Precious Dinner Theater

dinner party[Blind Gossip] This comedic actor might want to think twice about how he expresses himself when it comes to imitating people. He was out to dinner with a group of friends when the discussion turned to the Trayvon Martin/ George Zimmerman trial.

The actor – who may have had a drink or two – loudly referred to one of the witnesses as “precious”, called her “retarded”, and then proceeded to do an impromptu routine as the witness. He used a variety of exaggerated hand and facial gestures to imitate the witness’ performance on the stand.

While he known as a comedic actor, not all of the patrons in the restaurant were amused by his routine.

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169 comments to Precious Dinner Theater

  • AshCakes

    How distasteful and completely inappropriate I have no idea who it is, but I hope this gets solved. That poor girl he is referring to is only 19 years old and has been through hell and now is being scrutinized, I feel for her…

    • PatioPrincess

      AshCakes, Come-on!, Really? Did you not see/hear her? it was so bad it was comical. I had to laugh so I wouldn’t cry she was THAT dumb. It is sad, but at least people can laugh to cover/hide their shock that she would get that far in school and just be dumber than a box-or-rocks. It really was funny. Not her physical appearance because I agree, that would be mean, but the responses she gave to the questions and her utter lack of reality. She was irritated to have to testify at her friends trial. The friend, you know, who DIED. She apparently didn’t have time for that nonsense. It was just sad.

      • redstilettos

        It was also pretty sad that she couldn’t read a letter she supposedly wrote to TM’s mom. She could only read her name.

      • ajigglin

        Have you been on the phone with someone who was shot while you were on the phone with him/her? Did it occur to you that maybe, just maybe, she was irritated at the defense lawyer and the fact she had to relive that experience?

      • jacksonian

        Is this the chick who couldn’t read cursive?

      • Mumumumu

        Princess, I completely agree with you. The issue is not that she is fat, ugly, illiterate or dim-witted. Instead she chose to present herself as a belligerent, malcontent, and disrespectful person spewing racial epithets to whites, in front of an all-white women jury.

        She was there to help the prosecution serve justice for the murder of her Friend. Trayvon Martin needs his friends now more than ever, and Jenteal acting as a hostile witness does not do him any favors.

        Sorry to disagree with most of the commenters, but let’s call a spade a spade and stop trying to excuse her behavior. One chooses how to behave. And her behavior is inexcusable.

      • lizzielouisa

        You people who post such hateful comments should REALLY do research before posting such vile and hateful words. She can’t read cursive in English because she speaks three languages Creole (one of the hardest to learn) Spanish and English. She can’t write cursive in English but can in the other two languages. This trial is heartbreaking-did you really expect the last person to talk to Trayvon Martin before he was murdered by George Zimmerman to be bright eyed & bushy tailed? On to of that, I sure wouldn’t be very happy answering questions @the murder from the very man who made a joke @ Trayvon’s death in his opening statement while standing right in front of Trayvon’s parents. Oh Yeah, fist time poster, Ace.

      • Fortuna88

        Why do people bother to comment on the factual or legal circumstances of her testimony when it’s clear they haven’t any clue. She is a witness in a criminal case – not a public figure who impliedly consents to public ridicule and scrutiny by putting themselves in the limelight. She did not create the circumstances she has to testify about, nor does she have anything to do with the fact that the case is of national interest – she is literally and bravely performing her civic duty by agreeing to give testimony and subject herself to the awful ugly comments of anonymous trolls.

        Secondly, she didn’t “spew” any racial epithets. She testified Trayvon said that he was being followed by a “creepy cracker.” The reason she has to attest to what he said is because he was KILLED and cannot testify himself. The reason why she was asked what he said is because it goes to his state of mind and serves to identify his killer. This does not make her a racist – it makes her a witness.

        She could not read the cursive English writing is because she is from Haiti and her first language is French. She is also learned in Creole, Spanish and English. Also, the letter was not “evidence offered by her.” It was offered by the prosecution, and the only way to get a non-official writing into evidence is “authentication” by the author as to the content. She is the author of the letter – which was written to Trayvon’s mother near the time of his murder becuse she wanted an account of what Rachel could recall from the conversation – but it was prepared by a friend BECAUSE she wanted the written account to be clear and writing it herself may have confused things because, again, English is not her first language. So no, she is not a liar because she couldn’t reAd what was written.

        She was not belligerent because she protested or misunderstood a line of questioning. The lawyer who was asking the questions was being unclear, rude and mocking. She was understandingly frustrated.

        As a trial lawyer myself who has taken testimony for multiple days from a witness, I will vouch for the fact that it is an emotionally, mentally and physically draining experience. I’ve seen more sophisticated witnesses reduced to tears during testimony just from the frustration of trying to be understood. And that is without national media and people like you breaking down every aspect of her appearance, demeanor and words.

        I don’t expect non-lawyers to understand the nuances of trial testimony, but I do expect some sense of empathy or humanity from people in general for someone forced by tragedy into undesirable situations. She doesn’t owe you people any explanation for who she is or how she speaks, but you owe yourselves a long look in the mirror for how you talk about a total stranger who is being a brave and responsible member of society. I pray she is a able to come out of this without knowledge of how people have unjustly accused and misjudged who she is without even understanding what they’re talking about. Not many other teenagers could handle such hateful dissection.

      • ThinkerBelle

        Fortuna88 – Love you!

      • nolabelle

        Wonder if fortuna88 ever posted something similar deafening Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld or Romney and Palin when any of them were tarred and feathered for a one word malapropism, a nervous answer during their first national interview, or testifying before congress with Dems trying to pressure and force slip ups, nerves rattled, etc.? I doubt it. Could be wrong about that and that would surprise me.

