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05/27/2014 11:31 am ET | Updated May 27, 2014

Fox News Guest Offers Lame Apology After Suggesting Elliot Rodger Was Fighting 'Homosexual Impulses'

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The Fox News guest who recently suggested that Elliot Rodger was fighting "homosexual impulses" is speaking out about her controversial comments.

Rodger went on a rampage, and killed six people near UC Santa Barbara on Friday night. Reality TV psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig wondered over the weekend if the young man's rage had stemmed from "trying to fight against his homosexual impulses."

Ludwig later said she never meant to offend anyone with her comments, which she claimed were "misunderstood." She wrote in a Facebook post:

"I was misunderstood on @FoxNews this weekend, when I was asked to hypothesize several factors which could have triggered ‪#‎ElliotRoger‬ 's spree killing. I in NO way meant to indicate being a homosexual or having homosexual impulses is a cause for spree killing. My job on @judgejeanine was to [assess] several possible triggers for #ElliotRoger and his behavior ‪#‎peace‬ ‪#‎forequalrights‬ However, I apologize to all those who felt offended. That was never my intention."

(h/t Towleroad)

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