Wearing a red 'Make America Great Again'-hat was Nicholas Sandmann world-renowned in a very short time.
In a video that went viral, he stood and laughed a native american up in the face, while he beat on his drum and singing.
The 16-year-old student has been discredited after the video, and have therefore chosen to sue The Washington Post for about 1.6 billion because of the impact video has had on him.
It has emerged, after Nicholas Sandmanns lawyers has published its action. It seems that the action is only the tip of the iceberg. Several major media, including CNN, the BBC and the Associated Press, brought namely the video, writes CNN.
'We will continue to draw those who have made Sandmann-the family mischief, in the court, to seek compensation. This is only the beginning', says in the publication.
In a second video, which first came forward, some days after the original had gone viral, you could see that there were more and shouted epithets against the native americans.
Nicholas Sandmann believes that he was singled out by the media because he was white and had a Trump hat on.
'The Washington Post inoculating and mobbede Nicholas, because he is a white, catholic students, who had a red 'Make America Great Again'-hat on when he was on the school trip 18. January', standing there in the action.
According to Sandmann, he tried not to agitate for action against the native americans.
I made the faces of the other protester deliberately. I smiled at a time, because I wanted to show him that I was not about to be angry, and that I would not fuelling the conflict.
The Washington Post informs to CNN that they are just now reviewing the petition and are planning a vigorous defense.