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Manti Te'o

Giving First On-Camera Interview to Katie Couric

1/20/2013 2:59 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0120_katie_couric_manti_teo_gettyManti Te'o will finally go on camera to talk about the recent girlfriend hoax controversy ... and Katie Couric is the lucky broadcaster to score the interview.

Te'o spoke to ESPN's Jeremy Schaap on Friday, but not on camera. During that interview, Te'o admitted he handled the Lennay Kekua situation poorly ... but maintained he was in no way involved with the hoax.

The Notre Dame linebacker told Schaap he only realized for sure this past week that he was being duped.

According to ABC News, Couric will sit down with Te'o and his parents, Brian and Ottilia Te'o. The interview will air this Thursday.

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YouDontSay    

GO AWAY

460 days ago
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yo    

VOMIT!

and first

460 days ago
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dathan    

Katie should...."Out"....him....

460 days ago
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Legend    

I haven't been following this story so I'm still not sure what all happened. Can anyone give me a summary so I can get caught up?

460 days ago
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rosemaryxoxo    

I'm over this **** honestly

460 days ago
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Coolbreeze72    

With as much attention this is getting, it's probably going to start a Catfish Craze on the internet with it happening to more and more people now. Gee whiz!

460 days ago
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Spreee    

Columbine.

460 days ago
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lioness    

I am so sick of reading about this guy. So what, he was duped and he is an idiot. Who cares about this anymore. Can you please stop beating this dead horse.

460 days ago
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Rob    

TMZ and other media outlets need to stop beating this dead horse. Nobody outside of the media gives 2 sh*ts.

460 days ago
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SeanR64    

Katie Couric! Ugh! What a terrible woman.

460 days ago
11.

static    

Maybe they can hook up.

460 days ago
12.

freaksloan    

Katie and Oprah - Does anybody actually watch or care about these 2 liberal washed up hags?

460 days ago
13.

PatinNJ    

Go away.

460 days ago
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PitBullLover    

WHO IS THIS GUY?? i haven't read ONE of the 73 stories here on this guy or this stuff....ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

460 days ago
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kitnplayn    

Proving that the real setup was a con by media and Notre Dame to bring attention to the team.

460 days ago
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