Kyle Rittenhouse on Monday evening told Fox News his past attorneys, Lin Wood and John Pierce, used his case to gain money “for their own benefit,” and kept the boy in jail for far longer than he had to be.
“I was in jail for 87 days,” Rittenhouse told host Tucker Carlson. “And this follows in with (past attorney) Lin Wood. Lin Wood was raising money on my behalf and he held me in jail for 87 days, disrespected my wishes, put me on media interviews, which I should never have done.”
Wood told Rittenhouse to speak to The Washington Post, the teenager said, adding, “which was not a good idea.”
Wood and another former Rittenhouse attorney, John Pierce, told the teen he “was safer in jail instead