Not much new was learned from the Katie Couric interview with Manti Te'o on Thursday.
We honestly didn't expect much since this was basically 'damage control' since Katie and Manti have the same high powered publicist, Matthew Hiltzik.
The ONE part that we really took away from the interview was when Katie asked Manti if he was was gay (farir question given the odd situation, we've thought it plenty of times since this started). Manti not only responded NO, but wanted to make sure he added FAR FROM IT, as if it's completely disgusting to him that someone actually be gay.
One of Mikey's tweets made Buzzfeed's 'Top 25 tweets about Manti Teo's interview'
Manti Te'o has a sick smile through this whole interview, right? Like he's sneaking out silent farts and KNOWS Katie smells it— Mikey (@fsmikey) January 24, 2013
Another point in the interview, Katie talks to Manti about when his fake girlfiend got into a horrible car accident and she was 'in the hospital in San Diego'....Manti was on his way to Hawaii, he had a lay over in San Diego...he was TWO hours away from the 'love of his life' who is near death after a car accident....Manti really had no good answer why he didn't see her.
Not very convincing after this part that he really didn't have anything to do with this all....
Then, Katie talks to him about the phone conversations he was having with his 'girl' when she was in a coma, when they would fall asleep on the phone together....and Katie makes a joke about having roll over minutes...terrific.
And....some voicemails from Manti's fake girlfriend who was actually Ronaiah Tuiasosopo were released...