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Following his acquittal, Kyle Rittenhouse will sit down for an exclusive interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

  • Rittenhouse was found not guilty on Friday of first-degree willful manslaughter and other felony charges
  • Rittenhouse claims self-defense after fatally shooting two people and injuring another at a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, August 2020
  • Unrest erupted in Kenosha when police shot a black man, Jacob Blake, seven times in the back during an arrest.
  • The jury deliberated for more than 25 hours over four days.
  • The trial garnered national attention, as it raised questions about race, protests, gun control, and prejudice in courtrooms and in the media.
  • Rittenhouse said he is “not a racist person” and that he supports the Black Lives Matter movement in a teaser clip from a Fox News interview.
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How to Watch Tucker Carlson’s Interview with Kyle Rittenhouse

Rittenhouse is set to interview Fox News’ Tucker Carlson on Monday night after a jury cleared him of five felony charges.


The host’s show, “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” begins at 8 p.m. ET on Weeknight Nights and is set to appear at Rittenhouse Monday, November 22. The interview is available to watch on Fox News Channel or on its steaming platform Fox Nation.

For those who do not have access to network television, Fox News is available for streaming to subscribers of Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV and DirectTV streams. Monthly subscriptions for these platforms start at $64.99 and many offer free trials.

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“It wasn’t Kyle Rittenhouse on trial in Wisconsin. It was a right of self-defense at trial,” Rittenhouse told Carlson in a clip of the exclusive interview shared on Twitter.

A portion of the interview will air on Fox Nation in December, along with the Tucker Carlson Original Documentary streaming on Fox News host’s show.

Donald Trump Jr. shared a meme of his father giving former President Donald Trump’s Presidential Medal of Freedom to Kyle Rittenhouse.

An image of Rittenhouse’s head was shared by the former president’s son over a photo of Trump presenting the medal to conservative economist Arthur Laffer in June 2019.

He captioned the post, “2024??? Who knows?”

Several Trump supporters commented on the post saying it should happen before the next presidential election, with others suggesting that the 18-year-old race as mayor of Kenosha or vice president for Republicans.