Face of fake Manti Te’o girlfriend speaks out

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Diane O’Meara, whose online pictures were used as the face of Lennay Kekua, a woman who never existed, speaks to NBC’s Miguel Almaguer, describing the “very twisted and confusing scenario” in which she’s unwillingly found herself.

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Te’o denies having role in dead girlfriend hoax

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In an off-camera interview with ESPN, former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o denies having a role in a hoax involving a fictitious girlfriend. 

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9 baffling questions in the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax

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College football star Manti Te’o says he was the victim of a cruel hoax, an elaborate scheme in which he fell for an imaginary girlfriend named Lennay Kekua and mourned her when she died of leukemia.