Zimmerman trial witness tells attorney: “That’s real retarded, sir”

Star witness Rachel Jeantel was none too impressed with Zimmerman's lawyer's line of questioning VIDEO

Topics: Video, Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, murder trial, Rachel Jeantel, law,

Zimmerman trial witness tells attorney: "That's real retarded, sir"

Rachel Jeantel, the woman whom 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was talking to on the phone moments before he was shot and killed, offered testimony at the trial where George Zimmerman stands accused of murder. But the prosecution’s star witness was less than impressed with the defense. Things intensified (and got politically incorrect) when Zimmerman’s lawyer suggested that perhaps Martin was lying about his whereabouts when on the phone with her:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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