Earlier this month, it was reported that the previous NFL star had filed authorized paperwork to terminate his conservatorship in Tennessee.
He alleged that Leigh Anne Tuohy and Sean Tuohy had lied about adopting him and claimed that they tricked him into making them his conservators when he turned 18. He additionally claimed that the success of The Blind Aspect meant that the Tuohy household made thousands and thousands off his title whereas he by no means acquired a dime.
Whereas talking with The Washington Post on Wednesday (August 16), Michael Lewis – who wrote the ebook that The Blind Aspect is predicated on – mentioned that not one of the real-life figures featured within the movie have gotten any cash of it within the 13 years because it was launched.
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“Everyone needs to be mad on the Hollywood studio system,” he informed the outlet. “Michael Oher ought to be part of the writers strike. It’s outrageous how Hollywood accounting works, however the cash will not be within the Tuohys’ pockets.”
Michael, who was a childhood buddy of Sean Tuohy, went on to say that Michael Oher started to distance himself from the household and allegedly refused to simply accept royalty checks from them.
“What I really feel actually unhappy about is I watched the entire thing up shut,” he shared.
“They showered him with sources and love. That he’s suspicious of them is breathtaking,” Michael added. “The way of thinking one needs to be in to try this — I really feel unhappy for him.”
In case you missed it, the Tuohy‘s just lately revealed how much they actually made from The Blind Side.