NBA Rookie Josh Selby Gay-Hoaxed on T...

NBA Rookie Josh Selby Gay-Hoaxed on Twitter and MTO

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Since: Sep 11

Blandon, PA

#1 Sep 13, 2011
Media Take Out is at it again. But, this time, it's not all their doing. Good luck convincing NBA rookie Josh Selby they're not burning their hoax fires again. Luckily for them, he's more ticked off at Twitter.

On Monday, Twitter blew up with the report that Selby had been outed on the SNS destination site by a gay lover trying to hook up a motel rendezvous. The messages back and forth seemed harmless enough, until the focus was shown to be new NBA sensation Selby. Then, no matter that the story looked and smelled fishy from the start, it gained a life of its own.

On Tuesday, Media Take Out, the street-cred gossip site which regularly lures in viewers with barely truthful, sometimes even wholly fabricated "gossip" items, naturally ran with the story.

Josh Selby immediately denied the rumors through his real Twitter account, blaming it on an unidentified, disgruntled ex-girlfriend. But the damage had been done...

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bobby Harper

United States

#2 Mar 9, 2013
Josh is a great basketball player and I just hope that he doesn't t let those lies shatter his self esteem to where he becomes disillusioned and lose sight of his career and all of them wonderful pay checks. I hope it s a lie.

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