This is an open thread and will be updated throughout the day, so use the comments section below to share your favorite jokes about this situation…
In case you were under a rock yesterday, Deadspin broke the news that the story about Manti Te’o and his girlfriend that died during the season was a hoax. The internet then exploded with jokes about the Heisman finalist’s fake girlfriend. Not only was he embarrassed by Alabama in the National Championship, but every SEC fan with a twitter account continued the humiliation. Here are some of the best comments:
Manti Te’o wasn’t missing tackles in the National Championship, he was hugging his girlfriend.
— Alabama Crimson Tide (@RollTide) January 17, 2013
The worst thing you can do is fool yourself!
— Manti Te’o (@MTeo_5) November 21, 2012
If you having girl problems I feel bad for you son Manti Teo has 99 problems but a girl ain’t one.
— Jadeveon Clowny (@JadeveonClowny) January 17, 2013
On the bright side for Manti Te’o, his relationship was probably better than any Taylor Swift has had. — Faux John Madden (@FauxJohnMadden) January 17, 2013
Manti Te’o is still learning about the SEC: twitter.com/SDS/status/291…
— Saturday Down South (@SDS) January 17, 2013
If u r keeping score this week, Jodie Foster and Manti Te’o: single. — John Walters (@jdubs88) January 16, 2013
These Te’o jokes are all very funny but let’s all try and remember that a person who never existed is dead. — Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers21) January 16, 2013
Has Darnell Dockett started hitting on Te’o’s fake girlfriend via Twitter yet? — SportsPickle (@sportspickle) January 16, 2013
Brent Musberger hasn’t seen Te’o’s girlfriend either, but he is assured, real or fake, that she is smokin’. — Balls.ie (@ballsdotie) January 16, 2013
About this Te’o story. Who makes up a dead girlfriend other than George Castanza? — Chris Rose (@ChrisRose) January 16, 2013
Manti Te’o might see his draft prospects drop but he should probably be No. 1 in the fantasy draft. — Daniel MacEachern (@DanMacEachern) January 16, 2013
Musburger: “Oh, you middle linebackers, you get all the imaginary women!” Herbie: “Wow!” — John Walters (@jdubs88) January 17, 2013
The scouting report on Manti Te’o- Strengths: leadership. Weaknesses: No-showed a national title game, lied about fake/dead girlfriend.
— Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) January 16, 2013
Taylor Swift is already writing a song about Manti Te’o and his fake girlfriend.
— Ryan (@Isley23) January 16, 2013
Manti Te’o’s girlfriend is why college football needs a playoff system
— Ray Ratto (@RattoCSN) January 17, 2013
At least my girlfriend, Halle Berry, is real. It’s just the relationship that’s imaginary. #MantiTeo
— Phil Taylor (@SI_PhilTaylor) January 16, 2013
Manti Te’o just changed his Facebook status to ‘its complicated’
— Grumpy Cat (@ohmrgrumpycat) January 17, 2013