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Sandra Bullock Will Attend Super Bowl To Support Ravens' Michael Oher..."The Blind Side"

Bullock Will Attend Super Bowl, Says Tuohy Family
February 01, 2013

Baltimore Ravens star Michael Oher will have a very high-profile cheerleader on the sidelines this Sunday!

Oher's mother Leigh Anne Tuohy has confirmed tha Sandra Bullock, who won an Oscar for her portrayal as the Tuohy matriarch on the big screen in 2009' The Blind Side, will be attending the upcoming Super Bowl in New Orleans.

"Yes, [Bullock] will be donning her 74 jersey on Sunday and cheering for the Ravens," revealed Tuohy exclusively to ET.

The Baltimore Ravens will face off against the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on CBS this Sunday.



http://www.etonline.com/news/130012_Tuohy_Family_Talks_Ravens_Offensive_Tackle_Michael_Oher_at_Super_Bowl_XLVII/index.html http://youtu.be/i1hG_mjQojw


Bullock and Leigh Anne Tuohy have remained friends since they met during "The Blind Side" pre-production.  

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spillvegas 2nd-Feb-2013 02:50 pm (UTC)
i follow the real SJ on twitter and he's just as irritating as the kid who played him in the movie
little_kitkat 2nd-Feb-2013 03:02 pm (UTC)
lol
piscesvstaurus 2nd-Feb-2013 03:12 pm (UTC)
SJ?
spillvegas 2nd-Feb-2013 03:26 pm (UTC)
the son, i'm assuming it stands for Sean Jr
shannenb 2nd-Feb-2013 03:28 pm (UTC)
The family's youngest son. He's named after his dad Sean, so they call him SJ instead of Sean Jr.

He was played very irritatingly in the movie by that little kid who was also super irritating playing an annoying kid who was hanging around Riggins in the Friday Night Lights tv series.

Edited at 2013-02-02 03:28 pm (UTC)
beatlesluv 2nd-Feb-2013 02:50 pm (UTC)
Oh I didn't know his team was playing! Good luck to him ^_^
little_kitkat 2nd-Feb-2013 03:02 pm (UTC)
Didn't Michael say he didn't like the movie and was embarrassed?
spillvegas 2nd-Feb-2013 03:09 pm (UTC)
pretty much, which is understandable considering he was already a great high school player before the tuohys came along
for_serious13 2nd-Feb-2013 06:19 pm (UTC)
no, he said he loved the movie and the only problem he had is that he knew how to play football before hand.
angelmonster 2nd-Feb-2013 03:04 pm (UTC)
The real SJ has such an unfortunate face.

Also Sandra I love you, please start making movies again.

Edited at 2013-02-02 03:05 pm (UTC)
gpin2084 2nd-Feb-2013 03:05 pm (UTC)
came in here to say that, lol. yikes.
angelmonster 2nd-Feb-2013 03:09 pm (UTC)
Don't lie I know you want all that!

antoniascarlett 2nd-Feb-2013 03:06 pm (UTC)
Biggest crime in Hollywood in the last 50 years. Sandra Bullock getting an Oscar.
acornthimble 2nd-Feb-2013 03:18 pm (UTC)
nah, Gwyneth Paltrow.
mynamehere07 2nd-Feb-2013 03:25 pm (UTC)
"Uncle" Stephen Spielberg bought it for her, lbr.
cukoo4cocopuffs 2nd-Feb-2013 03:39 pm (UTC)
I agree. Over Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth? Still boggles my mind.
rosewood39 2nd-Feb-2013 03:44 pm (UTC)
this, it was wrong she won over Cate
winonaforever 2nd-Feb-2013 05:03 pm (UTC)
Gwyneth Paltrow in SIL >>>>>>>>>>>> Sandra Bullock in TBS!
meepstah 2nd-Feb-2013 03:30 pm (UTC)
Nope
loverelapse 2nd-Feb-2013 03:46 pm (UTC)
jonah hill tho
pistol_eyes 2nd-Feb-2013 04:36 pm (UTC)
Ia
treebraids 2nd-Feb-2013 04:36 pm (UTC)
its definitely one of the biggest.
so_chic_doll 2nd-Feb-2013 04:48 pm (UTC)
Not really tho.
winonaforever 2nd-Feb-2013 05:04 pm (UTC)
Basically, yes.
spiderkelly 2nd-Feb-2013 05:21 pm (UTC)
nope idts. she's a fantastic actor, it's just the academy doesn't recognize comedic actors.
ronsypooie 2nd-Feb-2013 06:15 pm (UTC)
hdu
zharia 2nd-Feb-2013 03:07 pm (UTC)
The summer camp I worked at with delinquent youth had us watch movies on days it was too hot to be outside and we ended up watching this movie. Now all the kids were mainly PoC's and I just remember one kid getting in trouble because he called the movie a 'racist honky movie.' lmao it was so funny, our bosses got pissed at him.

