Sandra Bullock Says She Was “Perfectly Content” Not to Work After Divorce


By Michael Lewittes


Following Sandra Bullock’s split from her cheating husband Jesse James, the actress wasn’t sure she wanted to return to the big screen.

While promoting Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, her first film since her 2009 Oscar win for The Blind Side, Bullock told the Associated Press, “I was perfectly content to be permanently broken.”

“I honestly didn’t think I was in a place where I wanted to work or wanted to step out of where I was,” said Bullock, adding, “I wasn’t prepared.”

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close director Stephen Daldry, however, went to Bullock’s home and convinced her to be part of the powerful film.

Ultimately, it paid off for both of them.

Bullock noted, “We had a great time. It’s no longer ‘selfish actress’ in the moment. I wanted to have an amazing time with him and, fortunately, Mr. Daldry presented it. In every possible way, it was the best!”

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