Originally Posted by Rey
Well, Teo said something about being with her "again".
At some point he lied. He either lied to his parents and let them perpetuate the lie, or he lied with his own lips. Maybe both.
It sounds like his parents implied and the media inferred. If he believed it was real, why does he care about the details of stories in the media?
(of course, to me a plausible alternate theory is he is gay and this was his cover story)