BRIAN KILMEADE (co-host): Let's talk about the Trayvon Martin case and what's going on in Florida right now. GERALDO RIVERA: I believe that George Zimmerman, the overzealous neighborhood watch captain should be investigated to the fullest extent of the law and if he is criminally liable, he should be prosecuted. But I am urging the parents of black and Latino youngsters particularly to not let their children go out wearing hoodies. I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin's death as George Zimmerman was. JULIET HUDDY (guest-host): What do you mean?So by Rivera asinine logic, anyone wearing a hoodie, who is also unarmed, is asking to get murdered in cold blood. By that same logic, any Black or Latino kid that sees an officer in uniform should be wary since they tend to stomp out and murder that demographic, right? There is also the fact that Martin was wearing a hoodie because it was reportedly raining that fateful day he went to the store to cop some Skittles and an iced tea. That sure doesn't sound like a "gangsta wannabe," Geraldo. MORE ON HIP-HOP WIRED! • Just Because: 10 Hilarious Rick Ross GIFs [PHOTOS] • Women's History Month: The 13 Greatest Female MCs Of All Time • King Magazine Summer 2012 Issue Preview [PHOTOS] • Hip-Hop Wired Presents: A Tribute To Radio Rants • Behind The Scenes Of Drake's Club Paradise Tour [PHOTOS] • Get Off The Boo Boo, Too: 5 More Things Rapper Make Look Cool (That Really Are Not) • Finally Famous : 10 Rappers With Pasts They Wish We Would Forget About • Hip-Hop Wired Presents: A Tribute To BET Uncut • Bangin' Candy: Tyga's Girlfriend Blac Chyna [PHOTOS] • Get Off The Boo Boo: 7 Things Rappers Make Look Cool (That Really Are Not)RIVERA: When you, when you see a kid walking — Juliet — when you see a kid walking down the street, particularly a dark skinned kid like my son Cruz, who I constantly yelled at when he was going out wearing a damn hoodie or those pants around his ankles. Take that hood off, people look at you and they — what do they think? What's the instant identification, what's the instant association? STEVE DOOCY (co-host): Uh-oh. RIVERA: It's those crime scene surveillance tapes. Every time you see someone sticking up a 7-11, the kid is wearing a hoodie. [...] When you see a black or Latino youngster, particularly on the street, you walk to the other side of the street. You try to avoid that confrontation.
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