George Zimmerman juror book deal pulled after social campaign
The proposed book deal that a juror in the George Zimmerman trial was set to receive was pulled by a publishing company after a viral social media campaign, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The juror, identified only as B37 during an appearance on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 Monday night, says that she's dropping her plan to write a book about her experience and the case entirely as well.
"The potential book was always intended to be a respectful observation of the trial from my and my husband's perspectives," the juror said in a statement provided to the Wall Street Journal.
Shortly after the juror's CNN interview, a Twitter user appealed for people to swamp book agent Sharlene Martin and her company, Martin Literary Agency, to drop the deal. After just six hours, Martin released a statement saying that she wouldn't pursue the book.