Manti Te’o Plays Katie Couric His Fake Girlfriend’s Voicemails, Denies Gay Rumors

Manti Teo girlfriend memeManti Te’o answered the questions that were burning in the back of everyone’s minds on Thursday’s episode of KatieWell-worded versions of internet-favorites like “How could he be so f*cking stupid” and  “Is he a homo?”

The talented Notre Dame linebacker, whose online hoax (perpetrated by Ronaiah Tuiasosopo) spawned countless memes and an invisible Where’s Waldo “Manti Te’o Girlfriend” tumblr, also played some voicemails from fictional jealous beauty Lennay Kekua.  Continue reading “Manti Te’o Plays Katie Couric His Fake Girlfriend’s Voicemails, Denies Gay Rumors”

Manti Te’o Clears The Air, Says ‘Never Ever Would I Be Part of This’

Manti Te'o Notre Dame AlabamaManti Te’o admitted in an audio interview with ESPN Friday that he tailored his stories so people would think that he had met Lennay Kekua, the woman he believed to be his girlfriend, who was actually a fictional character created by Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and two other people.

“You know I even knew that it was crazy that I was with someone that I didn’t meet. And let alone people find out that this girl who died who I was so invested in, I didn’t meet her as well,” Te’o told Jeremy Schaap.  Continue reading “Manti Te’o Clears The Air, Says ‘Never Ever Would I Be Part of This’”

A Brief Summary of Events in the Confusing Case of Manti Te’o’s Fake Online Girlfriend

Manti Teo Lennay KekuThe story of promising Notre Dame University linebacker and Heisman-contender Manti Te’o‘s girlfriend is confusing. Since it’s already all over the news, I’ll attempt to explain it to you in the simplest way.

On October 10, 2011, a woman using the name Lennay Kekua contacted the then 19-year-old football player on Twitter. They quickly became “friends” who interacted frequently, taking it to the next level a few months later, in January of 2012.

In September, Te’o lost his grandma and his online girlfriend, who was thought to have been diagnosed with leukemia.  Continue reading “A Brief Summary of Events in the Confusing Case of Manti Te’o’s Fake Online Girlfriend”