Manti Te'o's Fake Dead Girlfriend Takes To Twitter Again. Maybe. Got That?
From Fast Company
January 17, 2013 - 7:34am
The Notre Dame football star says he was duped by a group of hoaxers. What's going on here? A heart-wrenching thread through this past college football season was that of Manti Te'o, a well-liked Heisman candidate from Notre Dame whose girlfriend Lennay Kekua, a reported Stanford student, died of cancer the same day that Te'o's grandmother passed away. But on Wednesday, one of Nick Denton's websites, Deadspin, reported that Kekua wasn't a real person. At the very least, Te'o, who, some have argued, used Kekua's story to boost his popularity in college football, was "Catfished" by a group of soul-less Internet pranksters. Or, at the very worst, was in on the hoax the entire time.Read Full Story
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