The world has been very interested with the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax story, as everyone wants to know whether Te'o was trying to fool the world or the victim of a hoax. However, I managed to track down his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, for an exclusive interview...
Over the last seven days, the two stories dominating the sports landscape were Lance Armstrong's "admission" to using performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career and the revelation of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o having a fake girlfriend...
This football season was rough on Notre Dame's Manti Te'o. September saw the deaths of his beloved grandmother, as well as his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who, after suffering a serious car accident was diagnosed with leukemia. Te'o has been struck with tragedy indeed, or he would be if it were true.
While the death of his grandmother, Annette Santiago, did actually take place, DeadSpin found that t
The Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax story is the weirdest thing to happen since the Charlie Sheen spin-out. People keep looking for photos of her, and we found a few to prove that she does exist. Check them out after the jump.
In one of the strangest stories to hit the sports world in a long time, it was revealed yesterday that the "dead girlfriend" of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o never actually existed and was a hoax. Between the background information of the story, as well as statements from Notre Dame and Manti Te'o himself, there are still some dots that aren't quite connecting in the whole story...
The Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax is rocking the sports world, as people scramble to figure out whether Te'o, projected by Mel Kiper Jr. to be a top ten pick in this year's NFL Draft, was the creator or victim of an elaborate hoax that invented Te'o's girlfriend Lennay Kekua.
Another obvious question that has emerged from the story is who is to blame for this hoax picking up steam and spiraling out o
Manti Te'o, the talisman of a stout Notre Dame defense last season, endured his fair share of hardship while leading the Fighting Irish to a BCS Championship Game appearance. Not only did he lose his grandmother to illness, but also his girlfriend to leukemia.
The problem, however, is that Manti Te'o's girlfriend didn't exist.
Many people felt for Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o when he lost both his grandmother, and his girlfriend in a span of just a few hours. As it turns out, the whole girlfriend thing was totally made up.