Kyle Rittenhouse said he wanted to ‘lie low’ after his trial, but judging by his recent appearances, he’s doing anything but that.
Since the teenager was acquitted of all charges, he’s appeared on a number of podcasts, but his most recent appearance has rubbed people up the wrong way.
the fact that Kyle Rittenhouse is really out here getting interviewed like some kind of celebrity is really disgusting
— angelica (@angelicaaav_) December 10, 2021
The teenager was given standing ovation at the conservative conference AmericaFest after being invited to speak at the event alongside Tucker Carlson, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Jr.
— Kyle Rittenhouse (@ThisIsKyleR) December 21, 2021
Speaking at the event where fans chanted ‘Kyle!’, Rittenhouse said:
‘I think my trial was an example of them trying to come after our Second Amendment rights, our right to defend ourselves and trying to take our weapons.’
— Kyle Rittenhouse (@ThisIsKyleR) December 15, 2021
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Rittenhouse was previously criticized when he joined conservative political commentator and podcast host Steven Crowder for an episode of Louder with Crowder.
In the podcast, he’s asked a number of questions about the gun he used on the night of the killings, and people have complained about how casual it was discussed.
Take a look at a clip from the podcast below:
During the podcast Rittenhouse was asked whether he’ll get another gun and replied, ‘I don’t know’, before joking he would get a ‘nerf gun’.