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”