Psychologist Dr. Robi Ludwig, appearing on a Fox News panel discussing Elliot Rodger‘s mass shooting said that the incident may have been triggered over the killer’s “homosexual impulses.”
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“When I was first listening to him, I was like, ‘Oh, he’s angry with women for rejecting him,'” Ludwig recalled. “And then I started to have a different idea: Is this somebody who is trying to fight against his homosexual impulses?'”
“Was he angry with women because they were taking away men from him?” she continued. “But this is a kid who couldn’t connect, and felt enraged, and wanted to obliterate anyone that made him feel like a nothing.” source
Ludwig later declared that Roger’s could have been “angry at the men for not choosing him.”
“This was just a kid that was angry in general. He probably felt rejected, he couldn’t connect, he couldn’t feel loved, he couldn’t feel successful. Maybe he couldn’t even feel like a real man.”