Shortly after Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in November 2021, Whoopi Goldberg mentioned on “The View” that she nonetheless believed he was responsible (by way of Fox Information). “Even all the justifications on the earth doesn’t change the truth that three individuals received shot. Two individuals have been murdered. To me it’s homicide. I’m sorry,” Goldberg mentioned. Now, Rittenhouse is contemplating submitting a lawsuit in opposition to the host and actor, he mentioned on Fox Information‘ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on February 21. “She referred to as me a ‘assassin’ after I used to be acquitted by a jury of my friends. She went on to nonetheless say that”.
Goldberg isn’t the one outstanding determine Rittenhouse has his eyes on, both. Rittenhouse defined he has launched an initiative, named The Media Accountability Venture, in an effort to forestall “lies” from being disseminated within the media in comparable instances. “I don’t need to see anyone else must take care of what I went by means of,” he advised Carlson. “So I need to maintain them accountable for what they did to me.”
Rittenhouse mentioned he has compiled an inventory of “politicians, celebrities [and] athletes,” however talked about solely Goldberg and “The Younger Turks” founder Cenk Uygur by identify. Many celebrities reacted negatively after Rittenhouse’s trial, together with actors Mia Farrow and Viola Davis, singer Lizzo, “Star Trek” star George Takei and comic Chelsea Handler. “We’re going to carry all people who lied about me accountable, similar to all people who lied referred to as me a white supremacist,” Rittenhouse mentioned.