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Dr. Phil asks Te'o hoaxer to recreate Kekua voice

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo spoke with Dr. Phil McGraw for his first interview since being exposed as the man behind the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax. One half of Tuiasosopo’s interview aired on “Dr. Phil” Thursday, and the other half will air Friday. Dr. Phil’s show left a big cliffhanger Thursday when they teased a preview of Tuiasosopo attempting to reenact the voice of “Lennay Kekua,” which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 31, 2013  |  1 Comment
WEIRD, WILD STUFF

Dr. Phil discusses Tuiasosopo show

As if the Manti Te'o story couldn't get even any weirder, now Dr. Phil McGraw — who questioned Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the mastermind behind the Te'o fake girlfriend prank, in his first public interview which will air Thursday and Friday on the "Dr. Phil" show — told NBC that he believes Tuiasosopo genuinely fell in love with the Notre Dame football star during the course of the two...
Via The Other Paper
January 30, 2013  |  6 Comments
CRAZY STUFF

Te'o shares Lennay Kekua voicemails

Early Thursday morning, a report surfaced that may help us understand yet another piece of the confusing puzzle that has been created from the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax. It was originally believed that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo had someone posing as Lennay Kekua to speak with Te’o on the phone. However, Tuiasosopo’s lawyer said that Ronaiah was actually the voice behind Kekua. On Thursday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss
DID IT REALLY HAPPEN?

Te'o finally talks about hoax

Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o spoke for the first time since the hoax was made public on Friday night.  Te’o spoke for 2.5 hours with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap and Schaap said that he answered every question that he posed to him.  When Te’o was asked if he was ever involved in the hoax he said “No, never.”Manti Te’o tells @jeremyschaap: “I kind of tailored my stories to have...
Via Diehardsport
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Fake girlfriend reportedly told Manti Te’o she faked death to avoid drug dealers

The person posing as Manti Te’o's girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, told the former Notre Dame linebacker in December that she faked her death in September in order to avoid drug dealers, the Honolulu Star Advertiser reports. According to a timeline of events provided by Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick on Wednesday shortly after Deadspin broke the story of Te’o's girlfriend being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 19, 2013  |  9 Comments
FAKING IT

Te'oing is the latest social media trend

We, the football fans of America, have survived Tebowing (down on a knee, closed fist to forehead).  We are working through Bradying (sitting with legs straight out, pouting with head down) and its cousin Griffining (sitting wit legs straight out, pointing toward the sky).  Kaepernicking is new of of this past weekend (kissing your bicep kind of – with a football helmet on). But...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 16, 2013  |  5 Comments

Catfish’s Nev Schulman says he is working on Manti Te’o story

Nev Schulman, the star of the documentary “Catfish” and host of the similarly named TV show on MTV, says he will be working on the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax story. I am working on finding out more about this @mteo_5 #Catfish story. I have been in contact with the woman involved and will get the truth. — Nev Schulman (@NevSchulman) January 17, 2013 We don’t know if Schulman is joking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2013  |  3 Comments
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