Rashard Mendenhall Doubts bin Laden Was Behind 9/11, and He's Not Alone

More

The NFL running back joins the ranks of celebrity September 11th conspiracy theorists

Mendenhall_Tim Sharp_post.jpg

Reuters/Tim Sharp


Osama Bin Laden

Rashard Mendenhall, the running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has become the latest famous person to question Osama bin Laden's role in the 9/11 attacks. In the wake of the news that bin Laden had been killed, Mendenhall tweeted: "I'm not convinced he was even behind the attacks we have really seen no evidence to prove it other than the gov telling us".

The tweet has since been removed from his feed.

Mendenhall is not alone in his skepticism. Several other well known people have expressed doubts about whether bin Laden really orchestrated the attacks:

Jump to comments
Presented by

Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

A Fascinating Short Film About the Multiverse

If life is a series of infinite possibilities, what does it mean to be alive?


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

Video

How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

Video

A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

Video

I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Writers

Up
Down

More in Entertainment

Just In