Manti Te'o takes Maxim girlfriend joke in stride

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The former Notre Dame star has more patience than most of us, as he attended a Maxim party after they named his fake girlfriend to their hottest women list.

Maxim hosted a party earlier this week in honor of their latest 100 Hottest Women in the World list, which is apparently a thing they still do. Since Maxim remains a publication that stands on the bleeding edge, they named Manti Te'o's hoaxed girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, the 69th hottest women in the world (ahahaha get it?!).

Instead of ignoring this like most people probably would have, Te'o took it in stride and even went to the party. It's probably a good thing that he can show up in public and put a good face on things, and hopefully it will accelerate the process of these stupid jokes going away. I have yet to hear a genuinely funny joke about this, although Maxim putting Kekua at 69 (ahahahaha yeah they did, bro!) on the list is probably as good as any I've heard.

Te'o was picked in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers.

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