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Fox News “Expert” Tries To Apologize Again, Likens “Homosexual Impulses” To “Serious Psychological Impairments”

Screen Shot 2014-05-27 at 11.58.36 AMThe Fox News “expert” psychologist who diagnosed 22-year-old UCSB shooter Elliot Rodger with “homosexual impulses” has succumbed to her foot-in-mouth disease. After posting on Facebook that she was “misunderstood,” Dr. Robi Ludwig told the Washington Post that she’s “deeply hurt” because people now know she is homophobic.

Last weekend, Ludwig hypothesized Rodger’s admission that he killed because women would not have sex with him actually meant that he was gay, and perhaps he killed because he didn’t know how to deal with “homosexual impulses.”

As a result, Coldwell Banker fired her.

She told the WP this week that she is “deeply hurt that it was taken this way by some of the people that had heard it,” and that she’s “a little bit paranoid to say anything because my words have been so twisted.” And yet she continues to do interviews…

She also clears up the fact that she was not being “homophobic” in her assessment of Rodger. She was trying to convey that Rodger was “a very disturbed man and nobody goes on a spree like this without having serious psychological impairment and difficulties on multiple levels. That’d be true of anybody.”

So just to be clear, she doesn’t think Rodger was gay. She thinks “homosexual impulses” yield “very disturbed” men and are a “serious psychological impairment” causing “difficulties on multiple levels.”

Keep at it, “Dr.” Ludwig!

On:           May 29, 2014
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    • Cam

      Yes because lets remember the most important part of this entire tragedy. That SHE is the real victim here. (Eye Roll)

      May 29, 2014 at 4:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DB75

      I don’t think she’s homophobic. That would require having some sort of feelings for the gay community. Most likely, there are no feelings.

      So, instead of calling her homophobic – which relates to fear – why not call it what it is. She’s a damned gayist. She is prejudice against gay people. Homophobic is so 2013. :-P

      May 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • redcarpet

      Bye Felicia.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Paco

      Please don’t take her shovel away. I want to see how far down she can dig herself before she realizes it is wise to just STFU.

      May 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BJ McFrisky

      Please post more stories about this woman. I can’t get enough. Three stories in 2 days is inadequate for the evil committed by this person. I say post a story about her every HOUR until she’s reduced to a blubbering pile of suicidal goo, for only then will our thirst for her blood be sated.

      May 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WuzUpYall

      Some mental health “professionals” are just looking for what is wrong with their own psyche.

      May 29, 2014 at 5:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RSun

      @BJ McFrisky: I agree…more please.

      May 29, 2014 at 5:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam

      @BJ McFrisky:

      And once again BJ continues his unbroken string of always jumping in to defend everybody who is anti-gay.

      May 29, 2014 at 6:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billy Budd


      May 30, 2014 at 12:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • inbama

      Queerty misidentifies her as a psychologist.

      She is a psychotherapist – a field infamous for overreach and quackery.

      May 30, 2014 at 12:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sectbrawn

      I LOVE watching Pox News (without the sound) at the gym since it’s one of the channels Planet Fitness has preset on the TV bank. All the women on there are so botoxed and plastic surgeried up the only part of the face they can move are their lips. It’s like watching a puppet show.

      May 30, 2014 at 5:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tdx3fan

      @inbama: Psychotherapy has not really been a field since the days of Freud. It is now what people call themselves when they simply do not qualify to be anything else, because if they started talking like this while claiming to belong to any accredited body (APA, ApA, ACA, etc.) that body would come against them strongly. All mental health accreditations disagree strongly with this woman to the point that they would throw her bigoted but out of their own training programs if her views were known. She is not the first or the last bigot to online school and think that makes her have the right to comment on social psychological matters.

      May 30, 2014 at 7:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam


      That’s a good point, anybody can call themselves a psychotherapist.

      May 30, 2014 at 7:33 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Desert Boy

      Dr. Robi Ludwig is the new “Dr.” Laura Schlessinger. Ludwig, obviously has deep and unexamined homophobic beliefs. Until she examines these thoughts and feelings about gay people, it’s best she stays far away from patients.

      May 30, 2014 at 3:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • aliengod

      She really needs to stop apologizing. She didn’t do anything wrong. She simply pointed out what many of us thought… this kid seemed gay. So what?

      May 30, 2014 at 9:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mezaien

      The BITCH slept with dogs and wake up with ticks.

      May 30, 2014 at 11:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ChgoReason

      She’s calls herself Dr. thanks to a Psy.D from a for-profit “university.” Psy.D’s do hold doctorates and all, but they do not couch their education on researched and peer reviewed models. But rather they learn from personal case-by-case contact with patients. They jump the gun, if you will, on their assessments; without looking at the big picture.

      May 31, 2014 at 12:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ChgoReason

      @tdx3fan: Psychotherapy is the term used to describe the 3 main approaches a therapist uses to interact with the client. Humanistic, psychodynamic, and behavioral approaches are all accepted forms of psychotherapy. Freud was a psychoanalysist which is different than the modern approaches trained therapist take today.

      May 31, 2014 at 12:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA

      If you are out of a job, there’s a restuarant in East Texas that would hire you for sure, Big Earl’s Bait shop…

      May 31, 2014 at 3:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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