Dr. Phil talks to 'Great Day' about interview with Te'o hoaxer

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 31 at 12:40 PM

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Dr. Phil McGraw says Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, who masterminded the dead girlfriend hoax involving Manti Te'o, told him the Notre Dame linebacker was not involved in the scheme and that he ended up falling "deeply, romantically" in love with the football player.

McGraw spoke on "Great Day St. Louis" Thursday, previewing an interview he did with Tuiasosopo, a 22-year-old California man who created the fictional woman Te'o knew as Lennay Kekua.

Tuiasosopo's interview with McGraw will air in two parts on the "Dr. Phil Show" starting Thursday.o said.

Click the video above to see what Dr. Phil told our very own Virginia Kerr.

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