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Looks more and more like Ronaiah is definitely the dude who did this.
The Manti Te
Cry Havoc; and let slip the dogs of war!
The more and more it comes out, seems like Manti was just a cog in the machine.
There is no doubt that the person playing Lenay was Ronaiah, but that doesn't mean that Te'o wasn't directly involved or even the one telling Ronaiah to make the twitter account, etc.
There are just too many things that don't add up that make it seem like Te'o knows.
Yup. I don't believe for a second he didn't know.
And some how USC and Tommy Trojan found their way into the story
In a couple of days we'll find out Lane Kiffin coordinated all of this lol
"If this was a prize fight they'd call it off"- F ND!
"...directing her to the famous Tommy Trojan statue in front of the stadium"
I'm sure the rest of the TMZ report is fact too.
The fact that Tuiasosopo is wearing USC colors gives a little credibility to the argument that he was tricking a naive Te'o. If they are really secret lovers, wouldn't he be wearing Notre Dame colors? It's not like anyone suspected Te'o was a sack master off the field as well, at that point in time. Then again, maybe they were just trying to be careful.
Tuiasosopo: can I wear your #5 jersey baby?
Manti: no hun, people might think something is up. Wear your old USC scarf instead.
He's holding a Notre Dame sweatshirt.
A scenario that makes sense to me is this:
Manti originally got duped by these people, embarrassed by the whole situation and the timely death of his grandmother (which he loved and was grieving) allowed him to get his fake girlfriend out of the picture (it wouldn't be hard to fake grief if you were already grieving) what he didn't know was how the media would pick this up and embrace him and his story...what he didn't know was that Notre Dame would use this story as a spring board for his Heisman Campaign...so now Manti' is stuck...the whole world has embraced him and his story, so he goes with it, his family has to back him up...it becomes bigger and bigger...Yes Manti' was duped originally, but Manti' also was complicit and continued to dupe America....
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by Helen of Troy 15 months ago
"It's what a brother would do for another brother"
"There's more ... Jan tells TMZ Lennay's "sister" continued to reach out to her after the USC game ... and delivered some more bad news -- that little Pookah had been diagnosed with lupus and was dying in a children's hospital in Orange County, CA. "
Seriously? What's with the obsession in this hoax with dying people?
Why not just say they broke up? Easy.
Btw has anyone confirmed whether or not Teo did indeed have a grandmother who did indeed pass away at that time? Fool me twice...
NEW SPECULATION: Lenay = His Grandmother
This post was edited by elum07 15 months ago
because then she would still be alive and able to be contacted....he thought that he could bury the story....no pun intended....
wow he has problems. what a disgrace to the Tuiasosopo name
I guess, but college kids break up all the time? Hardly front page/ticker news. If nobody bothered to interview her when they were 'together' nobody was going to bother to interview her when they 'broke up.'
There it is. Kiffin did it. The guy is a freaking genius, unfortunately it didn't help in neutralizing Te'o this season.
You're saying you wouldn't have been moved by Te'o balling out after being dumped by his twitter girlfriend?
But what if Teo is actually gay
And Tui is Lenay! Lenay is tui! They just wanted to cover it up (in a terrible way)
Finkle is Einhorn! Einhorn is Finkle!!! Ahhhhhh!
That sounds like it to me too.
Yep. They screwed up and now have no choice but to back up the story so as not to lose total face.
I think it the only logical explanation to a very bizarre story...
I don't know about that. He looked pretty well neutered against Bama In MNC game!
This post was edited by draig 15 months ago
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