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15th Mar 2022

Sandra Bullock says she’s taking a break from acting: “I just want to be 24/7 with my babies”

Laura Grainger

She’s taking a step back “for a while”.

Sandra Bullock has been a staple of the entertainment industry for years, but she’s taking a break to focus on her role as a mother.

The actor revealed she’ll be taking a hiatus from her career to slow down and enjoy life “in the place that makes me happiest” – her home.

“I take my job very seriously when I’m at work,” she told Entertainment Tonight, adding: “I just want to be 24/7 with my babies and my family. That’s where I’m gonna be for a while.”

The 57-year-old is mum to two kids, 12-year-old son Louis and 10-year-old daughter Laila, who she adopted alone.

While she doesn’t know how long her hiatus will last, she told the publication it will be spent “servicing their every need” and managing their “social calendars”.

Yep, sounds like parenthood, alright.

Sandra also gave an insight into how parenting throughout pandemic has been for her, claiming she has built up quite a reputation amongst other parents.

“All the parents know me as the crazy lady with the pandemic,” she shared. “They know their children will return without Covid when they’ve come to our house.”

The Miss Congeniality star previously spoke about just how highly she prioritises her kids while promoting Bird Box in 2018.

In an interview with Today, she shared: “Everything is about them being ok, being in school, having what they need, their moments. I need to be there for every single moment that they have.

“It’s harder for me to leave them than I think it is for them when I leave. I don’t leave that much, and I don’t work that much anymore either… So my priorities are my kids, my kids, my kids. My family.”