Kyle Rittenhouse was cleared of all charges, including first-degree reckless homicide, two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, and two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment by a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Friday, Nov. 19.
The teen claimed that he acted in self-defense and only opened fire when he was ambushed and attacked during protests in Kenosha last year.
However, the hegemonic media and social networks are spreading a series of false facts about the events seeking to discredit the verdict and hold the young man responsible.
Influential and well-known people, including lawmakers, journalists and Hollywood stars, became sources of misinformation about the Rittenhouse case.
Kyle Rittenhouse criticized “the left” and claimed he is considering legal action against those who he believes have misrepresented his case, New York Post reported.
During a Monday night interview with Tucker Carlson, the 18-year-old blamed the charges against him on “a mob mentality.”
“And apparently, a lot of people on the left, it’s criminal to want to protect your community,” Rittenhouse said.
In response to what he believes are media misrepresentations and ‘white supremacist’ label, Rittenhouse said he intends to take legal action.
“I have really good lawyers who are taking care of that right now,” Rittenhouse said. ”So, I’m hoping one day there will be some, there will be accountability for the actions that they did.”
Carlson replied, “You’re intent you’re not going to let that go?”
“Like I said, I have really good lawyers handling that,” Rittenhouse added.
He said he didn’t expect the charges against him, even after the violent confrontation and walking to police to inform them that he had shot people.
“I didn’t know I was gonna be arrested for defending myself because everything was on video,” he claimed. “But part of the reason I think I was arrested is because of the mob mentality. And they were like, ‘oh yeah we’re just gonna arrest him’ even though there was videos already out showing I was attacked and having to defend myself.”
He also insisted that he is not at all racist.
“I’m not a racist person, I support the BLM movement,” Rittenhouse said. “I support peacefully demonstrating and I believe there needs to be changed. I believe there’s a lot of prosecutorial misconduct not just in my case but in other cases.
“It’s just amazing to see how much a prosecutor can take advantage of somebody,” he continued. “Like if they did this to me, imagine what they could have done to a person of color who maybe doesn’t have the resources I do or is not widely publicized like my case.”
Rittenhouse also told Carlson that he believed President Joe Biden “defamed” him by tweeting a video that implied he was a white supremacist.