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The Blind Side on 'Extreme Makeover' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted May 16th 2010 11:00PM
The Blind Side on 'Extreme Makeover'The real life inspiration for the film 'The Blind Side' appeared on 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' (Sun., 8PM ET on ABC). Leigh Anne Tuohy -- the woman who was portrayed by Sandra Bullock in the movie -- is an actual interior designer. So you would think that the home makeover show would be a natural fit for her. But surprisingly, Tuohy expresses some frustration with the whole process.

Tuohy gets into some trouble with a construction worker and member of the team. She gives him some flack because she doesn't feel he's doing his job correctly. "I have an extremely domineering personality," she says. "It's type-A, is what they call it."

"When things go wrong on the sidelines, I just want to go out there and just -- you know -- smack somebody," Tuohy adds. Huh. On the other hand, as shown in 'The Blind Side,' when Leigh Anne gets involved and takes control, good stuff usually happens. So maybe it's a good thing.

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