Maybe this will affect opinions and what is considered acceptable in public discourse, the same way that the attempted media smearing of Professor Jordan Peterson had the opposite result.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teenager who was acquitted last year in the shooting deaths of two Kenosha, Wisconsin protesters, announced plans to sue quite a few people for negative coverage of him. Rittenhouse mentioned Whoopi Goldberg by name, but was otherwise vague about his potential targets.
“Right now we’re looking at quite a few: politicians, celebrities, athletes. Whoopie Goldberg’s on the list. She called me a murderer after I was acquitted by a jury of my peers. She went on to still say that. And there’s others” Rittenhouse said.
Rittenhouse has been accused of being a white supremacist, allegedly flashing a white power symbol while at a bar with members of the far-right Proud Boys. He said he also plans to go after anyone who put that label on him. “We are gonna hold everybody who’s lied about me accountable. Such as…everybody’s who’s lied, called me a white supremacist. They’re all gonna be held accountable and we’re gonna handle them in a courtroom.”
Last Edit: Feb 22, 2022 14:35:01 GMT by been_there
Post by Charles Traynor on Feb 24, 2022 19:20:49 GMT
On other fora individuals have voiced concerns Kyle may get screwed over by his own lawyers in what is going to be a bloodlust financial massacre of liberals with big mouths. I hope Kyle is prepared and has lawyers watching his lawyers.
It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Kyle literally has hundreds of very wealthy individuals and organizations who defamed him publically. Will some choose to fight back? Will others choose to appease Kyle in joint agreements therefore reducing individual pain?
Either way I wish Kyle the best of luck for the future with his new found wealth.