Wow how crazy was this...
and the hits keep coming
He would no doubt be feeling tons of pressure from both communities to be "sowing his wild oats" or "settling down and meeting a nice girl" etc etc...
having a girlfriend who was in a coma/sick/dead is a pretty great cover story.
But the more I read about it the more it just sounded like bonkers nonsense and it keeps getting weirder. So who knows.....
from the deadspin article, they added this yesterday evening:
Update (6:10 p.m.): Manti Te'o's statement:
This is incredibly embarrassing to talk about, but over an extended period of time, I developed an emotional relationship with a woman I met online.
sooo... he's saying now that he actually didn't meet her like he's claimed to have before...?
SOMEBODY lied about SOMETHING.
Game, set and match!