George Zimmerman is Stress Eating, Apparently.
You remember George Zimmerman, don’t you? He’s the guy who shot and killed unarmed Trayvon Martin last year?
Of course, you remember.
George is free on one million dollars bail, with a looming trial date in June. And boy howdy, the shit is stressing him the fuck out.
He’s gained weight, you guys. 105 pounds, apparently. He can’t be expected to go on trial in June — more than a year after his arrest — when he’s 105 pounds overweight! It’s just not fair!
Also? He’s almost broke again. Apparently, he has raised about 300 grand in funds for his defense costs and only has around 5 grand left. Where’d it all go?
Stop asking so many questions. He’s gaining weight and being on trial is hard:
“The case is out of money,” O’Mara said Wednesday, just hours before he filed court paperwork asking that the trial, currently scheduled for June 10, be delayed.
Zimmerman’s defense fund has raised $314,099.17, O’Mara disclosed, but its balance is currently less than $5,000.
O’Mara also unveiled a revamped defense fund website Wednesday, explaining where all that money has gone.
Zimmerman’s personal spending may seem exorbitant, O’Mara said, but because the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer became a pariah after shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford Feb. 26, he has lived in hiding and had to move from place to place.
Neither Zimmerman nor his wife has jobs, O’Mara said. George Zimmerman spends all day thinking about the second-degree murder case against him and has gained 105 pounds, the attorney said.
Hey Georgie, I have an idea. Why don’t you call up Trayvon Martin’s family and tell them how hard life is for you now that you’ve packed on all those Ell Bees. Call up Trayvon’s mother and tell her how you can’t stop thinking about the murder case against you. I’m sure they’ll be verrah sympathetic — it’s not like you shot and killed their son in cold blood, and then evaded capture for months or anything.
I mean, if you listen closely, you can hear the world’s tiniest violin, and it’s playing a song just for you, George.
Imani Gandy (ABL)
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