Seriously tho it was such a stupid movie to show a bunch of disillusioned sassy PoC teenagers. They mocked it the whole time. I was so proud.
loverelapse 2nd-Feb-2013 03:48 pm (UTC)
the rich white folk swoop down to save the "slow" black kid. like i know it's based off real life, kinda, but still. it was a popcorn movie, do not get the accolades or praise.
fusilli_head 2nd-Feb-2013 04:46 pm (UTC)
Typical white savior movie, imo. If somebody forced me to watch that's would have walked out and if they wanted to punish me they could have dealt with my parents. My mom is native and my dad is black so a white person using their honky tears to explain how offended they were that I called something racist would have given me so much life.
bnlmaroonvwbug 2nd-Feb-2013 03:18 pm (UTC)
I really hope the ravens win. I remember when they won when I was in 8th grade and everyone was so proud and excited for weeks in my town.
katiefitch 2nd-Feb-2013 04:48 pm (UTC)
i remember everyone here was super excited, but i had a social studies teacher who was a giants fan and went to the superbowl and came back soooooooo pissed off
mynamehere07 2nd-Feb-2013 03:23 pm (UTC)
I still don't know how she got an Oscar for that role. It seemed like all she did was dye her hair and learn to talk in a southern accent.

I like her better in the run of the mill rom coms.

Thou I do question her whole marriage to Jesse James.
julietislimited 2nd-Feb-2013 03:29 pm (UTC)
she was fabulous in practical magic!
mynamehere07 2nd-Feb-2013 03:36 pm (UTC)
I love that movie, Nicole's hair was so perfect it made me want to cry.
emmakey 2nd-Feb-2013 05:01 pm (UTC)
I think fellow Hollywood folks just like her and wanted her to have it. There have been so many Oscars where it's been like, "let's give it to this really old actor or actress" or let's give it to this actor because we really like other work he or she did and he or she didn't win last time he or she was nommed (like I think a lot of people said that for Nicole Kidman in The Hours, like she was "due").

Here's the year she won:
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Sandra Bullock -- The Blind Side {"Leigh Anne Tuohy"}
Helen Mirren -- The Last Station {"Sofya"}
Carey Mulligan -- An Education {"Jenny"}
Gabourey Sidibe -- Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire {"Precious"}
Meryl Streep -- Julie & Julia {"Julia Child"}


I could just imagine some voters talking to each other, "Helen just won 3 years ago. Gabourey and Carey are young and new; they'll have time. Meryl's won a few before and compared to her winning roles, do we want to say that Julia (where she was the co-star and arguably not *the lead*) is an Oscar-worthy performance. That leaves Sandra. We love Sandra and let's face it, this might be her only time at the rodeo (pretty long career now, only 1 nomination), let's give it her."
lori22 2nd-Feb-2013 05:41 pm (UTC)
Sandra Bullock wore a wig in "The Blind Side".
julietislimited 2nd-Feb-2013 03:28 pm (UTC)
the blind side made me cry so much. ;[

Edited at 2013-02-02 03:33 pm (UTC)
missjersey 2nd-Feb-2013 03:41 pm (UTC)
One of my favorite movies of all time w/ her is Miss Congeniality.

godramaclub 2nd-Feb-2013 03:58 pm (UTC)
me too. i never get tired of that movie.
stellar_ball 2nd-Feb-2013 04:01 pm (UTC)
lol, this movie will never get old to me. I die at the scene in that gif every time.
so_chic_doll 2nd-Feb-2013 04:50 pm (UTC)
it's one of those movies i can watch over & over and never tire of.

some others:

princess diaries
never been kissed
and
10 things i hate about you.
justrachna 2nd-Feb-2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
Mine's while you were sleeping but i love miss congeniality too!
ohsnapohsnap 2nd-Feb-2013 06:26 pm (UTC)
i will drop a baby to watch this movie tbh
veracity 2nd-Feb-2013 06:52 pm (UTC)
That's how I feel about Two Weeks. Godawful movie but I love her rapid-fire speeches to Hugh Grant's character.
rachelbojangles 2nd-Feb-2013 03:49 pm (UTC)
That movie was super cheesy, but I always tear up/sob slightly when she says to those dudes "You mess with my son, you mess with me"
_______awshucks 2nd-Feb-2013 04:06 pm (UTC)
I'm not a huge Michael fan as a player, tbh. He's the source of a lot of our penalties. The movie is qt to watch when it's on ABC Family though..
for_serious13 2nd-Feb-2013 06:39 pm (UTC)
haha right?! its gotten to the point when he DOESN'T get an offsides in a game everyone freaks out
disclosure 2nd-Feb-2013 04:13 pm (UTC)
I forget his sisters name, but she's super pretty.
tusiaczek87 2nd-Feb-2013 04:39 pm (UTC)
yep still hate that lifetime movie
demi32 2nd-Feb-2013 04:41 pm (UTC)
pretty sweet. I hope Sandra brings her son Louis. It's also great she kept in touch with Michael Oher and his family.

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