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Manti Te'o: Yes, I Lied —Briefly

Explains his side of the story to Katie Couric

(Newser) - Manti Te'o admits to Katie Couric that yes, he did lie about supposed girlfriend Lennay Kekua—but only after discovering she didn't really exist . "Katie, put yourself in my situation. I, my whole world told me that she died on Sept. 12. Everybody knew that. This girl,... More »

Manti Te'o Has Some Holes in His Story

Says he learned of hoax on Dec. 6, but spoke of girlfriend in interviews after that

(Newser) - If Manti Te'o really was an innocent dupe, tricked into believing he had a girlfriend with a tragic story , he's going to have some explaining to do, reports the AP . Two holes in Te'o's story so far:
  • Even though Te'o says he learned on Dec.
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