Sandra Bullock gets emotional talking adoption, motherhood with Hoda: 'There is no box'

In an exclusive interview, the "Ocean's 8" star Sandra Bullock opened up to Hoda Kotb about being a mom and why adoption is so special.
by Randee Dawn / / Source: TODAY

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Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock and Hoda Kotb have one very significant thing in common: they're both moms to adopted children.

In an upcoming exclusive interview for TODAY, the "Oceans 8" star and Hoda talked about how having children changed their lives.

"There are hundreds of thousands of children that are ready to be your child," Bullock said, growing emotional. "You're a forever parent the minute you accept the love of that child."

Cue tears and hugs!

Bullock is mom to Louis, 8, whom she adopted in 2010, and Laila, 5, who was adopted in 2012. Kotb adopted Haley Joy, 1, in February 2017.

In addition to discussing being moms and adoption, the two also discussed what it was like to become parents later in their careers, and Bullock's longevity in Hollywood.

The 53-year-old actress noted not everyone seemed to have positive feelings about her adoption.

"It's amazing to me how we can take away people's happiness by telling them that this is the box that you have to stay in," she says. "There is no box. There is no box."

Check back with TODAY on Monday, June 4, for the full interview.

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