At Least 50 Dead In Mass Shooting At Gay Nightclub In Orlando
— who murdered 49 revelers in a gay nightclub while proclaiming his allegiance to terrorist group ISIS — had a secret homosexual sex life! That's the shocking claim being laid out by his ex-wife, along with local Florida men who claim Mateen was a regular at the gay club where he later attacked innocents! And even law enforcement personnel have told The National ENQUIRER
that they're taking the claims seriously, with terrorism experts noticing that the killer was particularly vain!
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"Mateen sure made it easy to trace his social media," a local police source told The ENQUIRER — adding: "He definitely took a different kind of selfie than you see from most shooters. Usually, we find disturbing photos of them posing with their guns and trying to look menacing. Mateen's selfies looked like he was going out to a club for some dancing!"
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Mateen's ex wife, Sitora Yusufiy, is engaged to Marco Dias — who told a Brazilian television reporter that his fiancée thought Mateen had "gay tendencies." In a troubling twist, Marco added that the FBI had asked Sitora to avoid commenting about that belief to "the American media."
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Many gay men, however, have spoken up to say that Mateen was a regular at the Pulse nightclub — and was also a frequent presence on gay apps where men contacted each other as potential dates. The Palm Beach Post also reported that a college friend of Mateen's said that the future terrorist once asked him out on a date.
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Authorities still aren't dismissing possible ties to ISIS, however. "If he was gay or even bisexual," said the law enforcement source, "we have some people saying that would make it easier for Mateen to be radicalized. We already know that he grew up with an Islamic extremist father
who's expressed support for the Taliban. The FBI had him on a watch list, and Mateen went to the same mosque in Florida as [Syrian suicide bomber] Moner Mohammad Abusalha."
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The source added that the FBI had taken Mateen off the watch list that would have notified authorities when he purchased the firearms later used in the Orlando massacre. "Investigators want to know more about Mateen being in Pulse before the shootings, too," the insider said, "and if he was casing the club for the best ways to maximize his kill. That's useful information. Anything about his sex life is just material for the psych files!"
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