And Now: 'Te'oing' Memes
Hoax has fake girlfriends popping up online
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 17, 2013 12:35 PM CST
Updated Jan 17, 2013 12:47 PM CST
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(Newser) – The crazy hoax involving the nonexistent girlfriend of Notre Dame star Manti Te'o now gets the ultimate modern tribute—its own meme. As in, guys posting photos of themselves with an arm wrapped around ... nothing, reports E! Online. You can see the fast-growing Tumblr here. Te'o, meanwhile, maintains he was a victim, not a perpetrator. Click to read about how sportswriters were duped.