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Ronaiah Tuiasosopo

Alleged mastermind of the Manti Te’o not-really-dead-GF hoax.

Provided the voice of “Lennay Kekua” during phone conversations with the Notre Dame football star.

Related to former NFL quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo … who was a real person.

Giver of really long, awkward man hugs.

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Manti Te'o Scandal -- RONAIAH SURFACES!!

Manti Te'o Scandal
RONAIAH SURFACES!!

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo -- the man who allegedly spearheaded the hoax on Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o -- has finally come out of hiding ... surfacing at his family home in Palmdale, CA on… READ MORE >

Manti Te'o Speaks -- I Knew It Was Crazy, But I'm Innocent

Manti Te'o SPEAKS
I Knew It Was Crazy ... But I'm Innocent

Manti Te'o has broken his silence ... admitting he knew having a relationship with a "girlfriend" solely online was "crazy," insisting he was a victim, and revealing that the culprit has now… READ MORE >

- 676 days ago
Manti Te'o -- I Can Never Trust People Again

Manti Te'o
I Can Never Trust People Again

Manti Te'o is telling close friends he was so badly scarred by the Internet hoax, he doesn't think he can ever trust people again ... TMZ has learned.Manti is telling his friends he was not only… READ MORE >

- 676 days ago
Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax -- Woman in Cemetery Photo Denies Connection

Manti Te'o Hoax
Woman in Cemetery Pic Denies Connection

Donna Tei -- whose picture was used as part of the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax -- says she and her family have never met the Notre Dame star and have no idea how she got roped into the… READ MORE >

- 677 days ago
Manti Te'o -- Witness Talks ... New Timeline Emerges

Manti Te'o
Witness Talks New Timeline Emerges

Manti Te'o and his non-existent girlfriend Lennay Kekua went public with their relationship in January 2012 ... and continued to date until she died in September ... TMZ has learned. TMZ spoke… READ MORE >

- 678 days ago
Manti Te'o Hoax -- All Scams Lead to Ronaiah Tuiasosopo

Manti Te'o Hoax
All SCAMS Lead to Ronaiah Tuiasosopo

The Manti Te'o not-really-dead-girlfriend hoax was perpetuated by a man named Ronaiah Tuiasosopo -- who served as a representative for the family of the fake "Lennay Kekua" ... and TMZ has the… READ MORE >

- 678 days ago

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