    • gypjet

      Dear Ashcakes, a 19 year old is not a child. 17 year olds can go to war serving their country. We should totally overlook her bad manners, racism, and terrible use of the English language just because she is Black? Absolutely not. Maybe that’s why our urban schools are in such bad shape because nobody wants better for those poor kids. She is not a baby. She just had two pages of tweets deleted that mentioned doing drugs and drinking alcohol. Our country needs to lift these schools up and get these kids educated.

      • WhatLolaWants

        English was not her first, or second language. It was her THIRD, and since you mentioned her race, the media has made sure to drag her through the mud.

      • What Had Happened Was ...

        What racism are you referencing? If you’re referring to her using the racial slur, “cracker”, she was quoting Trayvon Martin. Those are not her words.

      • scumby

        As being under 21, she committed crimes by drinking alcohol and taking drugs

      • PatioPrincess

        Some of those “poor” kids in the urban schools are: Disruptive, argumentative, frequently tardy/absent (with parental excuses that just don’t stop.) They don’t participate in lessons, they don’t complete classwork or homework they interrupt lessons and stop teaching/learning from taking place with their poor behavior. They are riddled with ADHD, low IQ and they still manage to come to school with their Arizona teas, Rock Stars, Starbucks in massive quantities and are hopped up on caffeine, sugar and junk in the morning before school even begins.

        The cure to this problem is actively involved parents that have firm consequences at home for poor behavior and poor academic performance. They are consistent and always insist on bettering their children. If that doesn’t occur, you get a Rachel Jeantel who will never productively contribute to society. She’ll only take and drain money and will, predictably, have more kids that will behave in the the exact manner she does. It’s sad, but it’s true. I dare you to tell me other wise.

        The good news is that for every Rachel Jeantel, there are girls just like her that study (even under adverse conditions) and realize that school is the way out of their crappy life so they take it seriously and have, poor/uneducated parents that still want better for their kids and support them. These girls work HARD because that is what it takes to overcome and the reap what they sow.

    • chiles

      @lizzielouisa

      I’m really confused. Being unable to read cursive is one thing, fine, I can’t help it if the educational system has failed this girl. Just leave it at that. If she speaks Creole and Spanish first, and English third, I assume she grew up speaking Creole, therefore it’s not that hard for her to learn. It would arguably be more difficult for someone who tries to pick it up later in life. Secondly, she can read cursive in Creole and Spanish, but not English? Seriously? When did Creole and Spanish treat themselves to new alphabets? Sorry, but that doesn’t make sense to me.

      • Jester

        I agree with you about the cursive writing in English. I don’t know about creole, but the Spanish language uses the same alphabet, so confusing to me, too. ?????

    • coco

      I’m glad you wrote Ashcakes. My lowly opinion is that the ridicule being thrown her is the fuel for a vicious cycle that further promotes distrust from the people being ridiculed. The young woman couldn’t write in cursive and that doesn’t surprise me based on schools nowadays (I tutor kids that are 10-12 years old in PA, who can only print–since the advent of the computer, it’s not as rare as you’d think).

      She had dictated the letter and had a friend of hers write it in the ‘respected cursive’ and then signed it herself.

      Our society creates our youth and no one here has lived in her shoes.

    • Cat

      Lizzie – She cannot speak and write Spanish fluently. Please don’t confuse people by making this BS comment.

  • 2BEAUCOUP

    IT’S TRUE.
    DID YOU LOOK AT THOSE DEAD VACANT EYES.
    WE ALL NEED TO BE SCARED,THERE ARE TOO MANY BLACK,WHITE,YELLOW,AND BROWN THAT ARE HOLLOW WITH NO SOUL
    IF SHE SPENT 1/4 THE TIME ON EDUCATION AS SHE DID ON DRANK,SMOKE,WEAVE,NAILS,TWITTER AND TEXT SHE MIGHT BE SOMEBODY NOT SOMETHING(A BAD JOKE)!

    • prleonard2

      She was an ear witness to the death of a friend. We also have NO clue what she has been through in her 19 years. I’d bet that her “dead vacant eyes” have more to do with trauma rather than education.

      • nolabelle

        Pr- I’d bet that education played a larger part than you are allowing, given the answers, demeanor and bigotry she exhibited( cracker is not a racist term.!)

      • KWDragon

        Actually replying to noabelle: Cracker is a racist term. It refers to poor, illiterate white Floridians, who were called crackers because they lived in cracker box style houses. I have lived in Florida and it most definitely IS thrown around as a racial epithet.

      • nolabelle

        Kw -I was in agreement with you. That last sentence was meant as sarcasm and thus the explanation point. Sorry if that didnt come across..

    • Fortuna88

      Wow. 2beaucoup
      Je crois que non.
      People like YOU cause MEto go dead behind the eyes. It’s better than trying to educate illiterate ignorant racists like you, who can’t even see that you are in no position to judge another as souless or hollow because you are too filled with hate to understand anyone else. And, it’s clled “caps lock.” You are to “unlock” the “caps” if you want to type something in a manner which would indicate you actually paused to think before writing such a disgusting message.
      Merci.

      • 2BEAUCOUP

        HAVE YOU’VE EVER BEEN LEGALLY BLIND,
        IF NOT, * U.
        I’M NOT A RACIST.I’M A REALIST.
        THIS ISN’T MARTIN LUTHER KING’S DREAM,IT’S HIS WORST NIGHTMARE.
        FROM JAZZ,STAX/VOLT/MOTOWN TO * RAP-
        DEVOLUTION.
        AS PER IQ
        I’LL SPOT YOU 35 POINTS AND EASILY BEAT YOU.
        I’VE TESTED OVER 200 MANY TIMES.
        IT IS EVIDENT THAT IF “I THINK NOT” IS YOUR LIFE’S RUDDER.YOU’LL SOON HIT THE ROCKS.

