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Piers Morgan Conducts Riveting Interview With Trayvon Martinís Friend, Witness Rachel Jeantel
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Posted on 07/15/2013 7:29:28 PM PDT by marthemaria

bombshell interview with an anonymous Zimmerman trial juror tonight with an exclusive chat with the witness everyone has been waiting to hear from since the verdict came down: Trayvon Martin‘s friend Rachel Jeantel.

Jeantel, who created a media firestorm with her highly-polarizing testimony towards the beginning of the trial, appeared on Piers Morgan Live alongside her attorney. She described her reaction to Zimmerman’s acquittal as “disappointed, upset and angry” and called the jury’s assessment of what happened “just B.S.”

Asked about what Trayvon Martin was like as a friend, Jeantel described him as a “calm, chill, loving person” and said she never saw him get “aggressive” or “lose his temper.” She said that the defense’s attempts to portray Martin as a “thug” were unfounded and defended his relatively mild drug use. “Weed don’t make him go crazy,” she said, “it just makes him go hungry.”

Jeantel also responded to the massive mockery she received in social media for the way she speaks, explaining that she was born with an under-bite that has made it difficult for her to speak clearly. When Morgan asked if she’d been bullied for her condition, she simply responded, “Look at me,” to laughter from the studio audience.

Morgan attempted to get Jeantel to offer her opinion of defense attorney Don West, who many claimed was condescending towards her when she was on the stand. Jeantel shook her head, declining to say anything bad about the man given her “Christian” upbringing.

In the second part of his interview with Jeantel, Morgan turned to the “creepy-ass cracker” comment she made and the major impact it had on the tenor of the case. She explained that the term is actually spelled “cracka” and defined it as “people who are acting like they’re police.” She said that if Zimmerman had calmly approached Martin and introduced himself, her friend would have politely said what he was doing there and nothing more would have happened.

Unlike the juror, Jeantel did think Zimmerman was racially motivated. “It was racial,” she said. “Let’s be honest, racial. If Trayvon was white and he had a hoodie on, would that happen?” She said she “had a feeling it was going to be not guilty” not because of the racial makeup of the jury, but because of the way the testimony went.

Jeantel insisted that Martin was “creeped out” and believed Zimmerman was following him, even worrying that he might be a “rapist.” She asked, “For every boy or every man who’s not that kind of way, seeing a grown man following them, would they be creeped out?”


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cracka; creepyasscracka; deedee; diamond; georgezimmerman; jeantel; piersmorgan; racheljeantel; sourcetitlenoturl; trayvonmartin; zimmerman; zimmermanverdict
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This girl actually said that the jury did not know what a bashing was. In "her" neigbourhood the treatment zimmerman got would only be a little "whoop ass" or something. She also talked about the difference between nigga and nigger.
1 posted on 07/15/2013 7:29:28 PM PDT by marthemaria
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To: marthemaria

It wasn’t sponge worthy.


2 posted on 07/15/2013 7:31:01 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: marthemaria
They have the combined IQ of 18, and that is being generous.


3 posted on 07/15/2013 7:31:49 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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Mop Heads are now in control of the country?


4 posted on 07/15/2013 7:32:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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So why did T bash in both sides of Z’s head?


5 posted on 07/15/2013 7:32:33 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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To: marthemaria

I got about 20 seconds into it and couldn’t take it anymore


6 posted on 07/15/2013 7:32:37 PM PDT by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: onedoug

That cracked me up.


7 posted on 07/15/2013 7:32:48 PM PDT by Bodleian_Girl (Twitter is like a window into the world of morons)
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It was funny to see the juror go on Anderson Cooper and say she was sorry for Jeantel’s education. THE GIRLS 19 AND A JUNIOR THIS YEAR! If she flunks out one class, she can’t finish HS because she’ll graduate after 21.


8 posted on 07/15/2013 7:32:50 PM PDT by struggle
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Awwww, can’t believe I missed such a riveting and intellectual interview.


9 posted on 07/15/2013 7:33:20 PM PDT by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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Did she call Piers ‘retarded’? I’d find a way to tune in for that.


10 posted on 07/15/2013 7:33:26 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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You would have to add the IQ of his viewers to the mix to reach a score of 18.


11 posted on 07/15/2013 7:33:27 PM PDT by South40
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To: marthemaria

I don’t do cursive. Do you have a transcript?


12 posted on 07/15/2013 7:33:44 PM PDT by glock rocks (Stand up! Never, never, never give up!)
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As Antoine Dodson will tell you, they’re raping everybody out here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMtZfW2z9dw&feature=c4-overview&playnext=1&list=TLdj5mO4HCuMo

It’s what most 6-foot tall black men worry about when someone approaches them. [/s]


13 posted on 07/15/2013 7:33:58 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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“Weed don’t make him go crazy, it just makes him go hungry.”

What a great epitaph. She needs to trademark that one.

14 posted on 07/15/2013 7:34:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: struggle

And that she didn’t find her credible.


15 posted on 07/15/2013 7:34:18 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: darkwing104

JEANTEL: ‘The jury, they old. that’s old school people. We in new school. My generation’...


16 posted on 07/15/2013 7:34:45 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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whoop ass is still a felony crime.


17 posted on 07/15/2013 7:35:06 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MAKOTHEDOG

You wasted 20 seconds of your life.:-)


18 posted on 07/15/2013 7:35:47 PM PDT by QQQQ
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Rachel Jeantel and Jehmu Greene need to team up and take their act on the road. Morgan can be their manager.


19 posted on 07/15/2013 7:35:55 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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I take it that quantum mechanics wasn’t on the discussion agenda?

Just guessin’...


20 posted on 07/15/2013 7:36:08 PM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly!)
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