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George Zimmerman Feels “God is the Only Judge” He Needs to Answer to
George Zimmerman feels he’s still getting accused of racism and is still receiving death threats.
According to CNN, Zimmerman said in an interview broadcast on Monday, “I know that ultimately, he is the only judge that I have to answer to, he knows what happened, I know what happened. So I’d leave it up to him.”
Zimmerman thought his life would go back to normal. It’s been seven months since a Florida jury acquitted him of second degree murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Trayvon Martin’s death. He’s had plenty of run-ins with the law since July but he’s recently had a new notoriety for his artwork.
He’s told CNN that he wanted to be a police officer but now he’s hoping to go back to school and pursue a career as a lawyer.
“I’d like to professionally continue my education and hopefully become an attorney,” he said. “I think that’s the best way to stop the miscarriage of justice that happened to me from happening to somebody else. I don’t think it should ever happen to anyone ever again, not one person.”
Zimmerman has been in the news lately with the up coming celebrity boxing match, with rapper DMX. That was canceled after a backlash of racial overtones emerged. Zimmerman said the whole thing was a misunderstanding, and that there were never any racial overtones when he signed to do the event.
He’s also has a new hobby, painting art and selling it. He hopes he will be able to provide a decent lifestyle for his family. His first painting sold on eBay for more than $100,000. Zimmerman told Spanish television Univision network that he was in debt for $2.5 million.
“It was a creative, tangible forum to show my inner thoughts, my inner feeling..It provided a tremendous release for me,” he said.
Image Credit: Washington PostGeorge Zimmerman Feels "God is the Only Judge" He Needs to Answer to by Jaan