Oher additionally famous within the petition that whereas the Tuohys negotiated contracts for themselves and their two organic kids to obtain $225,000 every, plus 2.5 p.c of the movie’s “outlined web proceeds,” from The Blind Aspect, he acquired no compensation for signing the rights to his life story.
However Sean told the Daily Memphian, “We did not make any cash off the film,” explaining that as a substitute, Michael Lewis, who wrote the guide the movie is predicated on, cut up his revenue from promoting the film rights with the Tuohy household and that “everyone within the household acquired an equal share, together with Michael. It was about $14,000 every.”
Sooner or later after the information of his submitting grew to become public, Oher broke his silence in a press release shared by his attorneys.
“I’m disheartened by the revelation shared within the lawsuit at present,” he stated in Aug. 15 assertion to E! Information. “It is a tough scenario for my household and me. I need to ask everybody to please respect our privateness at the moment. For now, I’ll let the lawsuit converse for itself and can provide no additional remark.”
To see photographs of the Tuohy household and Michael all through the years, preserve studying…