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Man At Center Of Manti Te'o Hoax Says He's Recovering From Homosexuality

Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man behind the now-famous hoax on Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, now says he's "recovering" from homosexuality. In an an...

The 12 Worst People Of 2013 (So Far)

Posted 01.31.2013 | Comedy

We're only a month into 2013, but the year has already seen its fair share of ne'er-do-wells, scoundrels and nogoodniks. A bunch of real stinkers. Wil...

Dr. Phil: Hoaxer 'In Love' With Manti Te'o

Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo "fell deeply, romantically in love" with Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o as he perpetrated the lengthy hoax involving a fake girlf...

The Psychology of a Prank: Was Manti Te'o a Victim or Perpetrator?

Tashion Macon | Posted 03.30.2013 | College
Tashion Macon

Maybe Manti wanted to believe in the relationship so much that he ran with the lie. That doesn't make him a villain or a victim. It makes him human. We can all identify with that.

Report: Tuiasosopo Interviews With Dr. Phil

TMZ | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports

Dr. Phil just scored HUGE -- TMZ has learned, he's landed the first on-camera interview with the alleged mastermind behind the Manti Te'o girlfriend h...

Jon Could NOT Let This Go

Posted 01.25.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart seems to have had the giggles over Manti Te'o prankster Ronaiah Tuiasosopo ever since the hoax story first broke. So much so that he worke...

REPORT: Voice Of Te'o's Fake Girlfriend Revealed

Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports

Just when it seemed that the dramatis personae of the Manti Te'o hoax may have been set another character has been introduced. The New York Post re...

Te'o Says He's 'Faaaaaar From' Being Gay

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

With details about the machinations of the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax initially in short supply after Deadspin broke the story, there were many theori...

WATCH: Te'o Talks To Katie Couric

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

In Manti Te'o's first on-camera interview since it was revealed that his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, was a fabrication and did not die during Notre Dame...

LISTEN: Manti Te'o's Voicemail From Fake Girlfriend

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

Manti Te'o has admitted that he never actually met Lennay Kekua, despite lying to his parents and briefly misleading the media on this issue, but he m...

Manti Te'o Duped By A MAN With A 'Falsetto Voice'?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

The alleged mastermind behind the elaborate Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax reportedly used a "falsetto voice" to impersonate the football player's fake gi...

Te'o Not First To Fall For Lennay Kekua?

Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

Lennay Kekua may not actually exist, but that doesn't mean that Manti Te'o was the first person to be in a relationship with her. Not only did NFL...

Meet The SoCal Guy Who Made Up Manti's Fake Girlfriend

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew and Larry Altman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Los Angeles

The origin of the mysterious hoax involving Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and the fabrication of a dead girlfriend has deep ties to Southern Califo...

REPORT: Te'o Hoax Perpetrator Confessed

Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

While doubts continue to swirl around Manti Te'o and his account of the hoax involving the tragic story of a deceased girlfriend, a report by ESPN's O...

Alleged Mastermind Of Manti Te'o Hoax Auditioned For 'The Voice,' Told Sob Story

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.18.2013 | TV

The alleged mastermind behind the Manti Te'o "fake" girlfriend hoax auditioned for NBC's "The Voice" and told an elaborate sob story to the producers....

Did These People Know About Hoax All Along?

Posted 01.17.2013 | Sports

Shock was the overwhelming, initial reaction of most to news that the entire narrative surrounding Manti Te'o and his late girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, w...