Hawaii’s Manti Te’o featured in new Netflix documentary detailing girlfriend hoax

Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 10:18 AM HST|Updated: Jul. 19, 2022 at 4:05 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Former Notre Dame and Punahou standout Manti Te’o is the subject of the latest installment in Netflix’s “Untold” sports documentary series.

The two-part documentary is titled “The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist.”

In it, the former Punahou star breaks down how he came to learn that his supposed girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, actually didn’t exist and that he learned he’d been the victim of a catfish hoax.

Netflix also interviews Naya Tuiasasopo who had gone by Lennay Kekua during Te’o’s final season at Notre Dame.

‘Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist’ premieres on Netflix on Aug. 16.

The Untold series previously featured episodes on the ‘Malice at the Palace’ and Caitlyn Jenner.

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