In an exclusive interview Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Florida youth Trayvon Martin, took on a few of his critics who he said were quick to rush to judgment without knowing the details of his situation.
Hannity asked Zimmerman if he was guilty of racial profiling.
HANNITY: What do you want to say to people that did rush to judgment, that suggested that there was racial profiling in this case, and that there was some other motivation in this case?
ZIMMERMAN: That I’m not a racist and I’m not a murderer.
Zimmerman had also attracted some high-profile critics, including movie producer Spike Lee and MSNBC “PoliticsNation” host Al Sharpton. Hannity asked Zimmerman about some of their criticisms, and Zimmerman said he was owed an apology.
HANNITY: You know, look at what happened in this case because it became so public. Spike Lee is tweeting out what he thinks is your home address, the Reverend Al Sharpton and NBC News tries to use this case to bring up the issue of racial profiling. What do you say to Spike Lee? — didn’t know the facts of the case, they hadn’t been revealed — what do you say to Al Sharpton and those who rushed to judgment? What do you think their motives were?
ZIMMERMAN: I can’t guess what their motives are. I would just ask for an apology. I mean, if I did something that was wrong, I would apologize.