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Old 01-18-2013, 07:07 PM   #2276
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This just went to another level imo:



http://www.staradvertiser.com/sports...l?id=187505701
bahahaha

just when the story is stale and solved, something like this comes out
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:13 PM   #2277
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at this point this theory is as good as any:

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Here's another theory that is totally plausible, and if it turns out to be true, I get full credit:

Lennay Kekua is real, and she's still alive! But she's a middle-boss type figure in a vast conspiracy that involves the Irish Mob, Samoan drug lords, the Church of Latter Day Saints and the CIA. This thing is huge.

It's all part of an extortion ring to elevate the public persona of Manti Te'o and put Notre Dame back at the top of the world of athletics. The above mentioned organizations were all involved in promoting Te'o and fixing many of Notre Dame's games. The LDS church also wanted to use Te'o's rising stardom to boost its own image and further its influence, which would have come to fruition had Mitt Romney won the presidency (more on that later). Lennay's family and the Tuiasasopo's have been involved in or indebted to Samoan mobs for years, and the Samoans have been trying to gain a foothold in the international drug trade. The Samoans finally struck a deal with the Irish Mob, based on the east coast, to work the drug trade together and take over the American drug market using a two-front pincer movement. Of course the Irish Mob have been runing Notre Dame University for years, and as part of this new drug coalition, have been funneling in steroids to the university, and helping Somoan recruits (like Te'o) get in there.

Now, Te'o was coerced by both mobs to go to Notre Dame, as they recognized his star appeal, his intelligence, good looks, boy scout image, and athletic talent. What a perfect pawn! If this kid becomes a star, even a Heisman candidate, his notoriety could vastly increase the already notable wealth of Notre Dame University and both mobs. This is where Lennay comes in - she is real, but actually in her 30s, not early 20s (she just looks young) and is a major player in all of this. She was used to seduce Manti Te'o to further gain his cooperation in this whole scheme, and he fell for it. The Tuiasasopo's were coereced into being a part of it as well. However, as his senior year began, and all the drugs and resources pumped into Notre Dame by these mobs finally started to produce a contender, a compelling story using Te'o would all but guarantee a stranglehold over the drug market by the Samoans and the Irish. Te'o saw what was going on and became uncomfortable with it. He wanted out. So what did they do? They wacked his grandma and his girlfriend, and threatened even worse if he didn't comply. Once Te'o was a huge star and bringing in NFL contracts and endorsements, the true extortion would kick in.

Now the CIA was secretly backing Romney for president for their own twisted behind-the-scenes political agenda, and they had been secretly working with the LDS church to promote Romney. The CIA, no dummies, were aware of the activities of the Samoans and Irish but were waiting to see how it played out. The CIA figured they could stand to profit from the mob's activities but could take them down once they got too powerful. So they even helped nudge them along for the time being. At the same time, as Te'o's star-power started to become evident, the LDS wanted to promote him even further as well. A Mormon President and a Mormon Heisman Trophy winner with a heart-warming story? Mormon missionaries were drooling at the thought, and Mormon HQ in Salt Lake City was planning a full-scale campaign to take over American religioun beginning in 2013. So all of these groups were working together in earnest.

Teo's grandma really was killed, but Lennay, with whom Te'o was in love but didn't realize that she was involved in this whole operation, was kept alive. Te'o didn't know it - the mobs directed the whole story to further promote Te'o and Notre Dame. Along with the fixing of games, it was working perfectly. Shortly after the real death of grandma and fake death of Lennay, Romney dominated the first presidential debate, thanks to the CIA feeding him answers via remote. The plan continued, but when it turned out that Romney was going to lose the election after all, things started to unravel.

After the election, the LDS got cold feet. They were a little too entrenched with the whole plan. The church was not afraid of the mob, but was afraid of it's legacy and reputation should the public find out their involvement in this vast conspiracy. But they knew too much, so the charade couldn't continue. LDS pulled out, and the CIA began working with the mob to remove any records of Lennay's existence. This involved purging records, silencing witnesses, etc. Lennay and the Tuiasosopos were kept alive because they were still useful cogs in the Samoan mob's drug trafficking operations, and they were going to need all the help they could get now that the plan was falling apart. To top it off for the CIA, the mobs helped to create a scandal which led to David Petreus leaving the CIA. And with Petreus gone, so were all of the secrets of this nefarious plot. The woman with whom Petreus had the affair became involved with the Irish mob during her time at Harvard. The mob began working with her to seduce Petreus as soon as he took the head role at the CIA.

With the LDS and CIA out of the picture, the mobs tired to continue their operation and kept Te'o in the limelight as a desperate promotional tactic to further the drug operation. The story of Lennay continued to be a national sensation, even as her records were wiped clean. Lennay herself faded back behind the scenes. Without the safety net of the CIA's involvement, though, tensions rose between the Samoan and Irish mobs, and the partnership fell apart altogether. That's about the time that Te'o received a call from Lennay's number - the Tuiasasopos were trying to send him a message to protect him, but they couldn't really say anything without jeopardizing their own lives. Te'o won't come out with the truth now, for the same reasons - he looks like quite the fool, but to speak the truth would mean certain death for him and his family at the hands of the mob. Of course Notre Dame got rolled in the NCG because the mob was no longer fixing it. ESPN and other institutions of journalism never dug any deeper because their own ties to the mob prevented it. But Deadspin is not yet mob-controlled and broke the story wide open.

