Police arrested an East Tennessee State University student on Wednesday after he disrupted a Black Lives Matter protest by handing out bananas while wearing a gorilla mask.
Tristan Rettke, a freshman at the university, also reportedly had a bag emblazoned with a Confederate flag symbol and bunch of rope. He was charged with one count of civil rights intimidation for the on-campus incident, police told WCYB.
Tristan Rettke, a fervent Trump supporter online, suddenly brought his politics into his real life when he wore a gorilla mask to a university protest.
A Tennessee man wore a gorilla mask, carried a rope and tried to hand out bananas at a college Black Lives Matter protest, police said.
An East Tennessee State University student was arrested this week after wearing a gorilla mask, carrying a rope and handing out bananas duri...