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Manti Te'o's Gay Denial

Reflects Nation's Views?

1/24/2013 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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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.
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(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!
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16.

Flying Blind    

A skyper named April, that's a name you never hear :-}

532 days ago
17.

Scott    

Harvey needs ratings I bet he is coming out LOL

532 days ago
18.

Ann    

This is turning in to a gay pubic announcement

532 days ago
19.

KnuckleDragger    

Yes, let's get into the GAY thing, Harvey. 'Splain all that butt-hole stuff to us, okay?

532 days ago
20.

D-INCARNATION    

Harvey has some major wood for this mancow guy, he can't stop talking about him, and it's so not interesting....

532 days ago
21.

Ann    

Don't all football players like playing with balls

532 days ago
22.

KnuckleDragger    

Tainted? That's funny, Harvey. There's no entrance hole in the "taint".

532 days ago
23.

Flying Blind    

Is there a Skype limit per person per month/per year.

532 days ago
24.

D-INCARNATION    

Harvey has scarlet underwear from being plugged in the keester too many times....

532 days ago
25.

Internet Tough Guy    

How many times r they going to play that clip?

532 days ago
26.

Ann    

i feel like i am at a guy church sermon

532 days ago
27.

KnuckleDragger    

Here's the deal. If this guy was the tough football player that's projected...he'd tell all these detractors about his sexuality to F*CK OFF!
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**** the media, dude!

532 days ago
28.

Flying Blind    

Oh chit, Harvey is going to have a melt down after this guy.

532 days ago
29.

KnuckleDragger    

Right, Skyper...TMZ likes to draw all this GAY shìt out. 30 minutes devoted to this shìt.
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I'm drawn. I'll have to go look up some porn...and then come back!

532 days ago
30.

dennis    

I think there is a lot less interest in this story than people think.

532 days ago
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