The rollercoaster drama surrounding The Blind Side lawsuit has just taken a surprising turn. The Tuohy family has made a bold move, announcing their intention to seek an end to Michael Oher’s conservatorship.
Let’s recap. Earlier this week, Former NFL star Michael Oher recently filed a legal petition against Leigh Anne and Sean Touchy, claiming that they never actually adopted him and placed him under a long-term conservatorship. This revelation has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry and left fans of the movie questioning the truth behind the heartwarming story.
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The news even had fans requesting that Sandra Bullock, who starred in the Oscar-winning film inspired by Oher’s story, return her Oscar for Best Actress. The Tuohy family then released a statement claiming Oher has tried to “threaten” them with a “shakedown” for money in the past, per People, which is what makes Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy’s decision to end the conservatorship even more perplexing.
On Wednesday, the Tuohys attorney, Randall Fishman, announced during a press conference that the couple plans on entering into a consent order to permanently end their conservatorship over Oher, The Root reports.
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The Tuohy family’s decision to request the termination of Oher’s conservatorship has further intensified the already explosive legal battle. Their surprising move has left supporters and critics alike wondering what led to this decision, especially after they refuted Oher’s allegations.
While details about the exact reasoning behind the Tuohy family’s decision remain scarce, it is clear that this legal showdown will have far-reaching implications. The ‘Blind Side’ lawsuit has become a battleground of emotions, as personal histories intertwine with legal proceedings, and the conversation of how Black men are taken advantage of in professional sports once again enters the national spotlight.
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