The alleged gunman who¬†killed at least six and injured seven¬†near the campus of UC Santa Barbara Friday has been identified by¬†a family attorney as Elliot Rodger, 22. Rodger appears in a haunting YouTube video called ‚ÄúRetribution‚ÄĚ in which he describes a tortuous life of ‚Äúloneliness, rejection and unfulfilled desires,¬†all because girls have never been attracted to me‚ÄĚ and lays out his plans to slaughter members of a sorority.
His identification sent Rodger‚Äôs name trending, as well as spurred discussion of ‚Äúincel,‚ÄĚ or involuntary celibacy.
Rodger is said to have been a member of¬†an Internet forum called PUAHate.com, which describes itself as the ‚ÄúAnti-Pickup-Artist Movement.‚ÄĚ He is also said to have been an ‚Äúmen‚Äôs rights activist,‚ÄĚ or MRA.
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