George Zimmerman MySpace Page Reveals Legal Problems, Possible Racism

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An old, long-unused MySpace page belonging to George Zimmerman contains apparently racist comments and casts light on his history of legal problems.

Zimmerman, who faces second-degree murder charges for killing Trayvon Martin, makes disparaging comments about Mexicans on the 2005-dated page.

He also referred triumphantly to his escape from legal troubles stemming from his confrontation with law enforcement officers, among other matters.

The page, which was confirmed as authentic Wednesday by Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’Mara, also mentions a 7-year-old domestic violence incident.

George Zimmerman MySpace Photo

Zimmerman, 28, gained national notoriety when he shot and killed Martin, 17, in Sanford, Florida, on February 26. He was not charged at the time.

The case has sparked racial tensions around the U.S., as Martin, who was unarmed, was black. Zimmerman has a white father and Hispanic mother.

Martin’s family and supporters claim he was a victim of racial profiling, while the former neighborhood watch volunteer claims he acted in self-defense.

On the old MySpace page, called “onlytobeakingagain,” Zimmerman uses the name “Joe G” and discusses leaving his hometown of Manassas, Va.

He muses on how much he misses his friends, then vveers into a slang-filled rant, with many words misspelled, about Mexicans who lived in the area.

Zimmerman writes:

“I don’t miss driving around scared to hit mexicans walkin on the street, soft (expletive) wanna be thugs messin with peoples cars when they aint around (what are you provin, that you can dent a car when no ones watchin) don’t make you a man in my book.”

“Workin 96 hours to get a decent pay check, gettin knifes pulled on you by every mexican you run into!” he adds, providing no details about these incidents.

This, of course, has little, if anything, to do with the facts of the Martin case, but it does offer an interesting window into the mind of the defendant.

Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump said Wednesday that be believes prosecutors could use Zimmerman’s MySpace comments against him.

“It’s not just speculation and innuendo. He has a history and a habit of profiling people,” he said. “He thinks certain things about certain racial groups.”

George Zimmerman Free on Bail

A statement posted on a Zimmerman defense site run by O’Mara concedes that the comments “will cast Mr. Zimmerman in a less-than-favorable light."

O'Mara even concedes it could be used as evidence in the case. His statement says there will be no comment on the MySpace statements for that reason.

The second post mentions a legal battle with an “ex-hoe,” likely a reference to a 2005 incident in which a girlfriend accused Zimmerman of attacking her.

He was not charged in that case, and on the blog post, Zimmerman writes that the woman “tried her hardest, but the judge saw through it!”

Zimmerman’s wife testified at his bail hearing in April. during which he apologized to Trayvon Martin's family, that her husband told her he was actually defending himself in that incident, not the other way around.

A recent photo of Zimmerman's bloody head may bolster his claim that he acted in self-defense during the Martin incident, which he maintains.

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George acted on self defence and he did at the right time other wise the black pig of -martin- could kill him, so -martin- got just he need.

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Trang, you always say something that makes no sense or something ridiculously stupid. White people do not claim him, but he is half white. The media would rather it be a white on black crime v.s. a hispanic on black crime. Even though this has nothing to do with race. Everyone's head is so full of what the media is telling them, or was telling them before all this new evidence has come out. Slowly it is showing this has nothing to do with racism and showing all the things the media wasn't fully showing us but people are so stuck on what they were told before that they can't see the truth. We should all be worried about George getting charged with killing a young boy, not about racism. The race war people speak of starting shows how many fools we have in this world.

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That dude doesn't look white. The whites who consider zimmerman as white are obviously turned into Latinos or lost their white heads.

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Wait, it's okay for a black man to call another black man a nigger, but a Hispanic can't say anything about another Hispanic? I'm not sure I understand this logic. And didn't Trayvon spout violence on his Twitter page? So isn't that proof that he's a violent thug who attacked Zimmerman? For race baiters, nothing will ever satisfy them that this was a horrible tragedy, nothing more, nothing less.

