Sandra Bullock Makes Emotional Plea to Ban this Phrase

Sandra Bullock knows the most important ingredient in a family is love, not DNA.

The mother of two chatted about her advocacy for adoption in a cover story for InStyle‘s June 2018 issue, out May 11, calling for a greater understanding and treatment of women’s rights over their own bodies and an end to the phrase “my adopted child.”

“Look: I’m all for Republican, Democrat, whatever, but don’t talk to me about what I can or can’t do with my body until you’ve taken care of every child who doesn’t have a home or is neglected or abused,” she explained, getting emotional. “It makes me teary-eyed.”

Bullock, 53, continues, “Let’s all just refer to these kids as ‘our kids.’ Don’t say, ‘my adopted child.’ No one calls their kid their ‘IVF child’ or their ‘Oh, s—, I went to a bar and got knocked up child.’ Let’s just say, ‘our children.’ ” (Continue Reading)