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George Zimmerman Paid For Meet-And-Greet At Florida Gun Show

Is this finally the end of George Zimmerman? Trayvon Martin’s shooter was paid for an appearance last weekend at the New Orlando Gun Show, but less than 20 people approached him for a free autograph or photo during the six-hour visit. Zimmerman was signing pictures of himself with his dog and said he was “just here to meet supporters,” but it didn’t appear there were many for him.

A local couple, who only identified themselves as Melissa and Matt, were one of the few people to get a signed photo from Zimmerman. “He seemed nervous and actually a little scared to be there,” said Melissa. “He also appeared emotional, like he was really thankful and touched that people would come out to see him. It was pretty weird to meet him in person — and wow, he has gained a lot of weight!”

The gun show nearly backed out of the appearance due to the controversy surrounding it. Zimmerman has also routinely received death threats since his acquittal last July. But The Arms Room gun store, which hosted the gun show, later advertised his appearance via Facebook. “Come on out and meet George Z! He’s here a few more hours,” wrote store employees. And no matter what you read, there are no protesters, lunatics or other varieties of ass clowns.

Last month, Zimmerman was forced to flee the city of Miami after receiving death threats before a scheduled interview with CNN. He reportedly was spending time on the beach with his girlfriend and her daughter when onlookers recognized him and began harassing him, with one declaring that he had a $10,000 bounty on his head.

(Photo: Reuters)

 

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