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Hoax mastermind tells Dr. Phil he loved Manti Te'o -- VIDEO

Jon Stewart’s arch-nemesis is finally speaking out — and this morning, Today aired a preview of his upcoming interview with Dr. Phil McGraw.

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo spent over two years pretending to be Lennay Kekua, a fictional young woman who caught the eye of Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o. He created a variety of social media profiles for her and even spoke to Te’o on the phone as Lennay, using a voice Te’o assumed to be a woman’s. Though questions about whether Te’o knew Kekua wasn’t real arose when the scandal broke a few weeks ago, Tuiasosopo told McGraw that Te’o absolutely wasn’t in on the hoax.

He also revealed that he was in love with Te’o:  READ FULL STORY

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