Manti Te'o Reflects on Catfishing hoax in Netflix documentary, “Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist.”

Manti Te'o, a former finalist for the Heisman Trophy, has seen all the jokes, seen all the memes, and (presumably) shed all the tears he can over being the first celebrity to fall prey to catfishing.

He had a fictitious girlfriend by the time he entered the 2013 NFL Draft, but when he knew that he told the world had died.

Netizens and fans questioned on his sexuality, and every news outlet and comedian mocking him into oblivion, when the Catfishers come out as Ronaiah Tuiasosopo (Trans-gender woman)

Lennay Kekua, the falsified girlfriend doesn't exist anywhere else but Tuiasosopo. For her happiness and true self, Tuiasosopo lived the digital life and interact with several man.

The hoax serves as a warning about the dangers of blind dating as well as an examination of how internet culture has changed into social standards.

He suffered mentally as well as professionally after being covered about the fictitious girlfriend. 

Diane O’Meara, woman whose face was used for Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, says ‘twisted’ hoax took her by surprise; ‘I’ve never met Manti in my entire life

Netflix doc Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist, covers all how he was catfished to how cinematically manipulated him to conceal identity.