        P.S.
        MY FATHER WAS THE ONLY PERSON THAT WOULD GIVE BLACKS A DECENT JOB IN MY TOWN IN THE 50’S,IT COST HIM JOBS.
        MY MOTHER GREW UP ON A FARM THAT WAS TOTALLY SURROUNDED BY BLACKS.YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY TIMES HER CHILDHOOD FRIENDS WILL PRAISE MOM AND DAD AS ONE OF FAMILY.
        HAVE YOU EVER SET UP AT A WAKE FOR A LITTLE BOY WHO WAS DROWNED.ONE OF MY FATHER’S WORKER’S SON(MY AGE) WAS MY FIRST WAKE.WE WERE THE ONLY WHITES,BUT THAT DIDN’T MATTER-OUR GRIEF WAS REAL.
        WHEN ONE OF DAD’S WORKERS WOULD DO WORK AT OUR HOUSE,HE WOULDN’T COME IN FOR LUNCH.
        MOM WOULD SAY “TIME FOR A COOK OUT”
        WE’D ALL GO OUT AND HAVE A PARTY.
        LATER I FOUND OUT THAT THE HEAD OF THE KLAN LIVED 3 HOUSES UP.
        MOM KNEW IT AND RUBBING IT IN HIS FACE WAS A GUILTY PLEASURE.
        A RACIST NEVER-DISAPPOINTED AND HEART BROKEN,YES.

    • Mumumumu

      Forgive my ignorance, but what is wrong with her neck?

      • luvprue1

        She doesn’t have a neck. She 19 ,she should not be that unhealthy looking.

      • 2BEAUCOUP

        GOITER-I DIDN’T SEE THIS.THYROID MEDICATION COULD CHANGE HER LIFE.
        THAT IS SERIOUS AND NEEDS IMMEDIATE ATTENTION.
        THAT IS A REAL ISSUE HERE.
        GOD HELP THAT POOR GIRL.
        HOW SHE IS BEING USED FOR EVERYONE’S BENEFIT EXCEPT HERS.

      • PatioPrincess

        She’s clinically obese. I’m overweight so I can say it. She’s fat. She eats too much and has gotten so obese she’ll struggle with her weight the rest of her life and suffer health problems because of it. She needs help as she’s way too young to be that heavy.

  • RockyRaccoon

    Sounds like Chris Rock’s kinda shtick.

  • CanaryCry

    George Lopez?
    Denis Leary?
    Drew Carey?
    Michael Richards?
    Jim Carrey?
    Jack Nicholson?

    • La Lurker

      Agree with Jim Carrey guess – “think twice” about how he expresses himself = Dumb & Dumber, Liar Liar.

      • jasper

        Jim is currently renouncing the (over the top) violence in his upcoming movie KICK-ASS 2. I seriously doubt he would turn around and do this while people are still calling him a hypocrite for that.

    • ToadKisser

      George Lopez is mean, and not funny. But I’m not sure he’s relevant enough for anyone to care.

  • scumby

    That’s funny because many of us thought the same thing.

  • guessingnotknowing

    I don’t know who he was… but she used the word “retarded” in her testimony. Don’t know if he was quoting her or not, because the context is hard to tell.

    • coco

      I forget what exactly he said, but Zimmerman’s attorney had asked her why she couldn’t remember exactly how long she’d been on the phone with Martin before the call cut off (and I’m pretty that that was after the gunshot), and was pressing her as if it was totally unbelievable that she hadn’t focused on how long the call took–(cuz maybe her friend was attacked and killed???? duh?) And her response to him was, “Are you retarded?”

      Frankly, I’m with her 100% on that one….
      Phone records are easy enough to prove, but he was a slime.

  • mary76lee

    Actor: Kevin James

  • coco

    My first instinct is robin williams. Over the past many years, whenever I’ve seen him as a guest anywhere, he always manages to ridicule some part of society that doesn’t deserve it…it makes me think that he’s got a mean streak bigger than his comedy (or whatever comedic talent he has left). He also one of the few who would actually have the brass cojones ego-wise to think that every thing he does is beyond reproach.

  • DivaKarma

    I have no idea but this person is an %$$

  • august

    Jamie Foxx althought he’s promoting with Tatum…so Jamie did the ugly girl in living color so I thought that possible.

    • PatioPrincess

      I forgot about “Ugly Girl” you’re right, that would have been a Jamie thing. I also thought of Carlos Mencia and his “Dee-dee-DEE” routine.

    • Mumumumu

      Jamie Foxx, that’s the first person

    • ToadKisser

      Would be a good guess because he’s a narcissistic attention seeker, but after winning an Oscar for Ray I think he’s just called an “actor” without the “comedic” qualifier. Having said this, someone needs to invent a time machine, go back in time and prevent the birth of whoever’s idea it was to cast him and Channing Tatum in a movie as the president and a secret service agent.

  • SouthJerseyGirl

    Tracy Morgan?

  • caela94

    Lolo Jones is catching heat about her comments on twitter about rachel

  • Syd Wishes

    Why would anyone aside from a group of attorneys discuss this horrifying case at a dinner table? I have to cover my ears and sing “Windy” (the song that’s always in my head for some reason) loudly whenever I hear the words Trayvon or Zimmerman.

    • Syd Wishes

      PS Exaggerated hand and facial expressions makes me think of Jim Carrey, though he doesn’t seem the type.

      “Retarded” when I was growing up, was always used by my peers from Providence, Boston, Maine, et al term, which makes me think of the setting of several Farrelly brothers’ movies. Jim Carrey’s been in two of their movies that I can recall.

      • MrsBreeder

        I grew up in Texas and “retarded” was used casually all the time. So, I don’t think it is a regional thing.

