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Manti Teo Fake Girlfriend

LOOK: Te'o's Fake Girlfriend Makes Maxim's Hot 100 list

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

Lennay Kekua may never have been real but she is still hot, apparently. The fake girlfriend of Manti Te'o appeared, sort of, at No. 69 on Maxim's ...

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...

Woman In Te'o Fake Girlfriend Photo Speaks Out

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The woman whose photo was used as the "face" of the Twitter account of Manti Te'o's supposed girlfriend says the man allegedly behind...

Both Deadspin Reporters Who Exposed The Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax Are Students

College Media Matters | Posted 01.22.2013 | College

Both Deadspin reporters who pieced together the big story of the moment– the non-existence of Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o's dead girlfrien...

Social Media Con Artists

John Pavley | Posted 03.22.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I understand why Lance Armstrong felt he needed to dope. I don't understand why he needed to lie (and tweet) with such conviction that I believed in him. I understand why Manti Te'o needed to build a great "brand." I don't understand why he needed a fake social media girlfriend to do it.

The Real-Life Kekua Family In Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 01.22.2013 | Los Angeles

CARSON, Calif. -- When Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o ordered two dozen white roses delivered to 21503 Water Street, he says he thought they were...

Te'o's Answers May Lead Only To More Quetstions

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 03.21.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Manti Te'o tried to put one of the strangest sports stories in memory behind him, insisting he was the target of an elaborate online ...

Te'o Talks

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o insisted he had no role in the bizarre hoax involving his "dead" girlfriend and told ESPN on Friday night...

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....

Te'o Talked About Fake Girlfriend During Recent Interviews

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Not once but twice after he supposedly discovered his online girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-Ame...

Notre Dame Tells Staff To Keep Quiet About Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.17.2013 | Sports

The University of Notre Dame has reportedly ordered the school's staff to keep quiet on the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax that has rocked the world of co...

'Catfish' Directors: Football Player With Fake Girlfriend Was Probably Duped

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In response to a damning Deadspin report Wednesday debunking the existence of his girlfriend who died during the season, Notre Dame senior linebacker ...

Heartbreaking Story Involving Notre Dame Star's Girfriend Never Happened

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 03.19.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Not long before Notre Dame played Michigan State last fall, word spread that Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te'o had lost his gra...