George Zimmerman Not Guilty: Celebrities React, Nearly Shut Down Twitter

George Zimmerman Not Guilty: Celebrities React, Nearly Shut Down Twitter

Minutes after the controversial verdict was announced in the George Zimmerman trial, celebs and common folk alike took to Twitter to sound off.

The case had been a lightning rod for racial and political tension since Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in February 2012, and it showed last night.

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George Zimmerman to Face Manslaughter Charge as Well as Murder

George Zimmerman to Face Manslaughter Charge as Well as Murder

The jury in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial will be allowed to consider a lesser charge of manslaughter, the judge ruled Thursday.

The ruling was a victory for the prosecution, which sought to include two additional, lesser charges from the original charge of murder in the second degree.

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