    • wendy hood

      I know. One should never have anything less than completely PC, lets make sure no one can get “offended” talk at a dinner table.

    • pumpkin

      Great! Now I have “Windy” stuck in my head. Thanks a lot.

      • ToadKisser

        Oh cr*p. Me too.

      • Syd Wishes

        “Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.” (F. Nietzsche)

        I disagree with Freddie. But my apologies to you, Pumpkin and ToadKisser. I shouldn’t have mentioned that song, it really is horribly difficult to get out of one’s head. So truly sorry!!!

  • DreamyVelvet

    Gilbert Gottfried

  • JustSayin

    Who is known to make exaggerated gestures, and not ashamed to throw words around for shock value?
    Jim Carrey? Nah hes become the sensitive type.
    Andy Dick! Oh wait, would he have a dinner party?
    Ben Stiller, that’s my final answer.

  • weareallstars

    This is a wild guess…Jamie Fox. Although, he has recently been doing more dramatic and action movie type roles, he did get his break on In Living Color. The line about “may have had a drink or two” could refer to his song “Blame it on the Alcohol”. A few years ago, he made some really nasty comments about Miley Cyrus on his radio show, The Fox Hole, which leads me to believe he is not the most tactful person when it comes to discussing young ladies.

    I totally apologize if I’m wrong. Whoever he is, he sounds like a complete ignorant, superficial and sorry a-hole!! I feel so bad for that girl. She did not ask to be thrust into the national spotlight like that.

  • PatioPrincess

    I don’t care who it was, but, I would have loved to have overheard/seen that! I can’t wait until SNL rips her a new one. I would hope the comedian was:

    Chris Rock
    Jerry Seinfeld
    Carlos Mencia (He would actually be the best for this gal.) I can just hear the “Dee Dee DEE!” as I type this and I’m giggling.

    I kept waiting for someone to throw her a fish or a frog or something.

    • tonysgirl69

      And I am waiting for someone to throw a manners book at your head!

      • PatioPrincess

        Clearly I was referring to the Star Wars movie, specifically the “Jaba the Hut” scene where somebody tosses him a frog and he gobbles it up. You obviously haven’t seen it or you’d see the comparisons. You couldn’t not see it.

  • FiyahHotFlashy

    Tracey Morgan, Kevin Hart, Gilbert Gottfried,Robin Williams, George Lopez….all of them have foot in mouth disease. Whoever said those things is ignorant and mean. Hope someone caught him on tape

  • slantrhyme

    Ben Stiller is the first one who came to mind. I think it has to be someone who’s known for doing impersonations, which Ben is. He also seems extremely arrogant. Whoever it is, how ignorant, to make fun of a kid.

  • NeedNoStinkinBadges

    Wild guess–Ricky Gervais
    He’s gotten in trouble before for acting in a way that seemed to make fun of the developmentally disabled.

  • mamacita3

    He called her precious? Okay…that is a *teensy* bit funny….

  • AuntieMama

    Whoever it was mocked the WRONG person. This is real life not a tv show. She was giving testimony and approached her situation slightly cautious (she had reason). The ones to make fun of and mock are the clueless attorneys and that Ashley whatever on CNN who kept perpertrating the “I can’t understand her” “She’s being rude” blah blah blah. I didn’t think it was even an issue until the media played it up. She should be fired because she showed her stupidity on CNN’s time and she’s a grown woman. The US is NOT about LA/Chicago/New York..those are the exceptions with their wannabe European cities…It’s the second cities with their slower paced lifestyle than their “first” cousins, the rural towns, the deep South,etc..and the regional cultures that differentiate them from others in the country. And why is this a national story? Is it because Zimmerman looks like Chazz Bono?

    • nolabelle

      Wow. Presidents are real life and they are mocked mercilessly be it Obama or Bush. It is normal for humans dining together to talk about any news of the day and current events too. Mocking an adult for their tweets and demeanor and answers in a courtroom seems fair game, especially if a national interest event.

      • ToadKisser

        This is a terrible analogy. Politicians and celebrities choose to put themselves in the public eye. This person did not. We all have a Constitutional right to privacy thst we can choose to give up or not, but this woman was compelled by law to testify on national television. You sound like you lack even a minimal amount of compassion for others, which if true is very sad.

  • sugarbread

    Jonah hill seems full of douchebaggery these days. he seems like he is clooneys level..in his words

  • La Llorona

    It’s Jonah Hill, that jealous *.

  • worldsoldestkitten

    I’m really distressed by some of the comments I’m reading here. This girl didn’t try out for the role of witness; she was a normal human being who happened to be on the phone with a murder victim. She’s doing the best she can. Not every human being is a Rhodes Scholar. Not every human being speaks perfectly or looks great. Poor kid is young and scared and on national TV in a case with heavy racial overtones. Back off and save your sniping for public figures!

    • What Had Happened Was ...

      Well said! And thank you for your voice of reason. :-)

    • nolabelle

      You make some good points but an adult who puts tweets out into the public domain that boasts of drunkenness, drugs, and bigotry deserves some public backlash. Also this adult, as poorly educated as she appears to be,has probably watched tv , movies, read Internet enough that she should know already that cracker is an offensive insulting racist bigoted term and no one gets a free pass on using it. There are consequences to that and she must reap what she chose to sow. It is sad, but she isn’t getting publicly tarred and feathered like Paula Deen is right now on a national scale nor is she losing her job because of her racist words ( I don’t think). So I think we should keep this in perspective.

      • jacksonian

        ^THIS!

