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Manti Te'o lied about his Girlfriend dying

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https://twitter.com/justinrmegahan

read that twitter feed now

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so much for sleep!

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You know that old saying that there's no such thing as bad publicity?

Yeah...That's crap.

I'd almost be willing to bet the phrase "what the #@%$" was used more times in the past 24 hours than any time in recent history - maybe ever - and probably by people who normally never curse.

If I'm Steve Keim right now, I'm on the phone with Reagan Mauia saying "Hey Reagan, you like playing for the the Cardinals? Good, then SHUT THE #@%$ UP! WE DON'T WANT ANY PART OF THIS $#&%STORM!" :unsure:

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Apparently this guy found some tweets (seen below) by people who knew of the hoax.

Justin Megahan@justinrmegahan

Here's another since deleted twitter account discussing the scamhttp://www.twicsy.com/i/ZkTSUc

Justin Megahan@justinrmegahan

Hey, and here he is crediting Catfish as motivationhttps://twitter.com/jayRahz/status/276071308322820096

Justin Megahan@justinrmegahan

And here he is in early December outting Ronaiah Tuiasosopohttps://twitter.com/jayRahz/status/276073152432447488

Justin Megahan@justinrmegahan

And here's them joking about running the fake Lennay account earlier this month https://twitter.com/jayRahz/status/288495738856558594

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Pretty sure Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was the one who controlled/created the character and Manti had no idea. Dude was just a naive idiot.

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Got to believe Te'o was the victim here. He would always ask us if we knew his mystery girl after we'd play them....

— Matthew Masifilo (@MMasifilo)

January 17, 2013

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Just saw who his agent is. It's Tom Condon.

And just to add another layer (even though this story already has more layers of "crazy" than a psychopathic onion) one of the guys from "The Big Lead" says he has two sources that can confirm ESPN has known about the story for ten days, but chose to sit on it.

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Yea starting to think that too. And he did find out got embarassed then tried to cover it up. Thats where some of the things that don't add up come in. What a fuging idiot.

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Just saw who his agent is. It's Tom Condon.

And just to add another layer (even though this story already has more layers of "crazy" than a psychopathic onion) one of the guys from "The Big Lead" says he has two sources that can confirm ESPN has known about the story for ten days, but chose to sit on it.

That's our ESPN!

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I don't know that any of the stuff from this latest guy really exonerates him. Even if the girlfriend is made up by Tuiasosopo (as Deadspin already theorized) that doesn't really preclude the notion that Te'o knew about it and/or took part in it.

His own claims about having met her, talking to her on the phone and how devastated he was by her death are pretty damning. Big Lead says they talked to a teammate who figured a long time ago that he was lying but still blames the media for "blowing it up".

In order to claim that he's not a liar, he's gonna have to convince people that he's pretty stupid, so honestly it's kind of a no-win situation for him.

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https://twitter.com/jayRahz

thats the guy who was tweeting about the hoax back in december, and hes spilling it out on twitter right now

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