George Zimmerman says his only judge now is God

Zimmerman says he still gets death threats over the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

By Aileen Graef

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman says in an interview on CNN's New Day that he is haunted by the hatred of others, and that now "God is the only judge" he'll have now.

"Equally as disgusted with them as with the people who were threatening my family and saying negative things about me," Zimmerman says about those who support him after killing Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman hoped that life would go back to normal after the trial for killing the unarmed black teenager, but he says he is still inundated with the hatred of others.


Despite the quiet life Zimmerman claims to desire, he has cropped up in the news recently for speeding, domestic disturbance issues with his ex-wife and girlfriend, auctioning off an original painting for $100,000, and most recently when he said he would let anyone fight him in a charity boxing tournament.

The most recent headline caused a few turned heads because during his trial, Zimmerman claimed he couldn't fight off Martin, which is why he used lethal force. When Chris Cuomo mentioned it in the interview, Zimmerman responded, "A boxing match with a referee in controlled conditions are significantly different than being mounted and as the witness stated 'ground impounded.' If I went out there and got beat up, the charity would still be getting paid. I don't want to get beat up but I saw it as an opportunity."


When asked about the judgement of others he responded, "God is the only judge that I have to answer to now." As for his normal life, Zimmerman plans to become an attorney to prevent the "miscarriage of justice."

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