Geraldo Rivera Trending Following ‘Leave the Hoodie Home’ Remarks on ‘Fox & Friends’

By Chris Ariens Comment

On “Fox & Friends” this morning Geraldo Rivera said he was taking a stand on the Trayvon Martin case by urging “the parents of black and Latino youngsters to not let their children go out wearing hoodies.”

“I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin’s death as George Zimmerman was.”

Rivera’s remarks on TV, which he first expressed in a Tweet last night, immediately drew fire in the Twittersphere and have made him a worldwide trending topic. Rivera says even his son Cruz — who he “constantly yelled at when he was going out wearing a damn hoodie or those pants around his ankles” — disagrees with his position:

Watch the clip from “Fox & Friends” after the jump…