Rittenhouse blasts ‘woke mob’ for pressuring venues hosting him in Las Vegas and Texas to cancel
Kyle Rittenhouse has criticized the ‘awake mob’ for pressuring venues in Las Vegas and Texas to cancel their conference events.
Rittenhouse lashed out at the Venetian Resort in Sin City and the Southern Star Brewery in Conroe, saying they “buckled” over politically fueled complaints about their scheduled appearances.
The 20-year-old is now speaking out on Second Amendment issues after he was acquitted of the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism and racial injustice.
Rittenhouse, who left two men dead and another wounded, told Sebastian Gorka on the America First podcast: “I was supposed to give a speech… and they kicked us out because the mob found out I posted about it.”
Kyle Rittenhouse (right) speaks to political commentator Sebastian Gorka on the America First podcast: “I was supposed to give a speech…and we got kicked out because the crowd woke up and found out I posted about it.”
Rittenhouse was due to speak in the Oak Room inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Strip.
Rittenhouse was also due to appear at the Southern Star Brewery in Conroe, Texas, but claimed that they, too, had “bowed down to the woke mob.”
“I tried to promote it so that people would come and hear about censorship and the Second Amendment, and they didn’t like it when they bowed down to the crowd and said we’re canceling this event.”
He added that recently “the Oak Room at the Venetian canceled on us and bowed to the aroused crowd.”
In a statement, the brewery said: ‘Southern Star Brewery is an apolitical organization. But we feel that this event does not reflect our own values and we could not in good faith continue to rent our space for the 1/26 event. We don’t do rallies, we do beer for people who like beer.’
Rittenhouse tweeted a poster for his upcoming conference event in Las Vegas
He criticized the Texas brewery for backing out of hosting the event.
“They said they are apolitical, but after diving into their social media, they organized Pride parades, they had political events there. It is only because of my name and they are being unfair and partial, ”he told Gorka.
Following the cancellation, the brewery said it had been inundated with harassment and some threats.
“It’s been kind of a storm,” Southern Star Brewery CEO Dave Fougeron said. KBTX. “But now I am more certain than ever that I made the right decision.”
Fougeron said the abuse directed at the brewery was not justified as it prided itself on welcoming everyone.
“Our place is super inclusive,” he said. ‘We’re super pro-veterans, super pro-law enforcement. We are trying to be good people in the community.
‘We are friends with our firefighters, with our police department… We have many homosexual clients who come because it is a place of inclusion. It’s crazy that we’re getting threats from people.
Rittenhouse has been able to promote his events thanks in part to his blue tick verification on Twitter, which he thanked Elon Musk for last year.
The teen announced the news in November with a screenshot of the verified status he paid $8 for, tweeting: “Uh-oh. Thank you @elonmusk.
He added: ‘The comments from BIG MAD haters are pure gold. You must not have noticed the blue check mark. I am elite now!
Rittenhouse has been able to promote his events thanks in part to his blue tick verification on Twitter, which he thanked Elon Musk for last year. The teen announced the news in November with a screenshot of the verified status he paid $8 for, tweeting: “Uh-oh. Thank you @elonmusk.
In September, Rittenhouse opened a YouTube channel dedicated to his love of guns and the Second Amendment.
In the channel’s biography, Rittenhouse states: “You may remember me as the boy who defended himself with a firearm while being chased and attacked during the 2020 riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin.”
‘Now, I’m trying to use the voice and platform I was given to make a difference. The media spreads lies about my character, my actions, and who I am.
“I’ll do my best and use my voice to show people that I’m none of those things, except a 19-year-old who wants to share the truth of what I’ve been through, the challenges I’m still facing.” face, my beliefs and faith, and why the 1st and 2nd Amendments mean so much to me!’
Rittenhouse collapses in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, courthouse in November 2021, after being acquitted of deadly shootings in the city the previous summer. Rittenhouse was acquitted of murder charges related to the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum of Kenosha and Anthony Huber of Silver Lake. The teenager had also been accused of shooting Gaige Grosskreutz.
In November 2021, Rittenhouse was acquitted of murder charges related to the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum of Kenosha and Anthony Huber of Silver Lake.
The teenager had also been accused of shooting Gaige Grosskreutz.
After being found not guilty by a jury, Rittenhouse became a celebrity among the political right as a defender of the Second Amendment.
Rittenhouse was a guest on right-leaning TV shows and stations, and even had the chance to meet former President Donald Trump.