go to MSN.com
Found February 01, 2013 on NESN.com:

From NESN:

The Manti Te’o story gets weirder by the day.

On Thursday, Dr. Phil McGraw released his first half of an interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the mastermind behind “Lennay Kekua.”

Tuiasosopo confessed his feelings for the former Notre Dame linebacker and admitted that it was him through all of the voice mails and calls in general with Te’o.

But it didn’t stop there, as he then presented Dr. Phil with his rare talent: a piercing female voice, which can be heard below.

Below is a voice mail message Kekua supposedly left for Te'o:

More from NESN.com:
11 Comments:
  • That is not the same voice. If you put a musical tuner to both recordings you can see that Lennay 9/11/12 voicemail to Manti is a Higher pitch voice, a female voice. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo voice is a Tenor male voice but to speak that High like Lennay 9/11/12 voicemail to Manti is almost impossible for a male. There only a very few male singers that can sing that high, they only hit one or two notes then come down because it is almost impossible to stay singing that High without blowing your vocal chords. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo can speak very high for a male that is for sure but I do not think it is the same voice.
  • sicko
  • I assume that you are no expert but just an amateur with an opinion. Nevertheless, if you noticed that it is a different voice, then Te'o should have noticed that as well. Te'o should have suspected that he was not talking to a female for all those hours.
  • His point was that it's a different voice than the one in the voicemails! Think about what he wrote. This guy is likely lying to protect the woman that actually did speak to Te'o, that's all. Weird and hard to believe story, but it happens.
  • Wouldn't that be something - and I don't think it would be that far-fetched in this day and age - if this whole charade was made up? I'm speaking from ALL the characters involved. It could very well be that Te'o, Tuiasosopo and "Lennay"(Diane O'Meara)ALL conspired on this to gain publicity for Te'o in his quest for the Heisman, but it went horribly wrong for Te'o. Still, as these things usually go, all will probably make millions off the book and movie deals, in addition to what they have already made on the talk-show circuit.
  • All of this is beginning to get on people's nerves. Either Manti is the dumbest dude on the planet or the most needy, either way it is pathetic. The other dude needs some help too and the talk shows and media that kept this going need a reality check as well. A book and movie deal....seriously ?? What is wrong in this country?
  • This loser of a football player is just getting himself in deeper and deeper with this 'story'. Come on, T'eo...you're a has been, a loser with no future. I can't imagine the embarrassment you live with every day.
  • What is this? Notre Dame Press for their star football player: Te’o…I can’t speak for everyone, but this all smells like some rotten spoiled fish of a lie! I wonder about this guy whom claims to be the voice of this football player’s alleged fake girlfriend…. Is being paid to confess to this farce of a publicity stunt…invented to build fame for the football star… On Doctor Phil when this alleged gay man demonstrated the female voice…why did he do it behind the screen? Why not out in the open where everyone can see him? I say this is all Fraudulent stunt to build fame for an ND football future star….what’re your thoughts?


THE BACKYARD
College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did Dustin Johnson pull out of tourney to hang with Paulina?

Dustin Johnson, the No. 16-ranked player in the world, pulled out of this week’s Bridgestone Invitational, a $9 million World Golf Championships event held at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Johnson reportedly cited the reason for his withdrawal as “personal,” according to Ohio.com, but a photograph posted by fiancée Paulina Gretzky to her Instagram […] The post Did...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago

New study reveals which NFL teams have best fan bases

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the best fan base in the National Football League. That’s not me saying it—it’s science. Or at least analytics. The Sports Marketing Analytics project, conducted out of Emory University, has published the results of their latest study, which finds that the Steelers topped the list in 2014 in terms of what […] New Study Confirms The Best Fan Base...
Via Steelers Depot
23 hours ago

Dez Bryant upset over teammate's new deal?

Dez’s wants to get paid. Dez’s numbers dictate that he should be paid like a Top 5 wide receiver in the NFL. Cowboys give a teammate almost $100 million extension. Dez is happy for his teammate. Congrats 77 well deserved #CowboysNation — Dez Bryant (@DezBryant) July 30, 2014 Dez’s allegedly isn’t happy though his deal isn’t getting done any time soon and his frustrations...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago

Browns actually impressed by Manziel's work ethic?

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly impressed by Johnny Manziel’s work ethic. No, seriously. Despite his offseason partying, the Browns’ first round pick (No. 22 overall) has brought a “first-in, last-out mentality” to training camp, according to NFL Network’s Charley Casserly. Photo Credit: ClevelandBrowns.com Casserly was told by multiple team sources that Manziel is...
Via Gridiron Grit
13 hours ago

Oklahoma 5-star RB suspended during assault investigation

While we still aren’t quite sure what happened between Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon and a student named Amelia Rae Molitor last Friday morning, we do now know that the Sooner football player has been suspended from team activities while the police continue to investigate the matter. According to numerous sources, the school is expected to officially announce the news...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
Via The Majors Detroit
20 hours ago

Oklahoma kicker has the best playbook

Many football teams are now foregoing the classic hard-copy playbook for iPads, which are lighter and save on huge printing cost, among other handy features. Earlier today, we took a look at Georgia’s new iPads (and a whole host of USB cables). Apparently Oklahoma has also joined in on the iPad trend. Of course, not everyone’s playbook is made equal. OU kicker Michael Hunnicutt...
Via College Spun
12 hours ago

Antonio Brown not happy with ex-teammate's QB comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not happy with ex-teammate Emmanuel Sanders for his comments made about Ben Roethlisberger. Sanders, who spent four seasons with the Steelers before signing with the Broncos in March, compared his new quarterback with his old quarterback and enumerated the ways Peyton Manning is a better leader than Big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago

WWE star Sheamus rumored to be playing major Star Wars role

It looks like another WWE superstar could land in a mega-hit that has nerd alert written all over it.  Yes, Sheamus may be playing the role of Darth Vader in the upcoming Star Wars Episode 7 which is currently slated to hit theaters on December 18, 2015. Wow. Today’s edition of the Irish Daily Mirror has an article theorizing that the Celtic Warrior could be playing the Lord Sith...
Via Between The Ropes
18 hours ago

Report: Winston detained by police at gunpoint in 2012

Jameis Winston was detained by police at gunpoint in a 2012 incident for carrying a firearm on campus.
Via Gamedayr
18 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.