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Roseanne Barr 
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Turns out Spike Lee wasn't the only celebrity who let his rage toward George Zimmerman lead to an ill-advised address tweet.

Actress Roseanne Barr is being sued by Zimmerman's parents in Florida, who claim a Twitter post she made listing their address and telephone number forced them to flee their home, AP reports.


Robert and Gladys Zimmerman filed their lawsuit earlier this week and are seeking undisclosed damages for emotional distress and invasion of privacy.

The Zimmermans claim they were forced into hiding after Barr posted their address and telephone number about a month after their son fatally shot Trayvon Martin in February 2012, AP reports.

Zimmerman was acquitted last summer in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon.

Read more at Associated Press.

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