The “star witness” for the prosecution in the trial of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin, Rachel Jeantel, sat down for a wide-ranging interview with MSNBC host Al Sharpton. The full interview will air on his program, Politics Nation, on Wednesday night. Clips of the interview featured on MSNBC on Tuesday morning show that Jeantel revealed her thoughts on Zimmerman attorney Don West.
“I’m a teenager,” Jeantel told Sharpton. “Don — how did a jury think of African-American teenager? They supposed to be cussing. I didn’t even curse to Don.”
“I didn’t show him a lot of respect,” she conceded, “because he was acting childish. He was asking re – ridiculous questions.”
“But I kept my ground,” Jeantel declared. “I stand strong. I never cursed.”
Watch the clip below via MSNBC:
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