During the “Red Table Talk”, the actress speaks for the first time about that terrible night in 2014 when a stalker broke into her villa. The incident continues to burden them daily.

Sandra Bullock speaks at the “Red Table Talk” by Jada Pinkett Smith (50) for the first time about her post-traumatic stress disorder.

 & laquo; I believed I would die & raquo;

The reason for this was an incident in 2014 when a stalker broke into the actress' villa while she was at home. “I wasn't the same after that,” says Bullock.

& laquo; I believed I would die & raquo;

The 57-year-old was last seen in the thriller “The Unforgivable”. The film opened in cinemas on November 24, 2021.

That's what it's all about

  • Sandra Bullock suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • The 57-year-old revealed this for the first time at the “Red Table Talk” by Jada Pinkett Smith (50).

  • The reason for her mental health problems was an incident in 2014 when a stalker broke into the actress' villa.

In the program “Red Table Talk” by Jada Pinkett Smith (50), Hollywood star Sandra Bullock gave one of her rare interviews – and let her look deep into her soul . The now 57-year-old was visited by a stalker in 2014. The man entered her villa without permission while the actress was at home.

“I was hiding in the closet and just thought, 'This won't end well,'” recalls Bullock. The “Oceans 8” actress also revealed that she was incredibly grateful that her son Louis (11) was not with her at the time, but slept with his nanny. “Our nanny suggested that she take him with her and he could sleep with her. She knew that I still had an appointment in the evening and that I would be home late, ”she recalls.

«I wasn't the same»

One thing Bullock is sure of: If her four-year-old son had been home, her life would be different today. “I would have run into his room at once. That would have changed our fate forever », said the mother of two. “I wasn't the same after that. I broke up. »

The intruder could still be arrested in Bullock's villa. “I have never been alone since that day,” she reveals. And admits that she immediately went to therapy. Since the incident, the actress has suffered from anxiety and severe post-traumatic stress disorder: “It got so bad that I thought I was going to die.”

The system let him down

Four years later, the actress learned that her stalker, Joshua James Corbett († 42), committed suicide after a conflict with the police: “It's sad that the system has let him down,” says Bullock about the unfortunate chain of Events leading up to Corbett's death. “Apparently there was an argument with the police and he barricaded himself and then killed himself.”

Do you or has someone you know have a mental illness?

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Pro Mente Sana, Tel. 0848 800 858

Children's soul Switzerland, advice for mentally stressed parents and their relatives

Postpartum Depression Association, Tel. 044 720 25 55

Relatives.ch, advice and contact points

Self-help groups

Pro Juventute, advice for children and young people, Tel. 147

Dargebotene Hand, Worry-Hotline, Tel. 143

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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