TMZ Live Manti Te'o's Gay Denial Reflects Nation's Views?

1/24/2013 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
TMZ Live
Manti Te'o scoffs at the idea that he's gay -- we'll tell you why his reaction to Katie Couric's question says a lot about America's true feelings about homosexuality in sports and society, in general.

Plus, "American Idol" did some HEAVY censoring of the Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey war on last night's episode -- we talk to the girl whose audition sparked the war that "Idol" swept under the rug.

And, "Real Housewives" star Bethenny Frankel's divorce is gonna be a long, drawn out war -- 'cause we can see all the signs.
(0:00) Manti Te'o finally speaks out -- and totally scoffs at the notion that he might be gay. Plus, the creepy voicemails that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo left for Manti ... while disguising his voice as a woman.
(10:00) Manti Te'o reveals why a football stud had an online girlfriend instead of a real one.
(18:00) "Real Housewives" star Bethenny Frankel's divorce is starting to get nasty ... we'll tell you why.
(24:00) "American Idol" edited out the entire fight between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. We'll talk to the girl whose audition sparked the confrontation.
(32:00) "Girls" star Lena Dunham rips Rihanna for getting back with Chris Brown -- does she have a point or is she out of line?
(36:00) The floor is yours!
(41:00) Tim's rejected pitches of the week!