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George Zimmerman Allegedly Threatened Beyonce and Jay-Z in Text Messages

September 10, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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The Blast reports that Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman allegedly made threats directed at rapper Jay-Z and his wife, singer Beyonce, via text that were sent to an investigator. The threats were said to have been made during filming for a docuseries, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, that was executive produced by Jay-Z.

In a series of text messages, Zimmerman appears to call Beyonce a “broke whore.” He also allegedly wrote, “If I ever see either of them in my life, they’ll find themselves inside a 13 foot gator.”

Private investigator Dennis Warren reportedly tracked down Zimmerman for potential participants for the series. Warren then received hundreds of harassing messages and voicemails in response from Zimmerman. Zimmerman was arrested and later acquitted for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Last May, Zimmerman was charged with stalking and harassing Warren. Warren later denied a subpoena from Zimmerman to see the records of his investigation.

The report indicates that Zimmerman also sent similar text messages to Michael Gasparro, who executive produced the show with Jay-Z. The text messages show the producer’s own address and write that members of the Genovese crime family are looking for Gasparro.

The final episode of the docueseries is set to premiere Monday at 10:00 pm EST on the Paramount Network.

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