Geraldo Rivera Apology: Pundit Sort of Walks Back Trayvon Martin Comments

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Fox News pundit Geraldo Rivera has issued an apology - or at least a response - to critics of his recent comments on slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

Rivera now infamously said (below) that the unarmed 17-year-old's hoodie was to blame for his death as much as George Zimmerman, who shot him.

Realizing how monumentally offensive, insensitive and just plain wrong that comment was, Rivera is now walking back the statement ... partially.

Rivera is standing by his message, and saying that while others took it as pure flame-fanning, he saw it more as honest, accurate and a PSA of sorts.

"I apologize to anyone offended by what one prominent black conservative called my 'very practical and potentially lifesaving campaign urging black and Hispanic parents not to let their children go around wearing hoodies,'" he told Politico.

"My own family and friends believe I obscured or diverted attention from the primary fact, which is that an unarmed 17-year-old was shot dead by a man who was never seriously investigated by local police. And if that is true, I apologize."

But not, he continued, because he was incorrect.

"I remain absolutely convinced of what I said about asking for trouble. There's enough trouble for minority boys not to provoke mad responses from paranoid jerk-offs."

That should simmer everyone down. Probably. Maybe. Okay, not really.


@Reed, you and the 30 different personalities of your's can all GO BURN IN HELL, please pa pa pa PPPLLLEEEAASSSEEE Go to HHHEELLL ASAP!


What a taunt, Neci. The female who's been goosin' your a** is ME! I'm over here. Hahahahahaha! Those comments of yours sure show you're the great Jesus lover, hun! Let's see--"stupid dike".."only like men who step up to me like a real man"..."cunt female"--uh-huh, real church lady jargon there. Bet Pastor Jackson just loves hearin' ya talk that way,'re probably givin' him "one" every once in awhile no doubt. It's a wonder you ain't advertisin' in the church bulletin, you mangy slut! You and 67...little church goers...wearin' your Sunday best, nodding sweetly to the ushers as you saunter into the back of church. If only they knew, eh? And you tell R he's need Jesus and God! OMG! You reek of hypocrisy, and yet, I've not laughed so hard in a lonnnnnnng time! Let me tell ya..If R needs Jesus? You and 67 need an exorcism! Yeah. I'm sure you're heads spin on occasion and you puke green stuff all over the place. Nasty!


Whoa! Watch it, Texas! Neci's showing her claws--ha, ha...and her clown stooge Tequila has found it necessary to--as you say--take his/her fingers out of their a** and type some cyber rot! Keep grinnin' and winkin', Tequila sweetie...fools always look the way your illustration does! And be sure to wipe your fingers! Feces-encrusted keys are so disgusting to look at..and smell!


Looks like you need to speak a little louder-T-911- instead of staying on the Topic and running their head - your Hobbits sit in the Rubbish scratching their ass and smelling their fingers/ It's amazing how you lay in the grass T-911/poking your head up with one liners and your misfits come running/amazing indeed!


Reed, whatever you calls youself, which i think that you was born with two sex. And whenever you post yourself as a woman, I still think you have a crush on me you sick twisted bitch. Sorry dike! I only like men that who would know how to step up to me as a real man bitch. Now, I notice that you are a cunt female.


Actually I suggest everyone ignore Reed. I'm pretty sure what gets him off are replies to his rubbish..
std infected ass? ....and you point fingers at others about being sick and feel so sorry for you


@Neci-T-911-Chely and who ever else. Your Band of sideshow Gypsies are in fact a joke. The reason you are on this thing is because you can't find a man. You are very quick to judge. You like most in your Generation wouldn't know " THE TRUTH" if it bit you in your STD Infected ASS! Go ahead and plot! I haven't even broken a sweat - YET! You are all the same no matter what! You are the type that would walk in a room with Jesus on one side- Hitler on the other and before taking a side you would ask - Who is WINNING! ! You are nothing but Racist! You have no Soul or Substance!


@Neci Hahahahahahahahahaha! Oh, this is too good! I can't believe I'm witnessing somebody who can step into it as easily as you! I told you that sometimes you're so wrong about who you think you're talking to? And then, you do it again! I am female you foolish b*tch! Go away now! Go find yourself another person to victimize with your racist rhetoric! Go on....and take your stupid phone number with you! I'm sure there's some little john on another site that would just jump at the chance to dial your number and listen to your bullsh*t. And if you're lucky...he might even be wearin' a hoodie! But don't hold your breathe, woman, 'cause that same little john's not gonna actually PAY you for the privilege!!


Whatever Reed! You know that I will hunt your ass down. Scared little worthless shrink of dick lol. I thought that you Reed post to be a man, why are you wearing the panties and not the boxer puss face huh? That shows me who you really are, a bitch!


Don't you get it? He's not coming out to play with you. As much as you wish he would. And he's certainly not going to call you. He's not scared of you. Instead, he simply perceives you as not worth it. I think it's funny how you two talk about ppl using multiple identities when you know that your "friends" do it all the time here....probably yourselves as well, but you'd never admit it. Oh, and about people makin' up other people to agree with them? Hahahaha...yeah? You're little crowd of toadies have done that so often and it's been so obvious. No, I think you're better off just tolerating from others what you and your friends dish yourselves. Stop trying to find him in every comment you don't agree with. You're probably wrong most the time anyway....and other times? You didn't even recognize him and he was right under your it shows you're obsessed with him. Why should you be? You can't stand him anyway, so let it go....let it go....let it go!

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