One of the most twisted sagas in recent sports memory continues to unfold before our eyes. The girl whose identity was used to fool Manti Te’o, Diane O’Meara, appeared on the Today Show to talk about be violated. Diane was an innocent pon in the scheme from mastermind Ronaiah Tuiasosopo who took her photos from her Facebook profile and used them as evidence to prove the existence of Lennay Kekua, the “woman” Manti Te’o was led to believe was his online girlfriend.
Whether or not Manti Te’o knew about the scheme is up for debate. We will hear from the Te’o’s on Katie Couric’s show on Thursday. If he was genuinely duped, then the big questions are why he would play up the relationship he had with Kekua? A lot of the questions will be answered on Thursday.
Below is a clip from the Today Show featuring Diane O’Meara. She will also appear tomorrow morning for an interview on the Today Show again, which could add more twists to this already hard to believe/follow story.