Kyle Rittenhouse Plans To Sue LeBron James

The teen acquitted from homicide charges after killing two people at Kenosha, Wisconsin protest in 2020 also plans to sue Whoopi Goldberg.

Kyle Rittenhouse, the teen acquitted from homicide charges after killing two people at Kenosha, Wisconsin protest in 2020, has added NBA star, LeBron James, to his list of celebrities that he plans to sue, alleging that the professional athlete defamed him on social media.

Speaking with Frontlines host Drew Hernandez, Rittenhouse shared that James should be expecting a letter to hold him accountable for his actions on Twitter, according to TMZ.

In case you missed it, the Los Angeles Lakers player posted on the social media platform mocking Rittenhouse during his trial who became emotional when took the stand.

“What tears????? I didn’t see one,” James wrote in Nov. 2021. “Man knock it off! That boy ate some lemon heads before walking into court.”

Appearing on Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight on Monday (Feb. 21) Rittenhouse, said that he and his team have launched the Media Accountability Project to fundraise money in order to take both media companies and individuals to court “for the lies they said” about him.

RELATED: Kyle Rittenhouse Says He’s Suing Whoopi Goldberg

He also plans to sue The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg.

“Right now we're looking at quite a few,” Rittenhouse said on Tucker Carlson Tonight. “Politicians, celebrities, athletes. Whoopi Goldberg's on the list. She called me a murderer after I was acquitted by a jury of my peers. She went on to still say that. And there's others.”

Back in 2020, Goldberg, co-host of ABC’s The View, said of Rittenhouse: “Even all the excuses in the world does not change the fact that three people got shot. Two people were murdered. To me it’s murder. I’m sorry,” The Guardian notes.

BET previously reported about Rittenhouse's Nov. 19 acquittal, where he was found not guilty on all charges in the shootings that took the lives of two men and injured a third in Kenosha

He had been charged with homicide, attempted homicide and reckless endangerment in the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz, 27.

Both James and Goldberg have yet to respond to Rittenhouse’s comments.

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