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George Zimmerman’s Parents Sue Roseanne For $750K [PHOTOS]


George Zimmerman’s murder of Trayvon Martin has caused great distress to the people closet to him and his parents are legally stating they felt the burdened aftermath of his deeds.

They are suing comedian/actress Roseanne Barr for sharing their address on Twitter while the entire world was calling for their son to be arrested in March of 2012.

Reports NYDailyNews:

Robert and Gladys Zimmerman say the tweet by Barr on March 29, 2012, caused $600,000 in emotional distress, according to federal court documents, after they were forced to “flee their house in the middle of the night.”

Of that amount, about $37,400 will cover additional expenses such as hotel rooms, travel, meals out and laundry, since they couldn’t live at their Lake Mary, Fla., property after Barr shared their address.

Roseanne Barr is being sued by the parents of George Zimmerman, who say they endured emotional distresss after she shared their address on Twitter.

The comedian later deleted the tweet shared with more than 100,000 people, which also included their telephone number and names, court documents show, but journalists had already descended upon their home.

Barr engaged her Twitter followers after deleting the message, justifying her decision by saying she was simply combating Zimmerman’s vigilantism with a taste of his own medicine.

Spike Lee got caught up in the same legal turmoil for tweeting the wrong address to the Zimmerman resident and settled out of court. It’s likely that Roseanne is headed down the same path.

View the screenshots of the incriminating tweet in the gallery.

Photos: Twitter/Roseanne Barr, Nikki Nelson/

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  • BMW

    Mr and Mrs Zimmerman have never said it was wrong of their son to arm himself with a deadly weapon and follow Trayvon.
    So it’s safe to say they find it perfectly acceptable to take that action.
    What disgusting, disgraceful Americans these people are. They don’t deserve to live in the USA !
    How would they like someone to make false assumptions about them, or their sons, or daughter ? How would they like to be followed by a nutcase with a gun ?
    They don’t deserve a dime ! I hope the judge tosses them out!

    • Max17

      Sugarplum, there is nothing wrong with arming yourself or following someone. Both are perfectly legal, and happen all the time. What is not allowed in this country is criminal assault and battery. Victims of assault and battery are smart to be armed so they can protect themselves.


      As for Trayvon, when he lost Zimmerman and made it safely home, he should have stayed there. Re-crossing the neighborhood to deliver a beat down got him killed. Bad move, and against the law.
      GIRLFRIEND: …He said, this man is still watching from a car. So he about to run from the back. I told him, go to his dad’s house. Run to his dad’s house.

      GIRLFRIEND: Yeah. So he said he was about to run from the back, so the next that I hear, he just run. I can hear that the wind blowing.
      PROSECUTOR: So you could tell he was running at that time? OK. And then what happened?
      GIRLFRIEND: Then he said, he lost him.

      GIRLFRIEND: So he lost him. He was breathing hard. And by the sound of his voice, his voice kind of changed.

      GIRLFRIEND: He said he had lost him and he was breathing hard and I told him ‘Keep running.’
      PROSECUTOR: So Trayvon said he started walking because he thought he had lost the guy?
      GIRLFRIEND: Yeah.
      GIRLFRIEND: I said, ‘Keep running.’ He said he ain’t gonna run. ‘Cause he said he is right by his father’s house.

      • Seah

        Except that “right by his father’s house” could mean a lot of different things. Seriously- can you quantify “right by his father’s house”? Right by could be I foot from his father’s house, 10 feet from his father’s house, 100 yards from his father’s house or a quarter of a mile from his father’s house, right? And what the heck does “from the back mean”? Did you ever hear George Zimmerman say that Trayvon Martin ran all the way home and came back to attack him? I didn’t hear anything like that, so why would you infer such a thing? If you followed what was found at the crime scene, then you’d know that Martin’s 7 Eleven plastic shopping bag was found just feet from Martin’s body. So what sense would it have made for Martin to go all the way to his father’s house, not leave his purchases and shopping bag at the house and come back to attack Zimmerman just with a can of drink? Does that really make sense to you?
        The problem with the interpretation of this case is that many people only look at what was said or the physical evidence only in a way to fit their own narrative