Kyle Rittenhouse returns as attorneys discuss the elements of his defense’s motion to dismiss at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool_File)

(WTVO) — Kyle Rittenhouse has started a new fundraising project to sue media organizations, he announced Monday.

Rittenhouse made the announcement on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”

The Media Accountability Project will be a “tool to help raise funds and hold the media accountable for the lies they have told and address them in court”, according to Business Intern.

‘I don’t want to see anyone else have to deal with what I’ve been through,’ said Rittenhouse, 18, adding that he plans to sue ‘politicians, celebrities, athletes’ who have it. called a “murderer”, despite his acquittal for killing two men and injuring a third during a protest riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin in 2020.

Rittenhouse said shortly after the verdict that he was contacted by Nicholas Sandmana student who was featured in a viral 2019 video that showed him watching a Native American activist in Washington D.C. Sandmann has sued multiple media organizations and made deals with CNN, The Washington Post and NBC News for coverage that put him on the map for racist.

Sandmann encouraged Rittenhouse to follow his example by taking legal action.

Rittenhouse said Whoopi Goldberg of ‘The View’ and Cenk Uygur of ‘The Young Turks’ are among a list of people he plans to prosecute.

“We will deal with them in a courtroom,” he said.