10 Stunning Facts About America’s Sweetheart – Sandra Bullock

Facts About Sandra Bullock:

Hollywood’s most powerful, popular and marketable actress, Sandra Bullock, is surely, one of the biggest actresses the world has ever seen. A world-class actress with a heart of Gold, Sandy B is loved by fans all across the world and we just cannot wait to see how she would steal our hearts again in the future.

#1: DC wanted her badly

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Sandra Bullock is one of the best actresses out there and everyone wanted a piece of that. DC was considering her for the role of Lois Lane in a proposed relaunch of the Superman franchise by Warner Brothers. Apart from that, she was considered for the role of Wonder Woman in a film adaptation that was never made. Unfortunately, they could never bag Sandra Bullock.

#2: She’s a Generous human being

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Sandra Bullock has proved that she is a human first and then an actor. She is known for her generous donations, she donated $1 million to the American Red Cross after the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Did the same, again donating $1 million to the Red Cross, after the tsunami disaster in Asia in 2004. She again donated $1 million, this time to Doctors Without Borders, after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake.

#3: A Drunk driver crashed into her car once

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On April 18, 2008, Sandra and her ex-husband Jesse James, went through a very scary event. A drunk driver crashed into their car head-on at a very high speed. Both the vehicles were totaled but luckily no one was hurt. Sandra only got minor injuries and thankfully the outcome was not horrifying.

#4: She Hates Musicals more than any genre

Sandra Bullock is a super talented actress who can pull off any kind of role without breaking a sweat, but even legends have their preferences. Sandra Bullock does not like musicals at all and she has vowed to never participate in one, ever. Bad news for those who wanted Sandra Bullock in a Disney movie.

#5: She Was Bullied in School

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Bullying has plagued the lives of millions of individuals around the world and even the celebrities and the stars are not immune to it. Sandra Bullock was heavily bullied in school for wearing frumpy clothes bought in Germany. Her mother hails from Germany and she wanted her daughter to celebrate her German roots.

#6: She won an Oscar and a Razzie in the same year

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Sandra Bullock is one of four actresses to win both, the Oscar for Best Actress and the Razzie for the Worst Actress. The other three actresses are Halle Berry, Faye Dunaway, and Liza Minnelli. Bullock is the only one to be nominated for and win both awards in the same year. She won the Oscar for “The Blind Side” (2009) and the Razzie for “All About Steve” (2009). She was presented with the awards within two days in 2010.

#7: She has survived a Plane Crash

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Sandra Bullock’s life is better than your average action movie. In 2000, when Sandra was flying in a plane from Wyoming, her jet missed the runaway and after sustaining major damage, it crashed. Luckily, Sandra was not hurt physically, but she was a wreck emotionally. Since then she has been “deathly afraid of flying”.

#8: She can carry a movie all by herself

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We all know Sandra has the pull and no one would be surprised to know that she can handle it all by herself. By starring in “The Blind Side” she became the only actress to have a film marketed with her name solely above the title, that is, based on her star power alone, and not a franchise or tent-pole picture, to pass the $200 million mark at US domestic gross.

#9: A Stalker once broke into her house when she was present

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Joshua James Corbett, Sandra’s stalker, broke into her Los Angeles home in 2014. Sandra had to hide in her closet while calling the police. Sandra was on the phone with the authorities for about 15 minutes until the police finally arrived and arrested the intruder. Corbett entered a no-contest plea and is now prohibited from seeing Bullock for 10 years.

#10: Her Husband cheated on her

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Sandra Bullock’s life turned upside down when it was revealed that her husband, Jesse James, was cheating on her with the adult-movie star Michelle McGee for the last 11 months. She separated from her husband after this revelation on March 15, 2010.

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