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Dan Patrick says that Te’o and Katie Couric have the same agent, which in my mind makes this a bit of a sham interview as well, but with that being said Te’o didn’t lie about the one thing he didn’t have a convenient excuse for.
He was asked why he keep acting like his fake Dead Cancer Girlfriend was still dead when he knew she was alive. Here is what he had to say.
“You stuck to the script. And you knew that something was amiss, Manti,” Couric said.
“Correct,” Te’o replied.
“Katie, put yourself in my situation … This girl who I committed myself to died on Sept. 12,” Te’o said.
“Now I get a phone call on Dec 6. saying she’s alive, and that I’m going to be on national TV two days later, and they ask me about the same question. What would you do?”
I know what I wouldn’t do.
I wouldn’t keep bringing up the fake dead cancer girlfriend up when no one was asking me about her, but that is exactly what Te’o did. It is quite possible he just was in over his head, but please spare us I was the victim speech.
Te’o go as much out of the Hoax as anyone else.
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The person Manti Te'o says was pretending to be his online girlfriend told the Notre Dame linebacker ''I love you'' in voicemails that were played during his interview with Katie Couric.
Taped earlier this week and broadcast Thursday, the hour-long talk show featured three voicemails that Te'o claims were left for him last year. He provided the messages to...
The Katie Couric show has released some of the voice mails that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo aka Lennay Kekua left on Manti Te’o's phone. We were able to embed one here on PFZ from Deadspin and the others are right here on Katie Couric’s site.
What’s really creepy and is that the voicemails sound just like a women, unless of course these aren’t the real voicemails.
Tim Brown is getting up there in age so I’m going to try to give him a pass on this one. Yesterday we reported that Brown accused his former Raiders coach Bill Callahan of sabotaging Super Bowl 37.
Today on the The Dan Patrick Show, Brown sort of got amnesia, because via Pro Football Talk, Brown says he never stated that Callahan sabotaged the Super Bowl.
“I have never said...
Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o told ABC’s Katie Couric that he did lie to the media when he found out that his dead girlfriend never existed, but that he wasn’t involved in the hoax itself.
To be honest I don’t know what to believe now. All I know is that Te’o did lie to some degree and his character should be questioned after this incident.
Even if Te’o...
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has told Katie Couric that he
briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she
Former Oakland receiver Tim Brown suggested a few days ago that then-Raiders coach Bill Callahan sabotaged Super Bowl XXXVII with a late change of the offensive game plan. On Wednesday, Brown said that's not what he meant. "I have never said that he sabotaged the game," Brown said on the Dan Patrick radio show. "All I'm saying is, all I was saying after the...
In theory it shouldn’t matter if Te’o is gay or not. Fans and the NFL should more interested in if he can get off blocks, tackle NFL Running Backs and cover Tight Ends no pun intended.
But, because of the depth of his Catfish story it is legitimate question to ask because it would tie up a lot of loose ends, once again no pun intended.
We reported on how NFL people are wondering...
Embattled former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his family will continue to process of proving he was victim of a vicious hoax, when they sit down for an on air interview with Katie Couric this week.
The interview which will air on Thursday will feature Te’o's parent as well, because they say they were also duped by Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.
According to Larry Browns...
It's all on faith now. How much do you have? How much do you think someone else can have? Believe in Manti Te'o or don't believe.
Turns out, there is no end game to this. If there is one thing I was wrong about from the start, it was that we'll find out the truth sooner or later. Facts will emerge; facts will tell. Instead, this is a sentence without a period, running...
One of the theories that has arisen from the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax mess is that Te’o is gay. There are a number of people who believe that Te’o helped perpetuate the Lennay Kekua story in order to prove he is a heterosexual. Katie Couric wouldn’t have been doing her job if she didn’t ask Te’o about his sexual preference during their interview, which aired on Thursday...
Ex-Notre Dame linebacker discusses bizarre hoax with Katie Couric.
A curious story emerged this week from former Oakland Raiders WR Tim Brown regarding the Oakland Raiders appearance in Super Bowl XXXVII. Brown alleged, in a radio interview over the weekend that Raiders head coach sabotaged the Raiders appearance in the Super Bowl a decade ago against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jerry Rice supported the initial claims but several members of that team...
It seems everybody has a Manti Te’o joke to crack these days. The art of Te’oing has also, begrudgingly, become a thing people do as well. The concept is simple, in that a guy poses with his invisible girlfriend and posts the picture of the fictitious couple on the Internet for all to have a good laugh about.
It’s one thing for regular Joes to do it, but what about when an...
The Manti Te’o hoax story continues to get weirder by the day.According to a report from the New York Daily News, Manti Te’o, who thought he was talking to a female (Lennay Kekua), was really talking to the man behind the entire hoax the entire time, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.The Heisman Trophy finalist “thought it was a female he was talking with,” lawyer Milton Grimes acknowledged...