ABC's Barbara Walters was set to be the second person to interview George Zimmerman yesterday but pulled out at the last minute because he demanded she put him and his wife up in a hotel for a month.
Walters, who was already reportedly seething she didn't get the exclusive with the neighborhood watchman, flew down to Florida early yesterday to speak with him and his lawyer about doing a lengthy interview immediately after he spoke to Fox's Sean Hannity.
But once the ABC news stalwart heard what Zimmerman wanted in return, she was said to have been 'appalled' and told him the deal was off, according to the New York Post.
An ABC spokesman confirmed that Walters met with Zimmerman, but refused to confirm what kind of deal he wanted.
'She went down there with every intention of doing an interview, but Mr Zimmerman made a demand at the last minute that we could not and would never agree to,' the rep said.
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