Kyle Rittenhouse discussed his future in an exclusive first interview after his acquittal on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Monday.
Rittenhouse told Tucker that he was a student at Arizona State University and had a vision of nursing; Another career law they are considering.
“I want to be a nanny, and I’m doing the prerequisites for that,” she said. “I’m not sure yet … I can change that. I’m looking at the law. I might want to become a lawyer. I’m not completely determined, but I’m looking.”
Rittenhouse says he hopes his life will return to normal and plans to keep a low profile.
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“I was a 17-year-old innocent who was violently attacked and rescued me,” he said. “I think my life has been very disgraceful. I feel like I don’t have to go out and get a job and face harassment. He’s so ignorant … I see some threats. Some of the things people say are totally unhealthy. “
Rittenhouse shot and Killed Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, at this time August 2020 protests and riots The explosion occurred in Kenosha after police opened fire Jacob Blake, Paralyzed him from the waist down. Guy Grosskrutz, the third man who shot Rittenhouse, survived and testified during the trial.
After days of deliberation, the jury returned with “not guilty” verdicts on each charge.
Rittenhouse said he was acting in self-defense throughout his testimony at the Kenosha County Courthouse. During closing arguments, the defendant attacked the prosecutor’s methods and asserted that the then 17-year-old Rittenhouse (now 18 years old) had acted in the aftermath of the illegality and violence of Blake’s police firing.
“I wish it never happened, but it did, and we can’t change it,” Rittenhouse said.
Tucker asked Rittenhouse if he had been “watched.”
Rittenhouse responded, “I think God was in my favor by the beginning.”