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Dr. Phil's production company is suing Gawker Media over its use of an interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, the man behind the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax.

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The suit claims the company, via its sports blog Deadspin, posted the best parts of the interview online before it had aired in the majority of Dr. Phil markets.

The lawsuit also criticizes the entire "system" of content aggregation.

"A remora is a fish, sometimes called a suckerfish, which attaches itself to other fish like sharks," reads the legal complaint filed this week in Texas.

"The host fish gains nothing from the relationship but the remora is enriched by obtaining benefits (usually food and transportation) from the host."

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According to Manti Te'o, he is not gay. In fact, he is far, far, far from gay.

But Ronaiah Tuiasosopo? The man who has admitted to being behind the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax that rocked a school and a country?

In a preview of the interview that will run later this week, Dr. Phil appeared this morning on The Today Show and said of Ronaiah:

"Here we have a young man that fell deeply, romantically in love," he says, adding of the taped Q&A: "I ask him straight up... was this a romantic relationship with you? And he says, 'Yes.'"

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Ronaiah Tuiasosopo is about to bare all to Dr. Phil.

According to TMZ sources, the man who has allegedly admitted to masterminding the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax recorded an interview with the attention-starved psychologist yesterday and it will air some time next week.

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Described as "emotional and deep," the sit-down reportedly took place after Tuiasosopo and Dr. Phil watched the Manti Te'o interview with Katie Couric, during which the linebacker denied any role in the scheme.

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