Mateen's horrifying attack on Pulse nightclub was initially thought to be a homophobic attack rooted in extremist Islamic ideology.
But Omar Mateen was gay, says ex-wife and former friend: Orlando terrorist used homosexual dating app and visited Pulse at least a dozen times
Yusufiy was joined on the channel by her Brazilian fiance, Marcio Dias.
Speaking Portuguese, he told the channel that Yusufiy told him Mateen had 'gay tendencies' and had been called gay in front of her on several occasions by his father.
Mateen made his attack on Pulse early Sunday morning - but that wasn't the first time he'd been to the club,The Orlando Sentinel reported.
Orlando nightclub gunman scouted Walt Disney World as a potential target for his deadly massacre bringing along his wife.