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Man Claiming To Be Orlando Shooter's Lover: Attack Was 'Revenge' Against Gays

A man claiming Mateen was a "friend with benefits," told Univision that the real motive behind the mass murder had nothing to do with terrorism.
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Univision reported a potential blockbuster yesterday, when they interviewed a man claiming to be Omar Mateen's lover, who said that the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub was not about terrorism, but revenge against the gay community.

Omar Mateen, the Muslim gunman who committed the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, was "100 percent" gay and bore a grudge against Latino men because he felt used by them, according to a man who says he was his lover for two months.

“I’ve cried like you have no idea. But the thing that makes me want to tell the truth is that he didn’t do it for terrorism. In my opinion he did it for revenge,” he told Univision Noticias anchor Maria Elena Salinas in an exclusive interview in English and Spanish on Tuesday.

He said Mateen was angry and upset after a man he had sex with later revealed he was infected with the HIV virus.

Asked why he decided to come forward with his story, he said: “It’s my responsibility as a citizen of the United States and a gay man.”

The man said he had approached the FBI and been interviewed three times in person by agents.

Univision was unable to independently verify his account. The FBI confirmed to Univision that it had met with him.

Read the rest of the interview here.

Fox News' Megyn Kelly opened up a segment on The Kelly File by reporting this story.

I'm not sure if this is concrete evidence yet, since his account of things haven't been verified, but I thought I should report what just came out.


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