Ronaiah Tuiasosopo: Confused, Possibly Gay

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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.'"

So Phil followed up: "I said, are you then, therefore, gay? And he says, 'Well, when you put it that way, yes.'"

But the psychologist said Tuiasosopo then "caught himself" and clarified: "I am confused."

That much is certain. Phil says the 22-year old admitted to running the scheme, accepting responsibility but also saying a handful of life experiences have "damaged" him across the board.

That much, sadly, is also certain.

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