Steenkamp family & South Africa not impressed with Oscar Pistorius film

03 October 2017 - 06:06 By TshisaLIVE
The Oscar Pistorius has received mixed reaction.
The Oscar Pistorius has received mixed reaction.

The family of Reeva Steenkamp have issued a public statement expressing their anger after a teaser for the Oscar Pistorius biopic was released.

The teaser for Blade Runner Killer was released on Monday and showed scenes of court proceedings as well as what may have happened on the night Reeva was shot and killed by the athlete.

In a statement released to the media, the Steenkamp family slammed reports that they had given their stamp of approval.

“Any impression that is created that this is June’s view, or that the movie is endorsed by the Steenkamp family, is untrue and incorrect,” they said in a statement.

They have called on the film company, Lifetime, to publicly state that the family did not give its endorsement in any way.

The athlete is currently serving a six-year jail term for the murder of Reeva in his house on Valentine's Day 2013.


South Africans, meanwhile, have responded with mixed reaction.