If “beating stupidity” is making a fool out of yourself on social media, then the daughters of George Zimmerman’s attorney, Don West, have certainly met that standard.
At issue is a picture of George Zimmerman’s defense attorney Don West eating ice cream with two of his daughters. The photo itself was innocent enough, but the caption has many fuming:
“We beat stupidity celebration cones #zimmerman #defense #dadkilledit.”
Dad didn’t “k!ll” anything, but George Zimmerman did k!ll a 17 year old unarmed teen, but somehow the seriousness of that moment, which led to Zimmerman’s trial, escaped Molly and Rachel West.
Shortly after the instagram photo went viral, both Molly and Rachel West were seen quietly exiting the courtroom.
A reporter for Miami’s Channel 10 asked West’s office about the photo and was told by spokesman Shawn Vincent that “Don had no idea she’d post it on Instagram.” He said the defense team “understands the context of the comments with what’s happened in court this week are grossly insensitive.”
Vincent also said the girls regularly joke with their dad and have a good sense of humor. The girls also made fun of West’s “knock, knock” joke during opening statements by buying him donuts and writing a note which read, “”Knock Knock. Who’s there? Donut. Donut who?”
West himself addressed the issue with reporters: “As a parent, we’re not always proud of things our children do, but we love them anyway, and then we move on.”