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Ronaiah Tuiasosopo

Gives Tearful Apology

'I Hurt Everyday'

2/1/2013 1:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Ronaiah Tuiasosopo
broke down crying to Dr. Phil as he tried to apologize for the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax ... saying he "hurts every day" for the decisions he's made.

Tuiasosopo expressed his regret for the entire ordeal, telling Dr. Phil, "I can't express how sorry I am towards Manti and his family and everyone affected by this."

As for why he came on the show, Tuiasosopo said, "I came here to own up to my involvement in what I've done. I am not seeking everyone's forgiveness ... I stand with courage to say I'm very sorry."

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Nobody.Puts.Bieber.In.A.Corner    

FUTMZ. You SUck Kim Kardashians ********.

592 days ago
17.

JusMyOpinion    

KCCO

592 days ago
18.

DaveT    

Lindsay Lohan is pretty

592 days ago
19.

CriticXtreme    

Go eat some mud and look for a fake reality show from all this.

592 days ago
20.

Dukebasketball    

Your fifteen are up RT..

592 days ago
21.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

Raging queen....

592 days ago
22.

gretchen    

Who cares! Stop talking!

592 days ago
23.

Sue    

I guess he is sorry, but he better not have hurt Manti's career. I think Manti's is a nice kid, a little naive, but still a great talent who needs to get on with his life , and everyone needs to leave him alone and forget about it.

Some people can learn from this, not to trust on-line relationships. But for this to become an on going issue is stupid. There are far more important issues in life than this . LEAVE MANTI ALONE

592 days ago
24.

JusticeINC    

Now we need to help him get back with Te'o!

592 days ago
25.

Cheryl A.    

Shut up, douche bag!

592 days ago
26.

Goosemon2013    

He's not guilty of anything, time to get the TMZ staff on this. Someone wake up Max and get him on this, double time....

592 days ago
27.

DaveT    

first!

592 days ago
28.

Toilethead    

I bet he's a bottom.

592 days ago
29.

Queen.of.the.Obvious    

This guy is completely off his rocker. I almost couldn't take watching the show when he relentlessly kept referring to HIMSELF and Te'o as "they"...as if this fictitious girl was a real person, totally separate from himself. He ought to be institutionalized or at least in therapy and heavily medicated, for this type of behavior. He seemed so disconnected from reality. I just shook my head the whole time I watched. I'm usually pretty entertained by the nut jobs but I was left feeling quite disturbed by this man's level of crazy. To think that he and people like him live these kind of lives and go out of their way to create these alternate realities online is frightening. Actually involving real people in their fantasy is even more scary. Please get that man some ****ing help. He seriously needs it.

592 days ago
30.

Zambonie    

from the beginning this has been such a non-story

592 days ago
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