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I'd like to see one person say they have never said something like this about another race..you would be lying through your teeth. I'm white, when I ride through a white neighborhood that is known for robbers, carjackers, and what not, i'd be saying the same thing. I understand the frustration of paying for people to have homes and goverment checks when almost always all the do is commit criminal acts. This is no evidence for this case. The media has screwed everything up. It was never about race but people will never understand that. Trayvon deserves justice, and Zimmerman should be charged, he probably won't though, but it shouldn't be based on race it should be based on "he killed a black he is racist" it should be "he killed an innocent boy" but not bc of race. Stupid ass stand your ground law should be fixed!

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Let's NOT investigate the character of Trayvon, let him be that cute 12-year old angel boy with Teddy Bear, not the tattooed thug with grillz and attitude. Please, do your part and help cover Trayvon's horrible past. Thank you for understanding.

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Fuck RACE! Its about about PROFILING & what could have been prevented! The matter of the issue is that a young, unarmed, innocent, black male was shot dead and his killer(GEORGE ZIMMERMAN)is free claiming self-defense....SOUNDS STRANGE RIGHT???..DUH!!!! Trayvon Martin was defenseless compared to how he was killed. Even if Mr.Martin was armed, THERE IS NO EVIDENCE SHOWING HE(MR.MARTIN) CALLED THE "NON-EMERGENCY" LINE TO TELL THEM THAT ZIMMERMAN LOOKS SUSPICIOUS... UNLIKE ZIMMERMAN WHO CALLED THE "NON-EMERGENCY" LINE NOTIFYING THEM THAT HE WAS 'FOLLOWING' SOMEONE HE DID NOT RECOGNIZE OR HAD ASSOCIATED WITH...(STRANGE RIGHT?)...if zimmerman acted in self-defense, so be it. mr.martin shouldve 'beat his(zimmerman) ass' for following him around with a gun. AND its sad that it took him over 40 DAYS to say "im sorry for your loss" ...like that makes it any better...ZIMMERMAN IS SICK AND TWISTED.

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This evaluation of character has to go through the same scrutiny as that of Martin's social media, where he also showed he was an urban youth who talked a lot of trash.
What is important is what evidence is presented that can actually be used in trial.
Critical thinking needs to be used. Like in the purported video of Trayvon Martin's Fight Club video. While it would have been a nice piece of evidence that he was involved in fights, a comparison of Martin's body type in recent pictures posted on Global Grind clearly is different than the youth in the video. Therefore that video is not of Trayvon Martin.

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The 'man' being the law, he is stating he wasn't guilty of either charge but he still got a misdemeanor charge out of it.
"Im still free! The ex howe tried her hardest, but the judge saw through it! "
Clearly he is stating that his ex tried to lie but the judge saw through her lies.
Nothing really incriminating or relevant there especially as all of this is 6 years ago and he has a clean record since then.
More importantly, it shows he was raised in an urban, diverse environment with Black friends, and not the environment that would make you a racist against Black people.
At most it shows that he was exposed to an environment where crimes occurred early on which would make him more weary and distrusting of it. Couple that with a spat of burglaries? Yeah, I'd say he had a right to be suspicious of someone walking in the rain looking at houses weeks after a break in where the perp had a similar modus operandi and got away.

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@vadergirl: I excuse you for you do not understand the subtle politics within our community. Part of the reason why Hispanics did not come out to support him in big numbers is because we suspecte that race was an issue for him. You see we have light skinned and dark skinned. Many of the light skinned, the ones with white blood usually intergrate and try to cover their heritage to obtain privillege. If you go to Arizona, Texas and Floricda, you will find them. They vote for the extreme politicians who hate their brown skinned brothers. They change their names to hide their background. They are the most dangerous because they hate themselves so much! On top of that, just because you are hispanic does not mean that you are not bigotted to other hispanics from different countries. Costa rica is not the same as Cuba. There can be alot of snobbery in the relationships. So this doesnt surprise me at all. I am very disappointed though.

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