$250M Rich Sandra Bullock Felt ‘Violated’ after Stalker Waited for Son to Leave as She Hid in Bedroom

$250M Rich Sandra Bullock Felt 'Violated' after Stalker Waited for Son to Leave as She Hid in Bedroom
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Sandra Bullock is a prominent name in the Hollywood industry. She is an A-lister actress and producer. Over her vast career of more than two decades, the actress has impressed her fans and critics with fabulous acting skills. She has also been the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Bullock was also the world’s highest-paid actress in 2010 and 2014. The actress is known for her strong and relentless personality on-screen as well as off-screen. However, she has also seen a traumatic situation when her home was invaded, in 2014.

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

In the Red Table Talk with co-host Willow Smith, the actress opened up on being unraveling during a home invasion but a person who was following her for days.

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Sandra Bullock recalls the trauma of a home invasion

Miss Congeniality fame talked about the unsettling incident for the first time at the Red Table Talk with co-host and Will Smith’s daughter Willow Smith. The actress shared that she was in her Bel Air residence in 2014 when a man entered her house. She recalled thinking,

“I’m in the closet going, ‘This doesn’t end well.”

Bullock was alone when the intruder was in her house, hence she locked herself in a closet inside her bedroom. She added that luckily her son Louis was not in the house that night. He was with his nanny in her apartment as Bullock was going to be late from work.

Sandra Bullock and her son, Louis
Sandra Bullock and her son, Louis

Talking about the scenario she recalled,


“Had he been home, I would’ve run to the closet, which is now my official closet but that was his bedroom, and it would have changed our destiny forever. The violation of that. I wasn’t the same after that. I was unraveling.”

The actress shared that she was deeply shaken by the experience, and would end by sobbing at unexpected situations.

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Sandra Bullock addressed her PTSD

Bullock shared with Smith, that police discovered the intruder had eight firearms registered in his name at the time of the burglary and was stalking Bullock for several days.


After the traumatizing incident, Bullock revealed that she did not realize she had PTSD due to the home invasion incident. She shared that she would end up sobbing at various unexpected moments. The Heat actress said,

“I would look left out of a car. Not right. I would look left, and I would start sobbing,” she recalled. “And I thought to myself, I’m a single parent and this child is going to absorb nothing but fear and trauma and shame from me in the most pivotal times of his life, and I was like, I don’t want to drop that load of baggage onto my beautiful child.”

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

In the talk show, she also shared that she began EMDR — or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing — therapy to help her process the happenings of that day. EMDR is a form of psychotherapy that is used to help people in recovering from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders, among other conditions. Bullock shared that initially, she was afraid to go for it, but later she found the method most healing.

Sandra Bullock was last seen in Bullet Train in 2022.


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Source- The Hollywood Reporter


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