So Lennay is still alive and in hiding. Te'o was duped and was a pawn in this whole devious game all along. The Tuiasasopos aren't talking because of the Samoan mob. The CIA is now waging an underground war with the Samoans and Irish. And the only ones paying the price for all of this are Manti Te'o, his grandma, Mitt Romney, and David Petreus. Everyone else gets out with their hands clean.
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:22 PM   #2278
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Oh Manti
You claimed a girlfriend without meeting
And you faked her death, oh Manti
You milked it for all the attention
And you say you were pranked, oh Manti
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:25 PM   #2279
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YES, NEW LIFE!!!
I'm so happy right now. This just perked up my entire day.
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:27 PM   #2280
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Sorry for being unclear, so no one misunderstands what I said about the movie buzz possibly being planted. I'm saying that this buzz, were I somewhere involved in this at CAA, would be something I'd use as bait to get hush agreements signed with certain parties with scripts and coaching attached in exchange for agency referrals while the story is hot and this is something worth offering.

A Lifetime movie could be a long shot, but details to sell to Pete Thamel's publisher, producers at 60 Minutes or somewhere, etc. are possible. They will not be the height of these scammers' dreams, but something they can get. And, later this year or so, when they're disappointed by not getting some Hollywood producer to pay them hundreds of thousands, oops, there's a hush agreement with a seven-figure liability attached to it and no one really cares about the story anymore to make damning Te'o worth their while.
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Could? This story is already a Lifetime movie, it's just being played out on ESPN.

And there should be a Fearnet version where she calls Manti to inform him she is now a vampire.

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Old 01-18-2013, 07:35 PM   #2281
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I wouldn't be surprised if we learn more about Tuiasosopo trying to scam money through fake charities or directly from Te'o. Seems more like a scam than just a hoax to me, but who the f knows at this point.

Does that ever happen in these Catfish situations? Or is it always just a sex/fetish/excitement type thing?
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:40 PM   #2282
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I wouldn't be surprised if we learn more about Tuiasosopo trying to scam money through fake charities or directly from Te'o. Seems more like a scam than just a hoax to me, but who the f knows at this point.

Does that ever happen in these Catfish situations? Or is it always just a sex/fetish/excitement type thing?
This has already been more or less confirmed
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:53 PM   #2283
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Tuiasosopo is a guy who has a history of making up sob stories to gain things. Manti basically did the same exact thing. I have hard time believing that they didn't work together on this.
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #2284
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Tuiasosopo is a guy who has a history of making up sob stories to gain things. Manti basically did the same exact thing. I have hard time believing that they didn't work together on this.
easy

teo is going to pay this man to be the fall guy
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:00 PM   #2285
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at this point this theory is as good as any:
So you're telling me...

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Old 01-18-2013, 08:05 PM   #2286
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This has already been more or less confirmed
by his uncle

nothing is getting confirmed directly by anyone relevant, it's all from some other family member or friend, or random person (girl from church), or w/e

no one is getting on record with anything anymore, and they're trying to delete as much as the old stuff as possible (tweets, accounts, pics, etc)
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:08 PM   #2287
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We already learned that confirming with the T'eo family is not smart
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:09 PM   #2288
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Amazes me Kiper has him like #8 on his big board. Wat.
Mel Kiper is the most useless person at ESPN.

Think about the weight of that statement.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:18 PM   #2289
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Mel Kiper is the most useless person at ESPN.

Think about the weight of that statement.
I've actually always thought Kiper was one of the few people at ESPN who did his job reasonably well.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:20 PM   #2290
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Notre Dame knew this woman was made up and lied about it, repeatedly, for their benefit.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:28 PM   #2291
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I've actually always thought Kiper was one of the few people at ESPN who did his job reasonably well.
Definitely true considering the massive scope of his work imo
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:51 PM   #2292
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I've actually always thought Kiper was one of the few people at ESPN who did his job reasonably well.
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Not saying he's amazingly accurate, but the overall scope of his job is ridiculously massive.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:52 PM   #2293
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and the amount of suck on the espn roster is also ridiculously massive.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:59 PM   #2294
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just consider how much of his day he must spend on his hair and all the other work he gets done becomes that much more impressive
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:08 PM   #2295
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@ChiTribHamilton: OK. Deep breath. Aaand: Source confirms to Trib that Manti Te'o's fake dead girlfriend said she faked her fake death to escape drug dealers.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:12 PM   #2296
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what is this i don't even
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:16 PM   #2297
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I can't stop laughing
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:17 PM   #2298
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This really is going to be the GOAT Lifetime movie
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:21 PM   #2299
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lol, damn they are trying hard to make it appear that Te'o is a good guy and completely innocent through all this
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:22 PM   #2300
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Sums up my thoughts.



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