Sandra Bullock says her Young Son Is ‘Absolutely’ Aware of Racism

© Rex Sandra Bullock and Louis in 2013
© Rex Sandra Bullock and Louis in 2013

Sandra Bullock’s 5-year-old son Louis may not understand all of the complexities of race and racism, but he’s definitely aware of them, the Oscar winner tells BET.

When an interviewer from the cable network asked Bullock about #BlackLivesMatter and whether she talks to her adopted black son about racism in America, she replied “absolutely.”

“It’s an open conversation that we have. He fully understands what that means. He doesn’t understand why people judge each other based on color of their skin, but he knows they do. He also knows that there’s sexism, he knows that there’s homophobia. He knows a lot for a five-and-three-quarter-year-old.”

But, Bullock says the earlier parents start discussing serious issues with their children, the better.

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Source: USA Today | Arienne Thompson