      • H321

        Firstly, Paula Deen is a full on racist. There is a reason she is being sued by a WHITE employee for numerous things. Among them, constantly using the N word to the point she answered “of course” when asked if she uses the word in a deposition she probably never knew was public domain. As well as calling wait staff little n******, wanting to plan a Plantation style wedding as if this is Gone With the Wind romanticized look at a brutal and barbaric past. Paula Deen is HATE, which is why everyone dropped her. Seems to me Rachel’s only RELEVANT fault is not thinking cracker is a racist term. Well there’s a reason they can say that word on TV, it doesn’t carry any significance or historical context besides what whites called other poor whites. She still gave her testimony that was unwavering and unchanged no matter how much the prosecution wanted to spend 7 hours asking her if she was ‘sure’ of her answers. So no, she is not on trial, Zimmerman is and remember that.

      • nolabelle

        Wow-you seem to know adamantly what is actually inside Deen’s heart and mind, regardless, I just stated she was being tarred and feathered and losing her career which is a different degree and level of punishment and persecution that a public backlash at demeanor, and bigotry. Your defense of the use of the word cracker as not being racist is because it is used on tv. Well it’s modern context is and had been since the 80s or 90s i think that this is also a racist and unacceptable word. Even more, there are many shows on tv that also use or have used the N word! In fact, there is one network that seems to promote it and make a profit from it even as we speak and has for decades. It involves blacks calling each other this. That has been the “modern” context too. It still isn’t acceptable and should not be, especially because of its historical context. I truly don’t think it’s modern context can eliminate that. Yet I am pretty sure you wouldn’t support Deen’s defense when she pointed that out during a national tv interview.

      • H321

        I don’t need to speculate what is in Paula Deen’s heart when its written down on ink in plain English. Her actions, not just thoughts, connotes someone who has been very comfortable in her life demeaning blacks. She deserves a public backlash because that is morally unacceptable behavior and likely broke many clauses in her contracts with companies, so it is against business ethics as well. Your initial comparison to excusing the hate aimed towards Rachel as somehow warranted given Paula Deen’s situation is completely irrelevant and has no equivalencies at all. You state her belief that cracker is not a racist term as a reason she deserves to be mocked and bullied online? It is a racial term, but again look at its roots. It was created by whites, said by whites and aimed at whites. Its roots having morphed from a term of endearment to a describe a brutal slave master to a derogatory term referring to poor whites. It does not have the weight and historical context as the N word because that carries with it all the abuses and unspeakable crimes over hundreds of years against a people and was used and created by whites as a derogatory terms (therefore a racist and not just racial) against members. The fact that would would compare the two situations and words is ridiculous on its face. There is no comparison. You can go back to mocking a witness at a trial now.

      • nolabelle

        Omg- again, I did not say what you are arguing about. Please read my words again or more carefully perhaps. I never once said going after the witness was ” warranted” because of Deen’s situation. The rest is a just another repeat that still ignores any of the counters, so I’ll leave you in that do loop. It doesn’t make your inaccurate rendering of modern context any truer. But I do know a whole lot of leftists who believe it does, including much of the current administration’s inner circle. Retreading mein kemp won’t make it more successful ths time around, IMHO.

  • nolabelle

    A lot of good guesses so far. I must admit that I also thought this soy ds like something Wanda Sykes would do since she is not afraid to call it real, but then upon reading it again, it seems a male is the gender so I lean towards Jamie Foxx, Chris Rock or Eddie Murphy who all tell it like it is often enough to maybe rattle a few outsiders.

  • josette

    I DON’T CARE HOW DUMB SHE MIGHT SOUND, OR HOW SHE LOOKS…I AM ASHAMED IF HOW PEOPLE CAN BE SO HORRIBLE WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO OUR FELLOW MAN OR WOMAN..SHE IS A HUMAN BEING..WHOSE FAMILY WAS THREATENED ALL THE WAY UP UNTIL THIS POINT…AND LET’S NOT FORGET…OUR SCHOOL SYSTEMS *…I WORKED WITH WHITE CHILDREN IN WEST VIRGINIA. .WHO SPOKE A LOT WORSE THAN HER..AND LET’S NOT FORGET THE AWFUL THING THAT ZIMMERMAN DID…THAT’S WHO WE SHOULD BE CALLING NAMES…REMINDS US OF THE TRULY STUPID..AND PEOPLE WHO ARE AS DUMB AS ROCKS…LAST TIME I CHECKED..HER ONLY CRIME..IS HAVING THE MISFORTUNE. .OF LISTENING TO A FRIEND BEING KILLED…BEING HARASSED AND THREATENED FOR IT..AND HAVING TO COME TO COURT TO BE FURTHER HARASSED. ..AND MADE FUN OF ON NATIONAL T.V…SHAME ON YOU PEOPLE

    • What Had Happened Was ...

      Thank you!

    • nolabelle

      Oh and I forgot to mention, it seems you have convicted Zimmerman before the facts are all in. And you call forhimto be called names too. Yes he did a terrible thing in the taking of a young man’s life. But in this country you are innocent until proven guilty, and his trial isn’t over yet. He may be found guilty of murder or involuntary manslaughter or whatever. I hope cooler heads will prevail in letting the justice system work. The recent media reports calling for riots if the verdict is not guilty of murder seems like trying to force a verdict, threaten a community with lawlessness and spit in the eye of our justice system. This Hispanic guy is up on serious charges,and we should allow an impartial jury (that the prosecution also agreed to impanel) to do their job that we the people hope and pray for.

      • valley of the dolls

        I truly live for the day when people will realise that cracker is not nor will it ever be a racist term.

        Do you know where the term originated from? The slave masters on plantations who were quicker than the rest to break out the whip and crack it across the back of a slave.

        Tell me again how that makes it a racist, derogatory slur?

