George Zimmerman’s Weight Loss Doesn’t Mean He’s Guilty (VIDEO)

george zimmermanGeorge Zimmerman made his first court appearance in Florida today to face a double murder charge for the killing of Trayvon Martin. The 28-year-old man accused of shooting the unarmed teen looked thin. He's lost a ton of weight, he's shorn his hair, and his goatee is tight against his chin. Zimmerman looked different. So different in fact, that the judge didn't recognize him. 

Needless to say, being on trial for murder in one of the most controversial cases the nation has seen in a while has got to be extremely stressful. The toll it's taking on Zimmerman is visible.

Is his weight loss a sign of guilt? I'm sure some people would like to believe it is. There's really no way to tell, no matter what the so-called "body language experts" have to say on shows like Entertainment Tonight. Just because Zimmerman's shed some fat and may or may not be leaning to his "sinister" left while standing (or whatever such nonsense those "experts" come up with), I don't think anyone will be able to tell from his appearance whether or not he feels like he did something wrong.

Let's say I was being charged with murder -- even if I were totally innocent and felt justified in every single one of my actions, I'd be scared shitless to face the court, and the country. The rest of Zimmerman's life is in the hands of the law now, and there's not much he can do other than build an excellent defense case. And sometimes, even that isn't enough. Sometimes innocent men are sent to jail. For that reason alone, I'm sure I'd be too stressed to eat.

Zimmerman's appearance reveals something about his psyche, but what exactly, remains to be seen.

 What do you think Zimmerman's appearance indicates?

 

Photo via usatoday.com

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jkm89 jkm89

It says he's stressed out, I would be too had I gone through everything he has. Sucks to be you George, actions have consequences!

Jess1... Jess10210

It says nothing besides hes obviously scared... Plus some of the news pics were older

BusyM... BusyMom7789

Extreme stress will do that to you regardless if you feel you are innocent or not.  Knowing you are in the news everyday and you took life is as stressful as it can get.

Todd Vrancic

It is time to let the courts do their work.  Over-analyzing his appearance gains no one anything.

nonmember avatar mel

I would say good let the courts do what they do however we all know that if a jury of his peers finds him not guilty all the people that were protesting and "demanding" justice will be right back out there crying foul that justice wasn't served. Either way you go its a very sad situation

nonmember avatar Lord K

Oh, please do provide links where people are saying he's guilty because of his weight loss

Hocke... HockeyMomNJ

I think it says people should find something else to write about...........

Heath... HeatherMazzone

He actually had already lost a lot of weight BEFORE the shooting, but for whatever reason the media chose to show and old picture of him. Not that his weight should matter at all. Even if he lost 50 pounds it's not a sign of being guilty or innocent so why does it matter?

nonmember avatar Nicole

He looks very pathetic and worn. I feel sorry for him. Of course he's stressed, everyone and their mother is speculating on who he his, what he said, what he did. He should've been arrested from the get go and avoided all this mess. I don't know the facts or the details and if he's guilty or not. But that was always for a jury to decide, not the cops.

nonmember avatar Emme

Because I have no faith in our system, if I was on trial for any crime, you can bet I'd be losing weight from not being able to eat. It's scary how many innocent people are put behind bars and how many guilty people are set free.

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