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Hannity Gets First Interview with George Zimmerman

Sean Hannity has secured the first interview with George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The hour-long exclusive will air on Hannity’s Fox News Channel program tonight at 9pmET.

Zimmerman will discuss what happened on the night of Martin’s death. His attorney, Mark O’Mara, will also participate in the interview and will address rumors circulating about bail donations and hidden money, FNC says.

Hannity has been pursuing a Zimmerman interview for several months. The pair had an off-the-record phone conversation in April. Yesterday, GlobalGrind posted an article claiming that Hannity offered to pay Zimmerman’s legal fees; a spokesperson for Fox News told TVNewser Hannity has never offered to pay “any legal fees or any fee associated with George Zimmerman.”

>Update: A short promo of the interview just aired on “The Five.” “I am sorry that they buried their child,” Zimmerman said of Martin’s parents. “I can’t imagine what it must feel like. And I pray for them daily.” Watch:


>Update: Watch the interview after the jump.


Watch parts 3-6 here.

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