‘Leave Her Alone!’ Fans Defend Sandra Bullock After She Receives Backlash For ‘Blind Side’ Controversy

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After some social media users urged Sandra Bullock to return her Oscar for her portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy in the popular 2009 movie, fans vehemently backed the actress.

The Tuohy family has come under fire after former NFL player Michael Oher said the family, which had taken him in as a destitute adolescent, had never officially adopted him and had instead made money off of his motivational tale by having a movie Sandra Bullock made about it. Oher claims he received “nothing” for the life-based story even though his family received “millions” in royalties from the movie.

After a great career at Ole Miss, Oher was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. On Monday, Oher petitioned a Tennessee court to terminate the 2004 conservatorship, claiming he discovered in February of this year that the Tuohys had never actually adopted him.

As a result of the news, some social media users attacked the award-winning actress who played the strict mother figure to Oher, who was played by actor Quinton Aaron.

“So Sandra Bullock should have to give back her Oscar right, and man do we need to start checking these good feeling stories. The parents blocked $300 in earnings the movie from him getting any of it and gave the money to their real children? WOOOOOOOW!” one person on X, formerly known as Twitter, demanded.

“I feel like Sandra Bullock need to come make a statement atp like I need an apology,” another person insisted.

“So Sandra Bullock should have to give back her Oscar right, and man do we need to start checking these good feeling stories. The parents blocked $300 in earnings the movie from him getting any of it and gave the money to their real children? WOOOOOOOW!” one person on X, formerly known as Twitter, demanded.

Since Bullock just lost her longtime companion to ALS, supporters jumped to the actress’ defense and pleaded with haters to keep their opinions to themselves.

“Wait… People are giving Sandra Bullock s–t over the Blindside stuff? That’s real? People are out here believing Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw adopted a kid to cheat him out of his money? I’m pretty close to giving up on people,” reporter Josh Moon lamented.

“Kinda sucks to use Sandra Bullock’s face for all this horrible stuff and not the ACTUAL lady who did it,” a television producer commented.

“Can we leave Sandra Bullock alone for a second? She was an actress who accepted a job for a movie that was based on a ‘true story’. It’s not her fault none of it was true. Oher himself just found out he wasn’t officially adopted this year. Bullock’s partner just died of ALS,” another person argued.

“Y’all need to leave Sandra Bullock alone. The woman is grieving! And ain’t got nothing to do w that mess,” another fan demanded.

To TMZ Sports, Aaron also defended his former co-star.

“Sandra Bullock didn’t have anything to do with the real story that we’re reading as of right now,” he said. “She gave a brilliant performance, and that shouldn’t be tarnished for something that had nothing to do with her.”

A lawyer for Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy refuted Oher’s allegations regarding income from “The Blind Side,” stating that they had paid Oher “an equal cut of every penny received” from the movie’s more than $300 million in box office receipts.

Additionally, according to the family’s attorney, Oher promised to “plant” a damaging article about the Tennessee family in the media unless they paid him $15 million.

“Anyone with a modicum of common sense can see that the outlandish claims made by Michael Oher about the Tuohy family are hurtful and absurd. The idea that the Tuohys have ever sought to profit off Mr. Oher is not only offensive, it is transparently ridiculous,” the attorney said in a statement to Fox News Digital.

An inquiry for comment was not immediately answered by Bullock’s spokeswoman.