Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o has claimed he is the victim of a cruel hoax after it was revealed that his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, never existed and that her death was faked. He says he believed that she was real and that he spent hours talking on the phone with Lennay, sometimes even falling asleep with her on the other end of the line. Katie reviewed Manti’s phone records and there were, in fact, dozens of calls, some hours long, to one phone number, the number Manti Te’o says belongs to Lennay Kekua. So who was this person on the other end of the phone? Listen to the voicemails Manti Te’o provided exclusively to “Katie”:
Hear the following voicemails from Lennay Kekua:
One she left on what she said was her first day of chemo treatment:
One she left accusing Manti of having someone else in his room:
One she left on the day she said she was released from the hospital, September 11th, 2012:
What’s the one question you would ask Manti Te’o?