With her sonĀ Louis having the opportunity to live aĀ privileged, A-list, Hollywood lifestyle, Sandra Bullock was asked if she’s had to talk to himĀ about race.

While promoting her new film,Our Brand Is CrisisĀ the Oscar award winning actress told BET, “He fully understands what [racism] means. He doesn’t understand why people judge each other for the color of their skin but he knows that they do.”

“He knows that there’s sexism and homophobia, he knows a lot for a five year old. If you don’t start the conversation very early on, you’re doing them a disservice.”

She added, “Itā€™s not any conversation any parent wants to have with their child; that youā€™ll be judged by the color of your skin rather than the content of your character…Once he leaves the house and I’m not with him, it’s his life and how he approaches it is his decision but I want to know I did the best I could as his mom to educate him on the ugliness of this world as well as the beauty.”

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