George Zimmerman’s Wife Doubts His Innocence

'I don't know the person that I've been married to'

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George Zimmerman’s estranged wife now says she doubts his innocence in the 2012 Florida shooting that left Trayvon Martin dead.

Shellie Zimmerman, who is in the midst of divorcing George, said on NBC’s Today show Thursday that he hasn’t been the same since his acquittal on murder and manslaughter charges earlier this year. A Sept. 9 fight in which she claimed her husband threatened her with a gun has led to their looming divorce, and she wonders what really happened in the shooting that sparked a national discussion about race, guns and self-defense laws.

“I believe the evidence, but this revelation in my life has really helped me take the blinders off and start to see things differently,” Shellie Zimmerman said.

“I think anyone would doubt that innocence because I don’t know the person that I’ve been married to,” she added. “I have doubts, but I also believe the evidence.”

Representatives for George Zimmerman declined to comment to Today.

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26 comments
RobertCraigen
RobertCraigen

Messy divorce alert.  Ah, but TIME U.S. figures that it's a really good idea to submit a mid-squabble domestic rant as evidence in a court case that ended months ago and concerns events almost 2 years ago.  The revelatory new evidence?  After a year of incarceration Shelly says George is different.  Hmmm.  I wonder what could account for that? 

I wonder if the writer has ever known anyone going through a messy divorce, who is building their case for divorce court?

ColdAir
ColdAir

Of course she would question.  It's a better fit for TIME's liberal readers.  Time to turn your attention instead to your inept president.

Discursions
Discursions

I wonder how many of the spate of recent incidents of white people being attacked and murdered by black youth (google polar bear hunting for a particularly grotesque type) were inspired by the media's obsessive coverage of this case.  It's so odd to me to find the national media still obsessing about the case, while in my small city, to cite one example, we've had two incidents of black teens beating to death old white men strictly because of the victims' race, all in the last two months.  Too, it seems positively despicable, to me at least, to see blacks endlessly encouraged, while they are murdering each other at a rate six times the rate of white homicide, that what they really should fear are neighborhood watchmen and police.  The way that ideology elides the real problems is maddening; it treats black lives as props for progressive ideology, not as ends in themselves.

JohnShuck
JohnShuck

He shot a teenager in cold blood. Doesn't matter what the wife says. A gun against an unarmed person by someone who;s supposed to be protecting the neighborhood, not shooting up the neighbors.

#libtardedamerica
#libtardedamerica

would this woman stop trying to remain in the spotlight, shut her mouth, and go back to whichever buffet she seems to frequent. and would TIME stop posting this pointless crap?

CherylMoeller-Liniman
CherylMoeller-Liniman

It's too bad she didn't divorce him BEFORE the trial, so she could testify against him.

POSDCORB
POSDCORB

Of course I believe a divorcing wife .. would she lie?  Oh golly.   Neither the media nor many readers can understand that innocence or guilt is decide by a jury.  It is not a personal attribute (since NOBODY is innocent).  The last person to have an objective opinion is a divorcing wife.

N0_Smoke
N0_Smoke

This is where the media just irritates me.  The source of the information is not valid so why even publish it?

JohnDavidDeatherage
JohnDavidDeatherage

Yes, the soon to be Ex wife is always a good unbiased source for real journalists.....

JasonGraham
JasonGraham

@Discursions while if look the history of America dam karma is a bitch I wonder how white men killed black people and got away with it so excuse me if I'm not  so sympathetic!

Openminded1
Openminded1

@Discursions Ah a smart man and correct, nice to hear another man with brains and normal reasoning.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@JohnShuck do not rule out that some neighbors need to be shot. sometimes that is what it takes for neighborhood  improvement.

Discursions
Discursions

@JohnShuck So it's your position that if a young athlete is on top of you, punching you in the face, pounding your head into pavement, and tells you you're going to die tonight, the right response is to accept your fate?

Openminded1
Openminded1

@JohnShuck Hey John were you out of the country a some dog park or getting  shots for rabbies, he did not kill anyone in cold blood he is a moron but was not convicted for anything in that case not even for cruelty to dogs. let alone cold blooded murder. It was rules self defense. What are you doing reading news letters from the NAACP? What a dummy.

BearBulls
BearBulls

May you never lose a child to a murderer. Because if you did, you'll probably be doing the samething she's doing.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@POSDCORB Especially with her see/saw flip/flop stories every time she opens her fat mouth.

BearBulls
BearBulls

Young Athlete? All Black children are Athletes? Lmao. Also, Zimmerman did the right thing by calling the police. However, the police called him and told him not to persue Martin and he did any way...... with his gun. If that's not a guilty verdit, I don't know what is.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@JohnShuck And I thought Bull dogs were suppose to be smart I guess every breed has its dummys.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@BearBulls first off dummy he not a murderer no conviction dumb ass. second she did not lose a child and the the punk that got killed was just that a thug who hated whites and love to fight white people, that time he picked the wrong guy and lost with is life. Go play in the park moron this is not for you.

JohnShuck
JohnShuck

@Openminded1 @POSDCORB People who are open minded don't use adjectives to demean someone. They behave objectively. Which you didn't.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@Hollywooddeed @Openminded1 What ever you say dumbo. You like that better? Dumb, dumber , dumbest , dummies  and there is My dummy which I favor and like using. has nothing to do with spelling. just ;like openminded is incorrect. Some day you might get me but i doubt it . Hows the Dog?

Hollywooddeed
Hollywooddeed

@Openminded1  If you're going to run around these threads calling people "dummy", you might want to learn to spell first.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@BearBulls Then you don't dummy and do not have the story strait either. Do a little more reading moron and get it right  and then come back.

Openminded1
Openminded1

@JohnShuck @Openminded1 @POSDCORB John you do not look well have you seen a doctor for that condition, you look very sad too. Just so you know and I hope it gets you running around the house the name openminded is meant to be ironic, you moron get out and play with the other dogs , and stay off the internet unless it is dog related then you can bark in , I mean chime in.