(WTVO) – Kyle Rittenhouse has launched a new fundraising project to sue the media organization, he announced on Monday.
Rittenhouse made an announcement on Fox News “Tucker Carlson tonight.”
The “Media Accountability” project will be “a tool to help raise funds and bring the media to justice for the lies they told and deal with them in court,” the statement said. Business Insider.
“I don’t want to see anyone else have to deal with what I’ve been through,” the 18-year-old Rittenhouse said, adding that he was considering lawsuits against “politicians, celebrities, athletes” who called him a “murderer.” despite an acquittal for killing two men and injuring a third during a protest riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 2020.
Rittenhouse said he was contacted shortly after the verdict Nicholas SandmanA student who was featured in a 2019 viral video in which he looked down on an Indian activist in Washington, D.C., Sandman sued several media outlets and reached an agreement with CNN, The Washington Post and NBC News for the coverage that prompted him look racist.
Sandman encouraged Rittenhouse to follow his example in the lawsuit.
Rittenhouse said Whoopi Goldberg of The View and Chenk Uyghur of The Young Turks are on the list of people he intends to sue.
“We will consider them in the courtroom,” he said.