      • nolabelle

        Valley-because this is not the 1700s and it is the modern use and modern context that society agrees it is a bigoted and racist term against whites. Another example, do you defend blacks calling each other the N word in modern days? Or money being made off that very thing?
        Another example, albeit different, the word gay in the 1700s did not have a context of homosexual, yet today if used, society only connotes homosexual. So, if blacks say the N word is racist if a white calls them that, even today in this modern era, then surely you can understand why whites feel the same way today in this modern era when blacks call them the C word which is meant to be derogatory.

    • scumby

      Wrong, her crime may be perjury.

    • VodkaSoaked

      Maybe the reason people are so upset and angry to the point they mock and ridicule the girl isn’t because they are evil or bigoted. But rather because she is a glaring reminder of what we all don’t want to admit. This girl, for all her faults of which you have to admit are many, IS the average American youth. She is the result of lack of funding to our schools, and the failed “War on Drugs” and other failed programs by a government that doesn’t even bother to hide the fact it’s been bought and sold. And she’s a reminder that we are a society that has allowed ourselves to be scared into allowing our basic human rights to be taken from us without even a semblance of a fight because we’re too busy following the avarice that comes from idolizing the trivial lives of celebritites instead of focusing on making our planet and ourselves better.

      But, hey, I’m telling you all this on a gossip site, so what do I know.

      • nolabelle

        Valley – I agree with everything you said. i think the amount of funds to schools was and has been enormous- so maybe it was the misuse of those funds into lining pockets of greedy and selfish authorities. I also think the funds on fighting drugs has been enormous but again perhaps misused and misdirected by bad actions of people not looking out for the public good. I also agree with our preoccupation in worshipping at the altar of celebrity all while letting our rights and country slip out of our hands. I see this confluence due to demise of the nuclear family. A great anthropologist who studied thousands of societies demonstrated that the demise of the nuclear family, and its authority, abrogation of responsibilities, causes the downfall of the state( country).

  • ajigglin

    Some of these comments really speak to the character of the people that wrote them. To condone the mocking of this 19 year old says way more about that person than it does about the witness. Kudos to those commenting that realize how disgusting that behavior is.

  • tennispeach

    If a black comedian made the comment, this would not even be an issue.

  • tennispeach

    P.S. The girl was not very credible, and the witness for the defense was extremely credible, but you will not hear that from the liberal media.

    • tonysgirl69

      Really? I bet you won’t say that to her face.

      • jacksonian

        LOL. I’ll say it to her face. She consistently lied and changed her story, right down to something as elementary as her age! What a piece of work!

      • tonysgirl69

        Is this Zimmermans brother? Get off the computer and go help your brother out. He’s gonna need it.

      • ToadKisser

        So you would prefer an unbiased media to give opinions more in line with your own. Got it.

      • nolabelle

        How about doing their proper job which is to be an unbiased media if one of the big four? Opinions should be completely removed from the four national networks who have their license and waves chartered solely for the public good. Opinions should be left to the freedom of numerous networks on cable tv.

  • scumby

    She deserves the ridicule.A man is facing life in prison and she treats it like a joke.

    • Tanzania

      The man is facing life because he took a life when he had no cause.

      • scumby

        that is just your opinion. The law of Florida is what governs this -self defense is a legal justification for saving your own life while having your head slammed into concrete.stick to the facts.

      • PatioPrincess

        Having your head smashed into a concrete curb….oh nevermind, I guess you won’t understand that it could kill you and give you brain damage.

        If Trayvon wouldn’t have bashed the guys head in, he wouldn’t have gotten shot. Are you advocating that Zim should have just let Trayvon continue to bash his head in and do nothing?

      • CatGrant

        facts, huh, scumby? fact – the dude has called the police close to fifty times in the past 3 years. fact – he saw black kid walking through his neighborhood and automatically suspected he was there to commit a crime. fact – he stalked him, (to the degree that the kid mentions it to his friend on the phone). fact – he approaches the kid with a gun, even though 911 told him not to. I’m that kid and I see a man with a gun who’s been following me street to street? I’m fighting for MY life. Zimmerman is a racist piece of garbage who got himself into a mess and shot his way out of it.

      • nolabelle

        Whoa cat- I think there are a few facts missing there in order to get the whole context. I think that neighborhood had a rash of breaking r burglaries or something and thus, why they paid for neighborhood watch. Going with your scenario, if I was that kid, I would not have turned back onto the security person and gone after him, especially if he had a gun. If I had, it would have been with my hands and arms clearly up, saying loudly” officer, sorry to cause any disruption, sir”, I was just walking home. Yes, I think Zim was wrong to get out of the car after the 911 dispatch said to stay in the car, but people in crisis mode don’t always react precisely as the 911 person tells them. So even getting out, he may had a reason( person was trying to go into a yard ? Or around the corner? Don’t know, waiting to hear the rest if the trial. Right now, it seems to me that both parties could have done things to de-escalate the tense situation. So I am curious now to learn the rest of the story to understand why it escalated out of hand.

      • Fortuna88

        I agree – he took the life of an unarmed guy whom he seemed (according from police interview) to suspect lived there. Zimmerman was not “security” as one person suggested – he was a an armed citizen on neighborhood watch. Also, just because AT SOME POINT zimmerman was on his back as Trayvon fought back – during what an eyewitness desctibed as “wrestling” back and forth for a few minutes- and gained an advantage does NOT justify Zimmerman’s use of deadly force.

        Getting your head bashed into the ground so as to make 2 very small cuts (2 cm and less than 1 cm) is hardly indicative of Trayvon being the instigator, particularly against an armed obese loser who fancied himself a mixed marshal arts enforcer who folllowed and confronted Trayvon, his neighbor.

