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Omar Mateen Orlando Shooter Was Gay, Says Ex-Wife And Friend
Source: telegraph.co.uk
Published: Jun 14, 2016

Omar Mateen the Orlando shooter who killed 49 and injured 53 people at a gay club has gay tendencies according to his wife and former police academy friend.

Source: qz.com
Source: qz.com

It was revealed that Mateen had visited the club a dozen times before and was a user of a gay dating app called Jack’d.

Source: telegraph.co.uk
Source: telegraph.co.uk

Mateen’s first wife said he had ‘gay tendencies’ and was called gay in front of her on several occasions by his father. She said he was also mentally unstable and would beat her. He also had a history of taking steroids.

Source: metro.co.uk
Source: metro.co.uk

A former class mate of Mateen who wanted to remain anonymous said that Mateen asked him out on a date. He said they would go to gay clubs together. He also said Mateen was just awkward and wanted to fit in. Mateen had visited the club he had attacked a dozen times before and would go in the corner and drink by himself.

Source: everipedia.com
Source: everipedia.com

Omar Mateen was a disturbed man and his actions do not reflect his religion. He was someone who needed help and didn’t get any.

Mateen’s father even condemned his act saying:

Source: wptv.com
Source: wptv.com

“I apologise for what my son did. I am as sad and mad as you guys are. I don’t miss anything about him. What he did was against humanity”.