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Blind Side Star Vows to Lose Weight After 'Embarrassing' Dismissal from Flight

The Blind Side's Quinton Aaron Kicked Off Plane for Filling Two Seats

Originally posted 04/07/2014 03:30PM

Quinton Aaron, best known as football star "Big Mike" Oher in The Blind Side, is tackling his weight problems after being booted from a flight for being too big.

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A Kiss on the Cheek, and Quinton Aaron Falls for Angelina Jolie

A Kiss on the Cheek, and Quinton Aaron Falls for Angelina Jolie

Originally posted 07/21/2010 05:50PM

The Blind Side's Quinton Aaron may have had a crush on Sandra Bullock in the past, but it seems the actor is now head over heels for another famous actress.

"I met Angelina [Jolie] last night, and she kissed me right there," Aaron, 25, gushed to PEOPLE, pointing to his left cheek, at the fifth annual Children Uniting Nations conference in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night.

"So I said, 'I'm not washing my face right there.' I almost passed out!"

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Sandra Bullock's Costar Has a Crush on Her

Sandra Bullock's Costar Has a Crush on Her

Originally posted 02/28/2010 10:00AM

Sandra Bullock's The Blind Side costar Quinton Aaron has an admission: He's long had a crush on the Oscar-nominee. But after being cast opposite Bullock in the family and football drama and learning she was attached – as in married, to motorcycle builder Jesse James, since 2005 – he was happy to take their relationship in another direction.

"I've been a fan of hers for years – I was in love with her for years!" the 6'8," 25-year-old actor – who plays real-life Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher as a young man – told PEOPLE at Friday's NAACP Image Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. "So I found out she was married and I was like, 'Okay, I'll settle for friendship.' "

"She's just awesome," Aaron gushed. "She's the most caring, loving individual that I know. She's one of the most beautiful women inside and out that anybody can have the pleasure of knowing, meeting and working with, and I felt so honored to be in that position.

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