• Orlando nightclub gunman ‘was gay and visited the club regularly,’ say ex-wife and Pulse goers

    Orlando nightclub gunman ‘was gay and visited the club regularly,’ say ex-wife and Pulse goers

    Ex-wife and former classmates of gunman who shot dead 50 people at Orlando gay nightclub say that he was gay himself. The 29-year-old’s ex-wife, Sitora Yusufiy, and others who survived the massacre have said Mateen had visited the nightclub on several occasions.

    Ms Yusufiy told a Brazilian TV station Mateen had “gay tendencies” and said his own father had called him gay in front of her. A regular Pulse goer also claimed Mateen had been messaging him sporadically on a gay […]