Sandra Bullock is ‘heartbroken’ by allegations that her Oscar-winning role in ‘The Blind Side’ may have been based on a lie.
The world was shocked Monday when the real-life subject of the film, retired NFL star Michael Oher, filed a lawsuit alleging that his adoptive parents defrauded him by profiting from the 2009 film.
Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, played by Sandra Bullock, allegedly tricked Michael Oher into signing a document making them guardians instead of his foster parents, allowing them to profit from him.
Now, a source close to the actress has given this information dailymail.com The actress ‘hated’ that the hard work she put into what she believed to be a true story was ‘tainted’.
“He hates that such a wonderful story, a wonderful film and a wonderful moment in his life has now been tainted. Now people will not see it, and if they do, they will have a completely different reaction to the original intent.” Source detected.
The source added: “So much effort was put into the film that everyone thought it was true and now that it has been called into question, it’s troubling Sandra that a time in her life that was so special , It’s over now.” A completely different approach.”
The news comes at a difficult time for the actress, whose partner Bryan Randall died aged 57 after a secret battle with the ALS disease. The insider revealed that Sandra is in a strong position amid the current turmoil in her personal and professional life.
The source added: “Sandra is showing strength and staying strong as it has been a difficult time for her emotionally after losing Brian, and now after the Michael Oher news she is broken in a different way. “
He continued: “She’s figuring out how to move on from it all, it’s just going to take a while but feelings are just too high for Sandra and she’s looking forward to better days ahead.”
The star’s fans have already come to her defense on social media after some haters claimed the actress should “give back her Best Actress Oscar” following the controversy.