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Producers of “The Blind Side” have said that the hit film is still “verifiably authentic” after its credibility was thrust into doubt following Michael Oher’s bombshell lawsuit.
The 37-year-old former offensive tackle — whose life story inspired the 2009 film starring Sandra Bullock — this month claimed that his parents, Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, never actually adopted him.
Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, co-founders and co-CEOs of Alcon Entertainment and producers of the film, have given their two cents as “familial ups and downs” have challenged the authenticity of the storyline.
“The Blind Side is verifiably authentic and will never be a lie or fake, regardless of the familial ups and downs that have occurred subsequent to the film,” the pair said in a statement to People Thursday.
“We are as proud of the film today as we were when our amazing collaborators made the movie 14 years ago.”
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