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George Zimmerman's Lawsuit Against NBC: Edited 911 Tape Made Him Sound 'Racist'

George Zimmerman has sued NBC for editing a 911 tape to make him sound like a racist.

Zimmerman's lawsuit states: "NBC News saw the death of Trayvon Martin not as a tragedy but as an opportunity to increase ratings, and so set about to create the myth that George Zimmerman was a racist and predatory villain."

He is suing for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress, and seeks unspecified damages as well as a trial by jury.

NBC apologized for the editing back in April after the segment ran.

Zimmerman announced back in October plans to sue the network for allegedly editing a 911 tape to make it appear the former neighborhood watchman went after Trayvon Martin because he was black.

Now his legal team has filed suit.