LeBron James lost a fan in Kyle Rittenhouse, who was criticized by the NBA star for breaking down in tears while on the witness stand.
Rittenhouse last month was acquitted of killing two men during protests last year in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
During an appearance on BlazeTV’s “You Are Here” show, Rittenhouse said he was upset by James’ mocking comments after the teen broke down while testifying about the shootings.
“I threw away my Lakers shirt,” Rittenhouse told the “You Are Here” hosts.
“I was a Lakers fan, too, before he said that. I was really pissed off when he said that because I liked LeBron, and then I’m like, you know what, f*** you, LeBron.”
Rittenhouse broke down on the stand while speaking about the incident in which he shot a rifle in self-defense as rioters chased him.
“What tears?????” James tweeted Nov. 10 in response to Rittenhouse getting emotional. “I didn’t see one. Man knock it off! That boy ate some lemon heads before walking into court.”
James added three crying laughing emojis to his tweet. Continue reading at Newsmax.