        Zimmerman caused literally everything that happened that night. His boo boo that happened when Trayvon fought back in self defense against someone following him, a night, in the rain is not relevan to the fact that Zimmerman was the agressor. Zimmerman is on trial. Trayvon is dead. You can placate yourselves by thinking Trayvon was involved in neighbothood troubles or got the best of zimmerman at some point, but it won’t change the fact tht HE is in a coffin. He is not on trial. He is the victim.

        People twisting themslves up into a ball to convince thmselves this 17 year old unarmed kid deserved it are just proving why this is a racially charged trial. There was NO crime committed against Zimmerman at any point. There WAS a crime committed against Trayvon. It’s embarassing at this point how much some people refuse to understand who is on trial and why. Talk about lack of education – Rachel appears to be phi beta kappa against Trayvon’s detractors when it comes to grasping this one and only relevant issue.

      • H321

        Nolabelle, you don’t know that Trayvon ‘went after’ Zimmerman, Zimmerman was the one in pursuit so the rational scenario would be the person doing the pursiing would be the one to have gone after another person. Trayvon also did not have to explain himself to a wannabe cop if he didn’t want to, his father’s fiance lived in the neighborhood so he had every right to freaking walk home. And Zimmerman did not act in a ‘crisis mode’ he chose to get out to pursue someone who was simply walking home. What crisis occurred that warranted a pursuit? Was Trayvon breaking and entering? No. Simply put, he could have stayed in his car or even continue to stalk Trayvon if he wanted to and he would have seen this kid simply enter a home and close the door behind him and Trayvon would be alive and George can go on being a wannabe cop.

      • nolabelle

        Whoa- trial today documented that Zim was already walking back to his car when Trayvon jumped out at him and was the aggressor, Zim was heard yelling for help 14 times. Standing ground defense is valid in Florida law. another witness testified that Trayvon was on top of Zim pounding his head into the ground. I doubt though that any of this would filter through for’s or H321’s perspectives above? Or would it?

    • pumpkin

      I’m worried more about the defense attorney who told a knock knock joke during opening arguments than about this 19 year old.

    • goldieb

      You must have missed Judge Ito during the OJ trial.

    • WhatLolaWants

      Didn’t they tell Zimmerman NOT to follow Martin, but he did anyway? Stick to the facts.

      • nolabelle

        No they told him to just not get out of the car, I think. So he could have followed in the car unless Trayvon was cutting into people’s yards or something so Zim had to act/think really fast . I don’t know , waiting to learn the rest of the story.

      • Fortuna88

        Nolabelle,
        You are wrong, again.

        Zimmerman was an unnecessarily armed volunteer – not “paid neighborhhod watch” Not only was he told NOT to follow, Trayvon was running AWAY from Zimmerman, who had already been following Trayvon on foot and then in his car. Here is the 911 transcript, which does NOT support any theory of “stand your ground.” Note Zimmerman’s actual words after being told not to follow was “he’s running.”
        The 911 transcript states:

        Dispatcher

        Just let me know if he does anything, ok?

        Zimmerman

        (unclear) See if you can get an officer over here.

        Dispatcher

        Yeah we’ve got someone on the way, just let me know if this guy does anything else.

        Zimmerman

        Okay. These (expletive) they always get away. Yep. When you come to the clubhouse you come straight in and make a left. Actually you would go past the clubhouse…
        *.*
        ( Zimmerman says the teenager saw him and is running away toward the clubhouse)

        Dispatcher

        Which entrance is that that he’s heading towards?

        Zimmerman

        The back entrance…(expletive)(unclear)

        This section of the recording has been the subject of much speculation. Some suggest that Zimmerman has just made a racial slur, but the audio is not clear.

        Dispatcher

        Are you following him?

        Zimmerman

        Yeah.

        Dispatcher

        Ok, we don’t need you to do that.

        Zimmerman

        Ok.

        Dispatcher

        Alright sir what is your name?

        Zimmerman

        George…He ran.

        Dispatcher

        Alright George what’s your last name?

        (A clicking or knocking sound can be heard here)

        Zimmerman

        Zimmerman

    • valley of the dolls

      She doesn’t deserve anything but your sympathy because her friend was murdered entirely unjustly by a racist vigilante.

      • nolabelle

        Thanks for your conviction before the trial is over and even before the defense has presented their case. I hope you don’t serve on any juries with those abilities of such foresight.

  • Alllie

    oh give me a fn break! she gets a pass because she’s black. she gets to be a racist, a snotty brat, rude etc and she does not deserve to be ridiculed? f yeah she does, she deserves every comment and many more.

    • valley of the dolls

      [angry older white woman voice]

      She’s a girl who has to get up on the witness stand to testify for the murder of her friend and have everything that comes out of her mouth ridiculed and shat on, because she’s black and because she doesn’t speak like a Roman scholar. Why the hell should she be polite to the person that is defending the man that killed her friend? Would you be?

      • nolabelle

        Duh-her racial profile has nothing to do with being ridiculed. After all, the libs did the same thing to Sarah plain when she blew ONE question/answer in her very first national tv interview and the libs keep that ridicule going and going forever………

      • nolabelle

        Err… Palin

      • nolabelle, they were * on her too because she was a woman running for president who was intelligent and determined. Whether you’re black or a woman or something else, somehow the public always manages to find something about you to ridicule to no end; they’ll do anything to discredit you and make you seem stupid.

  • nolabelle

    Jo-I ” hear” your emotion. ( no more caps pls-it means you are shouting us down -k?) but pls stop with the shaming us who don’t agree with you. It isn’t appropriate. Opinions are as different as people and deserve to be listened to. Your comparing poor white children in w Virginia to an adult who owns a smartphone and is tweeting out into the public domain boasting of drunkenness, drugs, sexual promiscuity and bigotry ( and receives public backlash) –well the the comparison is like saying baby food is the same as a steak.

