Lebron James mocks kyle Rittenhouse twitter, mocking crying in court

LeBron James was chastised for mocking Kyle Rittenhouse's courtroom meltdown.

LeBron James is under fire for mocking adolescent Kyle Rittenhouse's on-the-stand breakdown.

The 36-year-old Lakers player shared a sequence of laughing emojis alongside video of the 18-year-old Kenosha gunman collapsing in sobbing on Wednesday, forcing his trial to be halted.

"Which tears??? "I didn't see one," James, a prominent black rights activist, wrote.

"Man, take it off! "That youngster consumed some lemon heads prior to entering the court," the Los Angeles baller said on his @KingJames account, concluding with the three laughing emojis.

Lebron James mocks kyle Rittenhouse twitter, mocking crying in court
"Which tears??? LeBron James wrote, "I didn't see one."

Within hours, his post had garnered over 17,000 comments, many of which expressed outrage at the player's recent outburst. Previously, the gamer tweeted a photo of a cop with the statement, "YOU'RE NEXT."

"In this article, LeBron James appears to be insulting folks who are coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). "Why?" inquired Aaron Carpenter, an Ohio city councilor.

"Do you think this is a joke?" That is not a good appearance!"

Others questioned why the athlete is "always on the wrong side of an argument."

Kyle Rittenhouse sobs on the witness stand during his November 10 trial.
Kyle Rittenhouse sobs on the witness stand during his November 10 trial.

"When traumatic memories are revisited, they manifest differently emotionally and/or psychically," Harminder Singh wrote of Rittenhouse, who sobbed as he recalled fearing for his life from Black Lives Matter protestors who attempted to steal his AR-15 before he opened fire.

"Before making an opinion on a subject, make sure you understand it," Singh told James.

Another user speculated that James must have "watched practically no news of this trial," else he would not have posted something so out of context.

"I'm extremely astonished that LeBron chose to use his voice and this platform to make such a [stupid] statement."

Many also emphasized that one does not have to endorse Rittenhouse — who is charged with the killings of two men and attempted murder of a third — to feel he was affected by the incident.

Kyle Rittenhouse is facing charges of murder in the deaths of two individuals and attempted murder in the death of a third.
Kyle Rittenhouse is facing charges of murder in the deaths of two individuals and attempted murder in the death of a third.

LeBron has poor form – he's an 18-year-old kid carrying the weight of the world," one admirer remarked. "Perhaps he will spend the remainder of his life behind prison. Excuse him if he has a breakdown."

Lebron is in poor form—an 18-year-old kid carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders. Possibly spending the remainder of his years in prison. Excuse him if he has a breakdown — jjoseph19958 (@jjoseph19958) 11 November 2021

Jesse Muckinhoupt, another enthusiast, wrote, "Bruh. Whatever your feelings about the matter, you could demonstrate a little more character."

LeBron James came under fire in April for a tweet in response to Ma'Khia Bryant's tragic police killing.
LeBron James came under fire in April for a tweet in response to Ma'Khia Bryant's tragic police killing.

Numerous more shared photographs of James in tears on his own court – a basketball court — with one remarking, "Big talk from you considering you had to leave the court due to a leg cramp."

Many also reminded the Lakers star of his previous controversy over his incendiary tweet following Ma'Khia Bryant's, 16, death police killing in April as she rushed at another girl with a knife in Columbus, Ohio.

James later apologized for tweeting the officer's photo with the ominous phrase "YOU'RE NEXT."

"Do you recall what happened the last time you made a statement regarding a shooting? Essentially the same thing here," Chris Manning, an Afghan combat veteran and former congressional candidate, informed him.

"Hey, King, sit this one out," another wrote. You have a poor track record with these takes."

LeBron James captioned a video of Kyle Rittenhouse crying with a sequence of laughing emojis.
LeBron James captioned a video of Kyle Rittenhouse crying with a sequence of laughing emojis.

"I adore you, LeBron, but you must educate yourself and refrain from racism baiting. You're exacerbating the situation," remarked one admirer whose bio reads, "Lebron is my GOAT," or best of all time.

"Initially calling out that cop and then deleting your tweet when the facts revealed you spoke prematurely. Identical situation here."

Dan O'Donnell, a radio broadcaster, had a funny response to James' charge of poor acting.

"If you're implying he was faking it, then he's a far better actor than you were in Space Jam," O'Donnell remarked of James' upcoming 2021 film in which he co-stars with cartoon characters.

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