The “Club Q” attack in Colorado, carried out over the weekend, continues to cause controversy and not only for the attacker, but for his family: while his biological grandfather is a Republican, his father is a Mormon who had been scared because he thought his son was gay.
In an interview that the television network “CBS8″ made to Anderson’s father Lee Aldrich mentioned that “I praised him for his violent behavior very early. I told her it works… You will get immediate results,” he commented.
Aaron Brink, Anderson’s 48-year-old father mentioned that his son spoke to him after the attack, in addition to the fact that he found out about the attack on the bar these days, but one of the things he commented in the interview was that he was surprised when it was reported that he was in a gay bar
“He didn’t actually say he wanted to talk to me, they started telling what the incident was about the shooting involving multiple people, they found him at the gay bar, and I said oh my gosh, you’re gay! He says he’s not gay, ugh, so he’s like that,” he took a deep breath like it was good.
Likewise, he commented that due to his ideology and his religion it is not possible for him to belong to the LGBT+ community, “I’m a Mormon, a Republican, a Conservative, and we’re not gay.”
As soon as he was notified of the attack, Aaron confessed that a “very assertive and polite gentleman” contacted him, “I was still a little surprised, that’s five people dead and my son really did it.”
“I don’t want them to describe him, he did this and they’re probably going to say that they have special circumstances for things like this and that they involve something socially, you know what happens, but I want my son to live a healthy life and be a hopeful,” he said. .
Anderson’s father also mentioned that even though he didn’t know him very well, since he hadn’t seen him in a long time, he said that there is no excuse to go and kill people, Aaron also mentioned that “That’s not the answer.”
Taking advantage of the interview with the father, he was asked what his son learned from him, to which Aaron replied that he taught him how to “use his fists and then become a destructive weapon with his hands, but I don’t know about weapons.
“I am a conservative Republican, I have all my things, that is the pact to shake hands after everything related, that is how it should be,” he explained.
When he describes what happened in the “Club Q”, confessed that the person who challenged his son and stopped him was a hero, apart from saying that he would not do that, “if you go and kill people in cold blood, I don’t know if he tried to do that, I could never do it myself, no I would think my son would do this.”
The attacker’s name is not the one he was registered with at birth, this is something his father mentioned, since he has no idea why he chose that name and since when he had it, but he believes it may be because of his past , because before he worked as porn actor.
“Her mom told me her name because she was in intervention and I’ve been a porn star, it’s an awkward laugh for people when they find out she has from dad a porn star.”
Aaron explained that he left that world because “it was causing me a lot of trouble.”
“I was getting high on methamphetamine, I have permanent damage from the meth I’ve been using for years, I have tardive dyskinesia,” he confessed.
“I was a porn star in 2002 and I combined it with a career in mixed martial arts and my ex took my son away from me so he wouldn’t see him for years.
After he divorced his wife, he stopped seeing his son since 2011, but last year he began to have contact with him, in fact, his wife had told him that Anderson had killed himself.
“I thought that he had committed suicide, his mother told me that he had done it because he was ashamed of me.”
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