- Kyle Rittenhouse is considering writing a e book about his “unorthodox journey into maturity.”
- “I would anticipate it to convey optimistic messages. Kyle is not a doom-and-gloom kinda man,” mentioned his spokesperson.
- Rittenhouse was on trial final yr for fatally taking pictures two males and injuring a 3rd at a BLM protest in Wisconsin.
Kyle Rittenhouse is pondering of writing a e book about his “unorthodox journey into maturity.”
The 19-year-old stood trial final yr for fatally taking pictures Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and injuring Gaige Grosskreutz at a 2020 Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was acquitted of 5 felony prices in November, together with first-degree intentional murder.
His spokesperson David Hancock informed Newsweek there have been now preliminary “inside discussions” about having the teenager pen a e book about his life experiences up to now.
Hancock informed the outlet the e book “will almost certainly be a narrative of a younger man’s very unorthodox journey into maturity, what it took to make it, and the teachings he realized alongside the way in which.”
“I would anticipate it to convey optimistic messages. Kyle is not a doom-and-gloom kinda man. He is a goofy, charming, pragmatist with a really distinctive however optimistic worldview formed by an expertise only a few individuals can really relate to however many can perceive,” Hancock added.
He mentioned Rittenhouse didn’t but have particular publishers in thoughts for the textual content.
Advertising and marketing specialists informed the Related Press in November that Rittenhouse might stand to reap sizeable earnings by promoting his story.
“He might simply safe a seven-figure e book contract,” Andrew M. Stroth, a former expertise agent and lawyer in Chicago informed the AP. Stroth added that Rittenhouse “might monetize his model and doubtlessly make within the tens of millions.”
Proper-wing politicians and pundits have lionized Rittenhouse. In November, Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene launched a invoice to award the teenager a Congressional Gold Medal. He has additionally been floated jobs by a number of Home Republicans, together with Reps. Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert, Paul Gosar, and Madison Cawthorn.
He has since appeared on varied conservative media shops to debate the trial. In November, Fox Information host Tucker Carlson interviewed him, and he met with former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago. And in December, Rittenhouse walked out on stage at a glitzy Turning Level USA occasion to an unique theme music, accompanied by a pyrotechnic show and a standing ovation.