George Zimmerman's Brother: Sorry For Racist Tweets!

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Robert Zimmerman Jr., the brother of Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman, says he's sorry for a series of racist Tweets about his brother's case.

"I made a mistake," Robert Zimmerman Jr. said during an appearance on CNN's Piers Morgan Live. "It unfortunately may not have helped George."

That's putting it mildly.

Robert Zimmerman Jr.

George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for killing Martin, who was 17, in an altercation in a residential neighborhood in Sanford, Florida.

Prosecutors say the neighborhood watch captain racially profiled, pursued and shot the unarmed Martin as he returned from a convenience store.

That was February 2012. Fast forward to this week: Robert Zimmerman posted side-by-side photos of Trayvon Martin and a teenager arrested last week.

A teen who was arrested in the fatal shooting of a 13-month-old boy as his mother was pushing his stroller down the street in a coastal Georgia town.

The photos showed Martin and the teenager posing while making an obscene gesture. He wrote: "A picture is worth a thousand words ... any questions?"

In another tweet, Robert Zimmerman said, "Lib media shld ask if what these2 black teens did 2 a woman & baby is the reason ppl think blacks might B risky."

Pers Morgan, in his interview with Zimmerman, called the tweets about Martin and the other teenager "incendiary" and "bordering on outright racism."

"I understand this was controversial and I apologize," he said.

Mark O'Mara, George Zimmerman's lawyer, has also criticized Robert Zimmerman's tweets. George Zimmerman's murder trial is set for June.

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