Irish star let hoax continue

Spoke of ‘girlfriend’ twice after discovery

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 2:24 a.m.

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o reportedly perpetuated the story of his nonexistant online girlfriend by mentioning her at least twice after he had learned of the hoax.

Not once but twice after he supposedly discovered his online girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-America linebacker Manti Te’o perpetuated the heartbreaking story about her death.

Deadspin Explains Unraveling T'eo Story

Tim Burke of explains how he and colleagues discovered that the elaborate story of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's girlfriend was a hoax. (By The Associated Press)
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