George Zimmerman Jurors: B37 Speaks for Herself, Not for Us

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George Zimmerman Jurors: B37 Speaks for Herself, Not for Us
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George Zimmerman Jurors: B37 Speaks for Herself, Not for Us

The backlash against juror B37 in the George Zimmerman trial continues, as four of the five jurors who served with are distancing themselves from her "Anderson Cooper 360" appearance.

The four anonymous jurors -- B51, B76, E6 and E40 -- released a statement through the Florida court Tuesday saying the opinions of B37 "were her own, and not in any way representative of the jurors listed below."

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The four jurors said their experience on the jury was "highly emotional and physically draining," adding: "The death of a teenager weighed heavily on our hearts, but in the end we did what the law required us to do."

B37's apparent desire to make the most of her time on the jury -- heading for Cooper's show on Monday, just two days after declaring Zimmerman not guilty on charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of Trayvon Martin, and signing with a literary agent in the hopes of selling a book about her experience -- have drawn considerable controversy.

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She has since decided against the a book deal  -- and was dropped by her agent less than a day after signing with her -- saying that her time in seclusion while on the jury made her ignorant to the strong feelings surrounding the case and verdict.

 

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