Man who killed Osama bin Laden opens up on what he regrets
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The man responsible for killing bin Laden has just one regret.
In 2011, the former leader of al-Qaeda was killed in his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, by United States Navy SEALs.
Rob O'Neill claims to be the sole individual who shot and killed Osama bin Laden.
Navy SEALs were on the hunt for the man responsible for the September 11 attacks, where 2,753 people were tragically killed in the World Trade Center and the surrounding area.
Featuring on an episode of the Joe Budden Podcast Humans, O'Neill admits to killing bin Laden in front of his two-year-old son.
Budden asks: "Did you ever kill people in front of their kids."
O'Neill responds: "Yeah. I killed Osama bin laden in front of his son."
He added: "I just killed Osama bin Laden and I saw his two-year-old kid and as a father, I just killed the number one terrorist in the world, and I looked down on him and and thought 'this poor kid has nothing to do with this'.
"And I actually picked him up."
"And took him where?" Budden interjects.
O'Neil' says: "I put him over next to his mom on the bed.
"Two years old, nothing to do with it. He didn't, he didn't even know how to speak yet."
"That will f**k you up probably more than him," replied Budden.
The former rapper then asks if O'Neil 'sleeps well' after the incident.
"Not really, no," he confesses.
"I mean, I have great days. I'm a positive person, but, I mean, you can have a minute.
"I can close my eyes and see the mom's bedroom anytime I want.
"I think about him every day," he concludes.
Back when the incident unfolded, President Obama issued one of the most famous statements in modern history.
The former POTUS said: "Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children."
He added: "For over two decades, bin Laden has been al Qaeda’s leader and symbol, and has continued to plot attacks against our country and our friends and allies. The death of bin Laden marks the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al Qaeda."