  • scumby

    rule #1 if you don’t want to be mocked -if you can’t read or write cursive, do not present a cursive written letter as evidence.

    • ToadKisser

      And here I thought rule #1 was “Do unto others as you would have done to you.” That, or “Don’t kill anybody.”

      • nolabelle

        Scumby made a great point-especially since the witness introduced the letter herself claiming that she wrote it herself. Only under cross-examination was she pushed into telling the truth that she did not write it. And as to Toad’s snide comment against scumby, I’ll tiptoe into her/his world, and say that no that is the golden rule, to be precise. The first rule is to love The Lord your God above all else.

    • Fortuna88

      Are you kidding? She didn’t present it in evidence- the attorneys did.
      She didn’t say she WROTE it – she said her friend helped her to write it, but she was the “author” for purposes of identifying the content. When a secretary writes out my words and I cant read her writing, that does not mean they aren’t my words. .

      Nolabelle, I pray your the one who never serves on a jury. The actual evidence is totally different than what you are telling people on here. You seem to really want to believe some other version, but whatever you’re basing your opinions on, they do not bear any relation to the facts and/or law in this case.

      • Jester

        I think nolabelle needs to watch “In Session” in order to know what is going on and not relying on Fox.

  • AuntieMama

    Elected officials are game as well as the mockers.

    Again why is this in the national interest? Why is this case more high profile than others? Because of self defense issue? Each state has different laws concerning that. Racial profiling? it’s not the first time. So what is it? the 24hr news media needing ratings so they blew up this case from go?

  • TheBinch

    Danny DeVito. “Think twice” — “Twins.” Known to enjoy a taste of the grape now and then. I can picture him at the table, perched on the phone books. As for the case? I’ve always heard poor, uneducated people say that good manners and behavior went a long way toward achieving success. I thought the judge ought to have told the witness to straighten up, talk louder and not use offensive language (“That’s retarded”) in the court room.

  • kitteekat

    Totally see that this could be Seth McFarlane

  • NoFreakingWay

    Jerry O’Connell for the win. Thank you and good night!

  • Carolina

    In the future, I’d love it if we could avoid blinds like this, the kind that bring the ding dongs out of the racist woodwork.

  • Sarah_Says

    Dane Cook – I think it is him!

  • angelas02

    To be honest, she does look like Precious, she can’t speak English and she was belligerent and disrespectful in court. In short, an illiterate, rude, obese piece of trash. I don’t care what race she is, she’s a moron. No one is criticizing her for being black, they’re criticizing her for being and idiot.

  • Fortuna88

    This is a fun & silly celebrity gossip site. The BI is about a celebrity acting like a douche in public by mocking a private citizen who has the misfortune of being called as witness in a televised trial. The fact that some people have turned it into an opportunity to show support for Zimmerman’s crime and as justification for malicious mockng of a teenage witness (yes, nolabelle and scumby, I’m talking to you) says more about the people posting than it does the celebrity the item is about.

    Stick to guessing about celebrity gossip and stop creating schoolyard gossip about non-celebrities.

    • nolabelle

      Mirror mirror on the wall, who is that “lecturing” to all?

      I still lean towards a black comedian since they would maybe get a free pass on this mocking, in a BI. I think if it was a non- black comedian , their identity would be revealed all over the tabloids I think. They do not get a free pass on this type of ” humor”.

  • BangTidy

    Just a wild guess but I’m going with Danny Devito and we really need to clean up the racist bullshit that has invaded this thread.

    Poor kid didn’t ask for this kind of scrutiny and maybe some of you commenters should read the facts before flapping your gums.

  • goldieb

    So people like me get called a “lib,” nolabelle? Well, that’s okay; you’re a CON.

  • Smokey B

    I’m going with frequent O’Reilly Factor contributor and comedian, Dennis Miller. I used to like the guy but since he started appearing on O’Reilly I’ve gotten the distinct impression that he’s a condescending, racist, egomaniac. Just like O’Reilly.

  • august

    Ace why have you let stuff about a court case witness remain on here?
    I had no idea it was even about the case and sadly now I do.

  • scumby

    A witness obviously lied and the trial looks like the man will be found innocent and acted in self defense. Grow up and deal with it. and it is not Dennis Miller’s style to do impressions.

  • mintberrycrunch

    Some of these comments are so disgusting.

  • Tyger Lily

    There has been a culture of “us against them” drilled into peoples’ heads for generations in America. No matter how culturally or racially diverse we purport ourselves to be, almost every government form, job or rental application, or school admissions form asks us to (voluntarily) indicate our ethnicity. We can choose between White (Caucasian), Black (African American), Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiin or Other Pacific Islander. I’m always unsure which box to check because (so far) they have yet to add a box which reads, “German and English on my father’s side with a bit of Irish a couple generations back, Polish and possibly Czechoslovakian on my mother’s side with unverified rumors of Spanish and Russian”. Of course they could just solve this issue by adding a box that says “American”. Or just eliminate the stupid question altogether.

    People can find all types of excuses to mock this witness (education, cultural experiences, etc.) and reasons to defend her (education, cultural experiences, etc.) – this is nothing new and these are not new arguments. There are severe educational disparities in America which (along with other factors) only serve to strengthen the “us and them” mentality that seems apparent even here. But the actual issue in this case is her performance as a witness in this trial, which all comes down to poor witness prep by the Prosecution. If she had been a defense witness, she would have been endlessly coached to come across much more likeable and sympathetic. It appears they did some of this after her first day being cross-examined by Zimmerman’s attorney, because on day two she began her testimony more calmly with less overt contempt for the defense attorney who was questioning her, but that soon ended and she became just as surly and belligerent as the previous day. That defense attorney knew exactly what he was doing and the prosecution should have anticipated that and prepared her for that. Poor witness prep.

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