Sandra Bullock's Supermodel Photo Phobia

03/13/2007 at 01:45 PM ET

Even mega-stars get nervous about getting their photo taken — especially with supermodels! Sandra Bullock co-stars with willowy Amber Valletta in her new movie Premonition, opening on Friday, and at the L.A. premiere last night, Sandra jokingly balked at having their photo taken together. A mock-reluctant Sandra said, “Yeah, just what I want to do, have my picture taken standing next to a beautiful supermodel.” Amber pouted and responded,”Hey. I’m an actress now.” Sandra caved and the two posed together (quite well, we think), and then after the shots, she told PEOPLE, “They know how to stand right, and I always end up looking like a linebacker.” Amber ended up returning the photo favor by pointing out an amethyst that dropped out of Sandra’s beautiful bracelet. “This is the jewel that just fell out of my bracelet,” Sandra said as her publicist handed it back to her, “the one that I twisted and said ‘This might fall off.’ And then I said ‘Oh, it’s not going to fall off. Stop being paranoid.” So much for premonitions.

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Ashley on

I think Sandra is lovely – possibly better looking than Amy in this picture.

I am very excited to see her new movie – looks like it will be a good one!

May on

I am sorry but Sandra Bullock looks a lot better than Amber Valleta.

j on

sandra–you look just as gorgeous as amber here. even better really!! no worries. :)

Elda on

These two women are just (natural) beautiful!!!

vozbelle on

I think they both look nice but Sandra has on much more makeup than Amber. Amber’s skin looks very nice, natural beauty shinning through without all the heavy makeup.

christmas on

Put a supermodel next to a beautiful slim girl who is not a supermodel and the only difference you’ll see is the HEIGHT. Supermodels are just TALL beautiful women. A certain percentage of women in this world are socially beautiful( What I mean by that is beautiful by the barbieish standard that many cultures revere). The average height for a woman is 5’4″ so when modeling agencies only accept women that are at least 5’7″ and often you have to be 5’9″ to 5’10” the majority of sociallly beautiful girls are left out and are not able to model. I know many girls who are just as or more beautiful than supermodels, (they have stunning faces and gorgeous toned and well proportioned bodies)they’re just 5″5″ not 5’10″! The prettiest girls that I know and that guys drool all over were usually of average height. The modeling world is a tiny slice of human beauty and their height standard is quite idiotic. Which is why(as many models have complained) actresses and singers have been given their magazine covers, their spokesmodel gigs etc…) And many of those gorgeous celebs could never be models simply because they aren’t tall enough. IT”S RIDICULOUS!!! In essence height has very little to do with beauty, but in the modeling world it’s paramount. Ask any person to list the qualities of beauty and they won’t even mention height.

Laura on

I think Sandra always looks great, but it is great to hear “big” stars saying that they get nervous in the public eye too!

Sandra is my idol!

Jackson on

I love Sandra Bullock! She is so funny and so natural! She’s the All-American girl!

j on

christmas: you are SO right w/everything you said! unfortunately for them, models are just ‘hangers for clothes’–a large portion of the nameless runway models aren’t even attractive. their height/weight (ONLY) make them employable. i wish it were different, but sadly i don’t think it’ll ever change. i wish i were taller, (i’m almost 5’6”) but love it when ‘average’ girls like me ARE featured on magazines rather than the minority stick thin models! advertising and marketing products should be geared more towards US.

Linda on

Of all the people in Hollywood, I’d most like to be friends with Sandra Bullock. She is so beautiful, generous and genuine. And she has talent to spare. Her friends and family are lucky to have her. She knocks the socks off of Amber. If I looked half as good as Sandra, I’d consider myself lucky. She has great taste in men as well. Jesse is HOT!

KC on

Sandra looked great, but who does she think is stealing all the model’s cover gigs for major. magazines….ACTRESSES! The Actress is the new model. I mean seriously when is the last time you have seen Amber Valletta on the cover of any Vouge, Marie Claire, Bazzar…….

rachel b. on

Absolutely Stunning and Sandra is a natural true beauty queen.

Mary on

Christmas is right. Supermodels are merely tall beautiful women, but clothing looks better on them. Even so, I don’t find certain models attractive at all (too skinny, too ugly, etc).

At any rate, both of these women are beautiful.

Mary on

j: I wish I were taller too (I’m 5’6″). There needs to be more Asian models out there!

Doroty on

Sadra looks amazing and I lobe her fashion style of late.Does anybody sees some kind of similarity between Amber and Cameron Diaz ????
On behalf of me and one of my best frined I send a big THANK YOU to christmas-we both did some fotomodeling but because of our heights we could never go into seroius runway modeling or earn seroius money :)No regrest though.

jennifer l. on

Sandra is just beautiful all around.

saylor on

i think amber looks great too. ppl that say sandra looks better, i don’t think so. being tall is a great thing. although, i agree when you say that that may be one of the only differences between being a big time runway model and being a normal person or even a celeb. amber carries herself well and you can tell she knows what she’s doing by the way she tilts her head, stands, etc. sandra is also gorgeous and talented though :)

Elsa on

Ms. Bullock looks astounding…no need for her to worry.

As for her makeup, no two women should wear their makeup exactly the same way, since no two women have exactly the same features. Ms. Bullock is (sorry, hon) not precisely a spring chicken, and therefore might need a bit more coverage. All in all, I think her makeup is lovely, although, I might have toned down the blush a bit.

Anyhow, her dress is incredible, her hair looks wonderfully sexy, and she is rocking the look. Love her sculpted arms! She is still my only celebrity idol.

