Ricky Schroder and Mike Lindell raised funds to get Kenosha shooter out of jail on a $2 million bail.
17-year-old Kyle was accused of 2 murders during a protest following the police murder of a black man, Jacob Blake. Kenosha cops allegedly shot Blake seven times, which stimulated anti-police demonstrations in Kenosha. The case was registered on August 25 in Wisconsin city. Kyle fled to Illinois but later gave himself in police custody on August 26.
Police interviewed the teenager suspect a day before his release, where he claimed that he acted in self-defense.
Kyle got tremendous support from pro-gun and conservative groups.Kyle’s mother also openly supported her son and said he was only protecting a business from looters and did nothing wrong. Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorney posted the bail on Friday, after which he was released.
Kyle posted a picture of him with actor Ricky Schroder after he was released.
Ricky Schroder donated a six-figure amount to the “Fight back foundation” to cover the $2 million bond amount.
The foundation protects those who are bashed for acting in self-defense.Schroder’s donation sparked a debate on social media, and many people didn’t appreciate his help. Jerry James Stone jumped into the fray and called him “White Supremacist.
” Many other fellow celebrities showed their disappointment in him and said their hopes are dashed.
Ricky Schroder & Jon Voight going down the same hole.
— (((Howard Forman))) (@thehowie) November 21, 2020
Someone wrote, “I regret my choice of having a crush on Ricky Schroder as a child.”
Another user wrote, “He murdered two men in front of the public, on camera, there were witnesses, he confessed! How can you make this shit up, Ricky Schroder?”
Lin Wood, Kyle’s lawyer, also posted a picture on his Twitter account featuring ‘NYPD Blue” actor and attorney John Pierce standing beside Kyle. “Thank you, all supporters, Thank you, God, Thank you, patriots,” wrote Lin Wood.
John Hubert, the father of one of the victims, was exasperated by Kyle’s release on bond. He said, “Kyle thinks he is above the law. I am disappointed by how law enforcement bodies are treating him.”