After avoiding the headlines for much of the year, George Zimmerman returned to the news last week when he attempted to auction off the gun used to kill then 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin in 2012. Following the backlash of his gun auction, Zimmerman was interviewed on Tuesday where he elaborated on the incident with Martin.

Zimmerman sounds off

Known for his altercation and shooting death of Martin, Zimmerman was acquitted of second-degree murder in a 2013 trial.

Since that time, Zimmerman has been in and out of the news for all the wrong reasons, including, but not limited to, road rage and domestic violence charges. Sitting down with the Daily Beast on May 17, Zimmerman blamed the parents of Martin for the teen's death, claiming that they didn't raise him properly.

Zimmerman stated that because Martin allegedly "attacked a complete stranger and attempted to kill him," it was clear in his eyes that the parent's "didn't raise their son right." Going further, Zimmerman accused the Martins of capitalizing off of their son's death in order to make money.

"Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin did everything they could to capitalize on her son's death,” Martin told the Daily Beast. "She was never a mother figure to him. Tracy Martin couldn't have cared less about their son," Zimmerman went on to say, concluding, "He (Tracy) treated him like a dog without a leash."

On Obama and BLM

Never one to hold back his political views, Zimmerman has been a staunch critic of President Obama, referring to him as an "ignorant baboon" who is destroying the country.

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Even more than Obama, the Black Lives Matter movement has gotten under the skin of the former Florida neighborhood watchman. The Black Lives Matter movement grew in numbers after the incident with Martin, and exploded after Zimmerman was acquitted on charges. Since that time, the movement has become controversial, burning down parts of Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland when police officers were not charged after altercations with other African-Americans resulted in the deaths of the minority in question.

On the election

On the upcoming election, Zimmerman hasn't put his support behind any candidate, but is vocal on his thoughtsof Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton. On his opposition to a Clinton presidency, Zimmerman said he will "do whatever it takes to dispel her lies and disrupt the Black Lives Matter movement," but said he will have to do more research before he decides to endorse Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee.

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