Netflix’s ‘Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist’ focuses on the identity of aGirl named Lennay Kekua. SheEveryone knew that. Manti Te’o’s girlfriend. EverythingThat was her death. Her life seemed to revolve around the fact she was a widow. Manti’s girlfriend. Her tragic death led MantiTo become aEveryone sympathized and felt for this figure. ButThings changed when the shocking truth about their relationship was revealed. The NetflixDocumentary explores the depths of the controversy and the reasons why. Lennay’s existence as well as her death. If you are wondering who she was and what happened to her, here’s what you should know.
Is Lennay Kekua a Real Person?
No, Lennay KekuaIt is not aReal person. SheWas aFake online identity created by Naya Tuiasosopo. AtThis is the time to do it. NayaShe was trying to find her sexual identity and created the profile of Lennay. She used it to chat with people, whom she’d stop communicating with when the topic of meeting face-to-face would come up.
EventuallyShe became friends with Manti Te’o, with whom the relationship evolved into something more than she’d had previously in her online encounters. After a while, NayaIt was time to end the relationship. SheThen, cancer followed. SheIt was thought that this would put an end the Manti Lennayaffair, but things escalated Manti’s rise as aFootball star faces of aA terrible tragedy was turned into an inspiring story for the media. WhileEveryone understood. MantiHe recounted various versions of his relationship to him LennayAside from the time of her death and the confirmation of it, no one checked that there was an obituary. Lennay’s death, her accident, or even, her life.
LaterIt was then discovered that NayaCatfishing was the most common method of catfishing. Manti, and the photos she used in Lennay’s profile were actually of Diane O’MearaShe was unaware that she had become the face for Manti’s dead girlfriend.
What HappenedTo Lennay Kekua?
BeforeThe truth about catfishing was exposed to the whole world. Lennay KekuaIn September2012. A few months prior, MantiThe news was received by Lennay being in a fatal car accident. While she recovered from it, it was discovered that she had leukemia and that she’d have to go through a bone-marrow transplant. AllThis is it, MantiEvery night, he would call her and fall asleep to the sound her breath made. On occasion, he would tell her that she would respond to his voice. ItIt was also reported that she was at St. Jude Medical CenterIn Fullerton, Californiaundergoing treatment. “FromShe was then treated for cancer at the hospital. St. Jude’s. SheThis was in St. Jude’s and then she went to another hospital,” Manti said.
WhileAlthough it seemed like she might survive these back-toback bad luck strikes, her condition quickly deteriorated. She died the same day. Manti’s grandmother. ThisThis is where discrepancies began to appear in the way that the news was reported. SomeOutlets reported that LennayHad died within a24-hour span Manti’s grandmother, while some put aThere is a difference in the days between the deaths. InIn any event, her funeral was held around a week after her death, and MantiI was unable to attend.
While Lennay’s death and Manti’s incredible strength to continue in the face of losing “the love of his life” became an inspirational story that was all over the media, MantiReceived aCall from Lennay, saying that she wasn’t really dead, that she’d been in hiding. AsYou can see the proof. MantiHe was obliged to give it. apicture of her that left him confused. After a while, not knowing what to make of it on his own, he took this news to his family, and that’s when his uncle, who’s alawyer, and told him that he was being felined. LaterWhen the story broke on DeadspinThe entire world discovered that Lennay KekuaNever existed, and that was it. aBegin with Manti Naya.
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