Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/24/13
From the desk of “you can’t make this crap up,” we have learned in a report from the New York Daily News, that Manti Te’o wasn’t talking to some girl that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo put on the phone for those marathon telephone conversations, but that it was Tuiasosopo himself. Are you freaking kidding me? Well, attorney Milton Grimes, famous for the multi-million dollar judgement in the Rodney King case, says this is completely plausible “Come on, Hollywood does it all the time,” Grimes said Wednesday. “People can do that.” Oh, okay. That’s a reasonable excuse, except, it isn’t. Who in the right mind has ever watched a movie and said, “that dude played a convincing chick.” If you fell for it with the Crying Game, you’re a dope, too. And no Finkle is Einhorn jokes, please. Grimes is alleging that Tuiasosopo, the mastermind behind this alleged Catfish scheme, impersonated a female on the phone while speaking with Te’o. Remember, according to Te’o, he would sometimes spend hours on end talking to this fake girlfriend of his. NFL teams have yet to talk to Te’o, but they will get their shot next month at the NFL Scouting Combine. I can only imagine [...]
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