Zimmerman, who killed unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, was utilizing the courting app below the identify “Carter” in accordance with screenshots of the profile captured by Inventive Loafing Tampa Bay.
On the profile, Zimmerman, 35, who was discovered not responsible of second-degree homicide in 2013 to worldwide outrage, described himself as a self-employed advisor and stated he was in search of “carefree enjoyable!”
“I like the outside, fishing, tenting and mountain climbing,” the profile reads. “I like journey, not into big crowds. I’m additionally down for a quiet night time with Longhorn take out.”
In an announcement to CNN, a Tinder spokesperson confirmed the profile had been eliminated: “We take the protection of our customers very severely and acted appropriately as soon as the profile was found.”
Zimmerman was beforehand banned from Bumble in December, the place he’d written in his profile that he was looking for a “mature and enjoyable girl that’s able to be cherished and revered the best way she deserves and is ready to reciprocate”.
On the time, a Bumble spokesperson advised the Orlando Sentinel: “George Zimmerman was blocked and banned in December 2018 once we first found his profile and we now have blocked and banned him once more after we had been knowledgeable by our customers that he had created a brand new unverified profile.”