The recent controversy that rocked Hollywood was that of former football player Michael Oher, whose life was portrayed in the film ‘The Blind Side’ (2009), which won an Oscar for Sandra Bullock, leading to It turns out that the story of Nirman may not be so true and, worse, that his parents tricked him into making money.
Michael Oher filed a lawsuit against Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, claiming that he was never officially adopted by the couple and that, in fact, he may have been defrauded of guardianship so that the family could be excluded from the film about his life. You can get many benefits.
In an interview with the Daily Memphian (via the New York Post), Sean Tuohy said the allegations “devastated” the family and explained that the conservatorship served to keep Michael from playing football at university. “We contacted lawyers who told us that we could not adopt anyone over the age of 18; the only thing we could do was get guardianship.”
He also denied that the 2009 film The Blind Side would have benefited the family more. “We didn’t make any money from the movie. His share. Everyone in the family got an equal share, including Michael. It was about $14,000 each.”
Tuohy said, “I would say it is troubling that people think I would want to make money off any of my children.” “No doubt the allegations are outrageous. But hey, it’s a crazy world out there…
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