Sandra Bullock recently got candid about what her life has been like as a mother to two adorable children of color.
Bullock parents two lovely kids, 11-year-old Louis Bardo and 8-year-old Laila, with her sweetheart of over 6 years Bryan Randall.
The “Miss Congeniality” actress opened up about raising two adopted black kids and how she wishes they had similar skin colors.
The “Oceans 8” Actress Talks Being White, Parenting Two Adorable Black Children
Bullock admitted that sometimes she dreams of sharing her kids’ skin tone, while on December 1’s episode of “Red Table Talk,” PEOPLE reported.
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The mother-of-two sat down with Jada Pinkett Smith, Smith’s daughter Willow, and mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris to discuss adopting 31/2 months-old Louis in 2010 and Laila in 2015.
Bullock wished for her children’s skin to match hers to ease how people approached them but Willow clarified that there is no color stipulation to the mother-child dynamic.
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The “Speed” actress thinks of herself simply as the mom, adding, “When I’m gone, I’m missed, when I’m there, I’m annoying” and that is how it should be.
When questioned if her children think of her as cool, Bullock responded that they do not, unless she brings home a treat.
Nevertheless, the loving mother said she loves who her kids are and counts herself lucky and proud for being able to watch them grow up.
The “Red Table Talk” episode is available for streaming on Facebook Watch at 9 a.m PT/ 12 p.m ET.
The Love Story of Sandra Bullock and Bryan Randall
Bullock and her sweetheart Bryan Randall live a very private life. An insider divulged to Closer Weekly that the couple are best friends and Randall is her biggest supporter.
The outlet revealed that the couple was introduced in January 2015 when a friend recommended Randall to shoot photos of Louis at his birthday party.
The lovebirds connected immediately and soon began dating. They enjoy date nights and lazy days at home with their kids.
The insider called Bullock’s lifestyle her heaven and “all she’s ever wanted,” explaining that her kids are healthy and happy and she and Randall are content.
The “Bird Box” star divorced Jesse James in 2010. She and her partner have been reluctant to get married because their love needs no labels.
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Bullock and Keanu Reeves co-starred on the 1994 thriller “Speed” and 2006 fantasy “The Lake House” and admitted to Ellen DeGeneres that they had a crush on each other back then.
The Blast shared that the stars have been vocal about their admiration for each other. The “John Wick” actor has also expressed his excitement over the idea of working with Bullock again
The “Gravity” actress admitted to Esquire that she would love nothing more than to co-star with Reeves in a comedy before they pass away.
The 57-year-old called her former co-star funny and proposed that they should shoot a film at age 75 about them going on a road trip.
Bullock joked that this movie would be the bookend to “Speed” as she and Reeves would star as old people driving slowly in an RV and “pissing the world off.”