Sandra Bullock — and Her Daughter Laila! — Surprise a Health Care Worker on Red Table Talk
Sandra Bullock — and a special little guest — had some sweet words for one nurse on Friday's episode of the Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk.
The star, 55, surprised April Buencamino, a nurse manager for the COVID-19 unit at California's Adventist Health (White Memorial) Hospital, where Bullock, her partner Bryan Randall, and her two children, Laila, 8, and Louis, 10, donated thousands of KN95 masks to health care workers.
"April, thank you for — I’m going to try to say this without crying — but thank you for everything that you’re doing because we get to sit here and be home with our families because you are out there doing the hard, hard, hard work," Bullock told Buencamino. "There is not a dinner and a grace that goes by without us sending you the love and appreciation and the gratitude that we as a family have because we are safe."
The Ocean's 8 actress also touched on one of the things she and Buencamino had in common — motherhood.
"And you as a mom, I know you’re scared, I know you’re scared on so many levels," Bullock said. "I bow down to you and your family, I say thank you. We’re just so very grateful for you and everyone that does what you do."
Pinkett Smith, 48, her daughter Willow and her mother Adrienne Banfield Norris also had their own surprise for Buencamino, saying they'd donate $50,000 to Adventist Health (White Memorial) Hospital as well as provide her and her family with a vacation of her choice once the pandemic died down. (Buencamino and her husband canceled her birthday trip last month.)
In early April, Randall, a photographer, shared a rare photo of Bullock on his private Instagram account while outside the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where their family also donated masks.
"Kids wanted to give masks. 6000 of them went to the warriors on the front lines in downtown LA," Randall wrote in the caption. "Thank you Olivia at #adventistwhitememorial. Thank you Ricardo at #childrenshospitallosangeles… Louis and Lailas note could not have said it better."
The photographer then cheekily added, "@masks.4.heros I’m not sure who that freak is in the background."
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