Sandra Bullock Accepted 'People's "Most Beautiful" Title For An Inspiring Reason That Will Empower All Women
Sandra Bullock has been around Hollywood for quite some time. She continues to kick ass at acting and being one of the top women in the entertainment biz. Plus, in April 2015 People named Bullock the World's Most Beautiful Woman, which many welcomed with open arms. However, Sandra Bullock didn't readily accept People's title, because she wanted to first ensure that she could empower other women along the way via her new honor. As the 50-year-old told E! News at the Minions press junket, she "laughed" when the magazine presented her with the opportunity to be the cover star. She said,
And I laughed when [People] said they're gonna be generous and bestow me this wonderful privilege, but I said if I can talk about the amazing women who I find beautiful, which are these women who rise above and take care of business and do wonderful things, and take care of each other, then I'm more than honored to be on the cover of this.
Have we ever had a more worthy "beautiful" person on the cover of People? Bullock's going to be hard to beat, especially because she's so inspiring. Rather than focusing on herself, the actress chose to look to other women and hopefully raise awareness that all women should support one another. Plus, for Bullock, it's time for women to band together and stop the ridicule too many young girls and women of all ages receive on a daily basis.
She told E! News,
I feel like it's become open hunting season in how women are attacked and it's not because of who we are as people, it's because of how we look or our age. I'm shocked — and maybe I was just naïve, but I'm embarrassed by it. My son is getting ready to grow up in this world and I'm trying to raise a good man who values and appreciates women, and here we have this attack on women in the media that I don't see a stop happening.
The Oscar-winning actress hopes one day the "harming [of] girls and women" will be put to a stop. I couldn't agree more.
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