Social media took Disney’s “The Mandalorian” star Pedro Pascal to the woodshed after he tweeted a tribute to Joseph Rosenbaum, one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s attackers.
Rosenbaum, according to
court documents was a convicted child rapist accused of anally raping children as young as 9 years old.
What are the details?
Pascal on Saturday received heavy backlash after he tweeted a tribute to the two men who were fatally shot after attacking Rittenhouse during the 2020 Kenosha, Wisconsin, riots.
Sharing a picture of the two on Twitter, Pascal
wrote, “Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 27, murdered August 25th, 2020. Rest in peace.”
Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 27, murdered August 25th, 2020. Rest In Peace.pic.twitter.com/TzhmWyZJeB
— Pedro Pascal he/him (@Pedro Pascal he/him)
What did people say in response to this?
Blaze Media host Allie Beth Stuckey wrote, “Neither were murdered. Both were aggressors in this situation who happened to have a long history of violence, including, for the guy on the left, child rape. Pick better heroes.”
Neither were murdered. Both were aggressors in this situation who happened to have a long history of violence, including, for the guy on the left, child rape. Pick better heroes
— Allie Beth Stuckey (@Allie Beth Stuckey)
Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon added, “You just publicly honored a guy who anally raped young children and tried to murder a teenager.”
You just publicly honored a guy who anally raped young children and tried to murder a teenager.
— Seth Dillon (@Seth Dillon)
Journalist Tim Pool responded, “There are many pedophiles in Hollywood[.] Pedro Pascal and Mark Ruffalo support a child rapist[.] Makes you wonder[.]”
There are many pedophiles in HollywoodnnPedro Pascal and Mark Ruffalo support a child rapistnnMakes you wonderhttps://twitter.com/PedroPascal1/status/1462130966533578755u00a0u2026
— Tim Pool (@Tim Pool)
One social media user
thundered, “Rosenbaum anally raped children. Literally. 9 to 11 year-olds. You are glorifying a child rapist.”
Another added, “Yet another Hollywood elite that doesn’t know anything about the trial and what happened.”
“I wonder how Joseph Rosenbaum victims feel about your post Pedro,” another user wrote.
Anything else to know?
Rosenbaum was a convicted sex offender who was barred from possessing a firearm, according to a July report from the Associated Press.
Huber was previously convicted of domestic abuse and disorderly conduct in 2018.
He also spent time in prison in 2012 after assaulting choking his own brother.
(H/T: The Daily Wire)