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Accused murderer George Zimmerman is suing NBC news for airing an edited version.
Of his 911 call Zimmermann claims that the network defamed him to make him sound like a racist and predatory villain for the sake of their ratings.
Here is a part that's a quote here's a part of NBC's version the way they played it on TV of the 911 cop.
I look like he's got no good.
He looks black.
-- -- -- Unedited version.
It's gonna look like he's O Lugar is on -- -- arm and train you need to.
Walking around -- and -- Look I think what -- He looks -- -- I mean who knows if he ever would have mentioned that if he had not been asked that question specifically is he white black or Hispanic.
And -- he says there was no intent to portray -- I'm fairly.
Kelly sane and is an entertainment -- attorney Arthur I dot Fox News legal analyst both former prosecutors.
And defense attorneys you know I used to cut together -- -- -- when I first started in this profession.
And when the first -- they tell you as you can you can make -- -- you can pull something up you can never she's ordered any thank.
And you can never pull it up and put it together in a way that alters the meaning of it in any way.
Clearly this authors of the meeting up this -- Yes and now.
Zimmerman sad that it can't be untrue and he also said he looks like he's on drugs but they didn't put that part out there and that to me scenes.
Damning to trade on -- and so it's interesting because there was a whole conversation and he didn't say -- and if you look historically.
I don't believe it was made to portrays him and I think it's -- editing I think it looks bad I think it was a mistake.
But I don't think that NBC specifically went out to portray him.
In a very -- -- a question of whether or not this whole thing he says it inflicted emotional distress on him he's sick he's not just as a result of that -- -- aren't.
That's going to be the harder part that is.
Any civil cases two aspects of it is the liability part did somebody do something wrong and then there's the damage is mind because he did something wrong what what it damages the liability but it.
NBC fired three people -- Obviously that that -- and of itself is an admission that there was a mistake done yet now -- there are you it was a mistake.
It wasn't intentional.
My opinion is when you're -- this case may be the biggest international -- going on right now.
Somebody is looking at what -- in turn our new kid at its.
Someone I will prove splicing and the way it was it was spliced so I think it will viability the harder part is going to be the damages.
Is this what's making him nauseous and throwing up -- is facing life in prison.
Now that's going to be the hard part for them again.
Hey what about that Kelly how how hard is it to prove that that what's happening to him with so much happening in this man's life.
That that's specific act is what's causing him this emotional distress that's.
Murdered some -- close proximity or at least killed someone most people aren't equipped to deal with that emotionally.
He's already having emotional problems from now being thrust into the spotlight he is facing life in prison.
And so all of these things how do you separate that this is specifically from NBC's coverage when he was on every news station in the country and arguably the world could this.
Kind of thing are there where you know he'll probably get some money out of it but it probably won't -- wants a man.
My guess is to get some money had a really good NBC doesn't want to show everyone how this sausage is made so to speak but I think it's gonna be good you know the media's role -- -- -- everyone else's feet to the fire.
This is somebody else a hole in the media speak to the fire.
You have to report what's accurate not what's -- -- you the highest ratings -- let's face it there's a big difference between someone saying describing someone's race.
And being asked by -- number one operator -- it.
-- -- -- that's typical every -- -- operated since what's the race of the personal Robin among Jews W pocketbook.
-- banning clearly that would editor did was wrong and as you point out three people have lost their jobs as a result of -- so they -- that.
The faults to that extent we'll see where where does the case coming up in -- because started thank you thank you can't -- -- We thank you very much sinks in minutes house.
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