George Zimmerman Will Box Any Takers For Money
George Zimmerman has agreed to be a part of a celebrity boxing match for money and yes this is a real thing.
The promoter says that Zimmerman is even willing to fight black people, so there's that.
After hitting up the internet with paintings he could sell to cover his substantial legal debt, Zimmerman says he's willing to step into the ring for cash.
Because when you get away with shooting and killing an unnarmed teenager, what's a little loss of dignity?
According to TMZ, celebrity boxing promoter Damon Feldman offered Zimmerman an as-of-yet undisclosed amount of money to step into the ring and take on pretty much anyone who is willing and able to beat the crap out of him.
We're fairly certain there's a good amount of folks who'll line up for this.
Zimmerman says that the fight was his idea, because of course.
"It was my idea," Zimmerman said to Radar. "Prior to the incident I was actually going to the gym for weight loss and doing boxing-type training for weight loss. A mutual friend put me in contact with Damon and provided me with an opportunity and motivation to get back in shape and continue with my weight loss goals and also be able to help a charity out."
So far, hip hop artist The Game has stepped up and shown a keen interest in getting into the ring and help Zimmerman with his weight loss regiment of having his ass beaten to a pulp.
The Game, who has a tattoo of Trayvon Martin, told TMZ he'd take pleasure in the beatdown.
"I will beat the fuck out of him," he says. "I would not be boxing for me. I'd be boxing for the legacy of Trayvon Martin and for his family. I would definitely take pleasure in it. It's legal, and I want to show him you can solve your disputes without a weapon."
Solve a dispute without a weapon? WHAT A CONCEPT, THE GAME!
The fight is scheduled to be held March 1, and will be aired online and on Pay-Per-View. Some of the proceeds of it will apparently go to charity.
Zimmerman says he has a specific charity in mind, but won't reveal it for fear of that organization receiving negativity from the press and people.
If you want to get in on the Kick-Zimmerman's-Ass-A-Palooza, you can send an email to email@example.com.
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