Skip to comments.Roseanne Barr Becomes Second Leftist Celebrity to Threaten George Zimmerman's Parents
Posted on 03/29/2012 3:56:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Formerly relevant comedian Roseanne Barr has become the second leftist entertainment celebrity to threaten the family of George Zimmerman, the accused shooter in the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin by posting the home address of his parents on Twitter.
While she quickly deleted her tweet after an onslaught of criticism by her 110,000+ followers, Barr continued to defend her action, stating that it "was good to let ppl know that no one can hide anymore." She also threatened to repeat the malicious tweet later: "If Zimmerman isnt arrested Ill rt his address again." She added, "maybe go 2 his house myself."
As of this writing, Barr has still refused to say that she had done something wrong by posting the address.
As reported by the Smoking Gun, Barr had forwarded a tweet from a Twitter user who seems to do nothing but disseminate personal information of Zimmerman and people who defend him.
Since the confrontation he had with Martin earlier this month, Zimmerman has gone into hiding. His father has confirmed to the press that the family has received multiple death threats from enraged inviduals upset that his son has not been charged with a crime.
Despite initially defending her thuggish tweet, Barr eventually backed off, saying that "vigilante-ism is what killed Trayvon. I dont support that."
The former sitcom star did not say why she had bothered to direct readers to the Zimmerman house if that was really an accurate summary of her beliefs but was at great pains in subsequent tweet to state that she was "non-violent." Later, Barr retweeted a message that defended her, claiming that she was talking about protesting at Zimmerman's parents' house, not directing people to commit acts of violence. At this writing, Barr has not directly claimed that was her intention, though.
Barr's indirect threat against Zimmerman's family makes her the second celebrity to indirectly tell malicious fans to harm Zimmerman or his family. Earlier this week, radical filmmaker Spike Lee also retweeted what he believed was the address of Zimmerman's parents but was actually the home of an elderly couple unrelated to him. Since his message, the couple have feared for their lives and have reported receiving suspicious mail from strangers.
Lee also deleted the malicious tweet and later said he was wrong to have sent out the address of the couple. He did not, however, apologize to the Zimmerman family:
"I Deeply Apologize To The McClain Family For Retweeting Their Address.It Was A Mistake.Please Leave The McClain's In Peace.Justice In Court"
Since that time, Lee has not made any additional tweets. After an online firestorm about his comments broke out, Lee has reached a settlement with the couple to stave off a potential lawsuit after they were forced out of their home following his tweeting of their address.
Legacy media journalists are, for the most part, ignoring both Barr and Lee's threats, MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing has tried to spin Lee's tweet as merely a "Twitter error," not speaking at all about his malicious intentions.
Both Lee and Barr are guilty of violating the Twitter terms of service which clearly state that posting the addresses of other individuals is prohibited. Don't count on either has-been getting banned for their infraction..
Unfortunately the only thing that riles millions of Americans to go to a rally is having to pay more taxes.
And, where is the criminal justice system?? Why is Roseanne allowed to make threats against these people who have committed NO crime, unlike Roseanne???
Do the Zimmermans NOT have civil rights?? Are they NOT entitled to equal protection under the law (as provided by the 14th Amendment)??
Where is Obama on this (as the LEADER of the country)?? Where is Eric Holder’s laughable DOJ??
When did we make the leap to becoming a nation of criminals, anarchists, self-appointed vigilantes and men, INSTEAD of the nation of LAWS our Founding Fathers created!!???
Ladies and gentlemen, EVERY nightmare ever imagined for this country is coming true before our very eyes. And, no, Rod Serling is NOT in the corner smoking a cigarette and narrating events; this is happening in (un)real time!!!
I smell the civil war right around the corner, don’t you?
Then DON'T read my post because far, FAR more than 110,000 elected Obama to be president and many of them will re-elect him in November!!
I was going to post the little exploding whale gif that I like so much but I see it's been sent down the memory hole. rip, http://www.perp.com/whale/images/aniboom.gif
His gun was used in a homicide. He didn’t get it back. Let’s hope he has some backups.
So far as I know, you can’t do that. She has the right to knock at your front door and state her case.
You tell her to shut up and leave the property, she does neither, and, at that point, you can empty the 30 round mag.
Sounds like a terroristic threat to me
They honestly believe that they are so far above us “commoners,” that they are in charge and only those they deem to have civil rights, have them.
Well I have news for Roseanne, and Spike Lee, and Obama and all of their ilk. My rights are not civil. They are unalienable, and they come from God in Heaven. Never try to “take” them from me or mine, or to deny me them. I will use deadly force in defense of my God-given, unalienable rights.
That is exactly what Zimmerman was forced to do and now they want to use that as some sort of political soccerball they can kick all over the place.
It’s going to backfire on them...and if they push it too hard, it will do more than that.
That’s why the AG in Florida needs to grow a pair go after these New Black Panthers and people like Spike Lee and Roseanne who are threatening law abiding citizens who have not been charged with anything. Those Black Panthers should receive a visit from State Troopers and either be escorted out of the state...or rrested for conspiracy to kidnap and cause bodly harm.
Same for Spike Lee and Roseanne if they do not back down.
The Man who Despises America
America at the Crossroads of History
yes I do too Vet.
None of this racism would be happening if his name was Hernandez.
Pray for America
I wonder what would happen if someone ‘tweeted” Rosie’s address or google map ?
Uh, I forgot she has security...unlike Zimmerman and his neighbors!
Not a threat at all. Simply a promise.
We like our privacy.
Too, we’ve a couple of dogs, and, if they took offense and bit it, who knows how much the vet would charge to cure them?
LOL. Too funny.
You’re a hoot.
These libtards ONLY listen to themselves and other like minded people
Wolf Blitzer seemed astounded that there were OTHER opinions about obamacare
They live in worlds they create surrounded by people who agree with them
They probably dont know what we know here- that there is witnesses SUPPORTING Zimmerman's story
That is how they can say and do such stupid things- because in their world there is no disagreement with their way of thinking
Barr’s only threat is to a donut. What a fat assed liberal that pig is.
Shoot!?!’’Powers’’ I’d think you’d need at least a Vulcan 20mm. just to chip the make-up off that fat cow!
Right now I’d just take massive civil disobedience.
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