Juror B-37, who recently signed up with a literary agent to sell a book on the George Zimmerman trial, spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper today, but sat in darkness, refusing to show her face.
At times, the juror almost seemed to equate volunteer neighborhood watchman Zimmerman with law enforcement (video below).
"I think George Zimmerman is a man whose heart was in the right place, but just got displaced... the vandalism in the neighborhood, wanting to catch these people so badly that he went above and beyond of what he should have done... I think his heart was in the right place, but it just went terribly wrong," said the juror.
According to Mediaite.com, the juror added: "I think [Zimmerman] is guilty of not using good judgement” and she claimed that the 911 operator "kind of egged him on."
"I think he has every right so carry a gun," she added. “I think it’s everyone’s right to carry a gun, as long as they used it the way its supposed ot be used and be responsible in using it."
The juror also claimed that Martin threw the first punch, but later admitted: “Nobody knew exactly what happened.”
The juror also denied that race was an issue in the killing: “I think if there was another person, Spanish, white, Asian, if they came in the same situation where Trayvon was. I think George would have reacted the exact same way.”
When asked whether or not she would want Zimmerman on her neighborhood watch, the juror awkwardly paused before agreeing to it “as long as he didn’t go too far.”