Sandra Bullock Feels ‘So Tired’ From Acting And Is Taking A Break To Focus On Her Kids

Jun 23, 2022 by apost team

Sandra Bullock has been a working actress in the entertainment industry since the late 1980s and has also worked as a producer during her impressive and long-lasting career. She is an eclectic actress and doesn’t fit into just one genre since her talents are unique and diverse. From suspenseful thrillers to romantic comedies, Bullock has starred in a wide variety of films and television shows. Some of her most notable films include “Miss Congeniality,” “The Lake House” and “Bird Box.”

From a young age, Bullock showed a lot of promise as a smart and successful woman in the entertainment industry, as she pursued her passions both academically and during her personal time. Her impact on the industry has captured the attention of many fans and critics, earning her quite the collection of awards and accolades in the process. 

Bullock also has a great selection of celebrity friends and even found romance with photographer Bryan Randall during her time in the spotlight. On top of that, Bullock is a doting mother to her kids, 12-year-old Louis and 10-year-old Laila. The 57-year-old adopted Louis back in 2010 and Laila in 2015.

While Bullock has shown that she is a true star in any film that comes her way, the actress has decided to take a step back from the limelight to focus on her family life, especially raising her children. Although the length of the break remains uncertain, it’s evident that Bullock is doing what she feels is best for her and her personal life as she takes the necessary time to regroup.

Sandra Bullock (2010), (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Throughout her career, Bullock has proven that she is capable of handling any film genre. She has starred in comedies, thrillers, dramas and everything in between. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress initially turned down her role in the 2022 action-adventure comedy “The Lost City,” which also stars Channing Tatum and Daniel Radcliffe, and even a cameo from Brad Pitt.

“There weren’t any obstacles for the female character,” Bullock explained. “And the male character we’ve seen before.” Fortunately, the studio listened to her suggestions for the film, and Tatum was also on board to completely revamp the film. Bullock’s suggestions were the right ones, as the movie continued to grow in popularity since its release in March 2022 and has now grossed more than $100 million.

Paramount Motion Picture Group co-president Daria Cercek said: “The success of ‘The Lost City’ is a testament to Sandy’s creative vision and instincts. It proves that a well-executed female-driven film appeals to all audiences and reminds us that people still want to laugh together.”

Despite being a movie star, Bullock isn’t always a fan of the other parts of the job. “I shrivel up when it comes to press, when it comes to being in public and when it comes to doing a photoshoot,” she said. “I just collapse. I’m not good at that, but what I love is working in tandem with people to create something.”

While she has made a lasting impression on the entertainment industry, Bullock has also worked her way into the heart of photographer Bryan Randall.

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Louis Bullock, Sandra Bullock (2011), (Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)

Bullock's relationship with Randall appears to be the one, as the actress has given insight into their romance in the last couple of years. After a messy divorce with Jesse James that ended in 2010, Bullock met Randall when she hired him to take photos of Louis’ 5th birthday back in 2015. Their relationship blossomed, and he became her boyfriend. Nowadays, he's a wonderful father figure to her two kids. She confessed to Instyle:

“For the kids he’s sort of number one and I’m number two. But I get it because he’s more fun and has better treats.”

During Bullock's appearance on "Red Table Talk," the actress gushed about her relationship and the family she and Randall have together. She said:

“I found the love of my life. We share two beautiful children — three children, his older daughter. It’s the best thing ever.”

Family life is important to Bullock, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, it’s one of the main reasons why she is taking a break from acting. Although the actress didn’t officially retire, she didn’t indicate when she’ll be back on the big screen. “I don’t want to be beholden to anyone’s schedule other than my own,” the actress said. Bullock continued:

“I’m so burnt out. I’m so tired, and I’m so not capable of making healthy, smart decisions and I know it.”

She added: “Work has always been steady for me, and I’ve been so lucky. I realized it possibly was becoming my crutch.” Bullock kept “looking for something that was never” there and is now trying to “be OK not having work to validate” her.

Sandra Bullock (2018), (Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)

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