Grace Tam reveals how close she came to horrific mass shooting in US when ‘virgin’ went on rampage and killed six because women rejected him
- In 2014, Grace Tam was close to the infamous killer Elliot Rodger
- The police ordered her to stay indoors because it was unsafe to leave the restaurant
- Ms. Teme lived in the United States for six years after being cared for by a teacher
Grace Tam revealed that she was close to a cunning killer who became known as the “Incel King” after he killed six people while she was living in the United States as a teenager.
Ms. Teme, who attended Santa Barbara City College, Californiaat the age of 18, was ordered by a US Marshal to remain at the restaurant during the gruesome murder of Elliot Rodger in May 2014.
She was at a taco restaurant when Roger drove by, killing six UC Santa Barbara students and injuring 14 others along the way.
Grace Tame has revealed she was close to the twisted American killer who became known as the ‘Incel King’ after he killed six people in 2014 when she was a teenager
A US marshal ordered Ms Teme to stay at the restaurant during Elliot Rodger’s murderous rampage while she lived in the US. She is pictured on the Santa Monica Pier in 2016
Ms Teme, now 27, said in a Nine news column about America’s obsession with gun ownership titled: “I was close to one of the gun murders in the US. Thoughts and prayers did nothing.”
On May 23, 2014, Roger stabbed three men and shot three women outside the Isla Vista sorority house.
“I will never forget the night of the Isla Vista tragedy in 2014…Marshall knocking on the door of our friend’s house to tell us we couldn’t go home yet,” Ms Tamme wrote.
“My roommate Josue and I were ordering dinner at the Freebirds restaurant when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who committed the murder, drove by.”
The restaurant is just three blocks from where Roger shot three girls as revenge for not finding him attractive.
Sick ‘Incel King’ killer Elliot Rodger, who shot three women, stabbed three men to death and ran over 14 people in his car before shooting himself in the head in 2014
In 2014, Rodger killed six students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, including shooting three female students outside a sorority house
Ms Tame, a sexual assault victim and activist best known as the 2021 Australian of the Year, said Roger killed the women as “retribution” for rejecting him.
Roger, who shot himself in the head after the murder, became a cult hero for documenting his reasons in a manifesto and video posted online called Elliot Roger’s Retribution.
In the manifesto of the sick, he wrote that he would “quarantine everyone.” [women] in concentration camps” and starve them to death.
Ms Teme moved to the US just a year after dropping out of St Michael’s College in Hobart after being groomed by her 58-year-old teacher Nicholas Bester.
She studied theater and humanities at a California school, surfed at Rincon Beach, and lived in the US for six years.
While living there, she was briefly married to former American child star Spencer Breslin, who was three years her senior.
In her column, Ms Teme acknowledged that the gun buyback scheme introduced in Australia after the 1996 Port Arthur massacre may not work in the US because of the “gun cult”.
What is an Incel?
“Incel” stands for “involuntary celibacy” and is a term used by a certain group of men who blame women for their inability to have relationships and have sex.
Incel groups have been accused of inciting violence and misogyny online, and numerous communities and subreddits have been banned for their content.
A cryptic Facebook message posted by Toronto suspect Alec Minassian just before the incident suggests he was part of an online community angered by their inability to form relationships with the opposite sex.
The now-deleted post hailed Elliot Rodger, the community college student who killed six people and injured 13 in a shooting and stabbing attack near the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2014.
In 2014, Elliot Rodger killed six people and injured 13 in a shooting and knife attack near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Calling Roger a “supreme gentleman,” the Facebook post read: “The Insel Rebellion has already begun! We’re going to take down all the Chads and Staceys!”
Chad and Stacey are names used on internet forums to refer to people with more active sex lives.
The reference to the term “incel,” meaning involuntary celibacy, was a term used by Roger in online posts berating women for rejecting him romantically.
The anti-women sentiment is also reminiscent of the 1989 massacre in Canada at the École Polytechnique, an engineering college in Montreal, when 25-year-old Marc Lepine walked into a classroom.
He then separated the men from the women, told the men to leave and opened fire, killing 14 women before killing himself.
In his death note, he blamed feminists for ruining his life.