Kim on

Christmas, you have to admit that some jawdropping creation looks much more noticeable on a tall lanky gal rather than a short squatty one, people notice tall women when they enter a room because they stand above the crowd, it doesn’t mean short people can’t be beautiful, it just means designers want their clothes on women who visually command attention.

NIght on

Sandra has nothing to worry about. She is breathtaking. I am not sure who the other woman is, but she has nothing over Sandra.

Irene on

I love Sandra Bullock! She is so down to earth and seems like a great person in real life. She is also gorgeous. They’re both beautiful in their own way.

enigma on

Well, I am with christmas on this one!! I also feel both women, Sandra and Amber, are beautiful in their own right!!!

It truly is ashame that the fashion industry’s “standards” of height consider women under 5’7″ not to be beautiful (enough)! I have met and seen plenty of women who are 5’6″ or 5’4″ or shorter. I find myself wishing I was just as beautiful as they are and I am almost 6ft, I have long legs and long arms (the fashion industys standards). And, it’s also ashame and disappointing at times, that over the centuries and today as well that BEAUTY has been such an OBESSION. Taking an educated guess (here), perhaps humans have consider beauty in women to be a rare thing like diamonds or gold hence, the reason why it’s so coveted….?

But really, the “standards” of what physical beauty is in women, is so ARBITRARY and so SUPERFICIAL, that it makes the actaul practice of these “standards” a rather ugly and unhealthy human trait! There is so much more meaning and philosophy to life than that. I am glad there are women in the public’s eye like Scarlet Johanson, Beyonce, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Hudson, Helena Boham-Carter, who don’t fit the critera of “standards in beauty”. They are round, short, and different…but, they are beautiful women!

Anyway, being tall (outside the modeling industry) can be a major drag because finding the right clothes that fit nicely and that are a decent price is a QUEST!!

SO, to those who wish they were taller, be happy you are not faced with hassel of having to spend extra time and $$$$ just to go shopping for the right clothes….the choices become really limited (especially) if, your bank account isn’t as tall as you! So, just a tid bit of advice, be careful what you wish for…okay.

Yeah, the fashion designers only make clothes for their tall models but, and NOT for the women out there who are not models. Which I never understood the logic in that!?!

Anyway, no offense to anyone and excuse my long comment!

Cheers and Enjoy who you are!

BR on

it looks like the top of Amber’s dress is on the verge of exposing too much.
i do like Sandra Bullock, she seems down to earth and natural brunettes rock.

christmas on

To J, Mary and enigma thank you very much I am so glad that other people agree. I am sure that you do not base your beauty on your height and that you shine individually for many different reasons. I also agree Mary, there should be much more racial diversity in modelling and in all media, it is a constant disappoinment to turn on the television and see so little diversity.

To Kim, I think that all heights on women can be lovely. Since 5’4″ is the average female height than 5’5″ or 5’6″ is not squatty or short, it’s above average. Also celebs are known to give themselves a 2″ bump in height so many celebs are actually around average height (check out the website celebheights).It really depends on the person if they command a huge amount of attention and different clothes look best on different body types. Many women have the physique of a supermodel just in a smaller package.

I have friends who are taller (5’8″ and up) and friends who are more around the average height. They are all pretty, some model but the one who commans the most attention is 5’5″. She has the most outstandinly long legs and she looks like a brunette exotic barbie. The point is height does not equate to beauty. It is not height that makes a woman beautiful, it is a woman that makes her height beautiful. Short, tall, or average beauty is in all things big or small. A diamond can be tiny and can command just as much attention as a mountain.

I do not support any industry or group that is exclusionary based on prejudicial details, it is simply unhealthy for society.

what on

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Of all people I’ve ever seen in the media I think Halle Berry looks the best in clothing and she’s not tall at all. so height is not necessary to look amazing in clothing!

The modelling industry could totally expand and add sections for average and petite women and then the super tall models could be there for … you guessed it… super tall women. If the modelling industry were that way then you’d see how diverse BEAUTY is.

Why should an industry as gigantic as the clothing industry(what we cover our naked bodies with, something all people use) be based on using such a small section of society for advertisement and promotion. It’s not logical.

I have no use for anything that makes women think they are superior for something they inherited genetically.

christmas on

OOPS, I forgot to say a big THANK YOU to Doroty and your best friend. It’s good that you have no regrets and it’s their loss!

holly on

Sorry, Amber looks underfed. Sandra looks great, no competiton there!

Alice on

Amber doesn’t even look any thinner than Sandra, she is just taller. She doesn’t look “underfed”.

Kristyn on

Well sandy tried to model actually…but she didnt want to conform to what they wanted her to do. She takes such beautiful pictures! she looks great no matter who she stands next to!

Laia on

Sandra bullock ! is perfect! she is funny, she is nice, she is beauty, she is a great actres! she is great , she is fantastic she is incredible, she is all tinhigs in the world! she is the best!

Alyssa on

Sandra shoudn’t feel bad posing next to supermodels, because she looks a whole lot better than this one.

Dodie Mendoza on

I idolized Sandra because she is just so natural and no ego even though she is a well known face in Holywood. I think she would be a great model for such names as Paris, Lindsay, Britney who are famous for being infamous.

Carole on

I think that Sandra is really more beautiful than the woman next to her

Katelyn on

well sandra look beaUTIFUL her new movie is amazing you all have to go and see it for youself

Sandra Bullock on

There Are Only One Life !

It is O.K. you won !

A little bit fighting after that you can do it like: Marine: J-o-h-n C-e-n-a: Transporter: J-a-s-o-n B-o-u-r-n-e:…..: Mikey Rourke: short: but is O.K.: Warqueen: Never Let You Down it is like The Yearling: The Messengers: The Black Cat: Narnia: Gone With The Wind: SANDRA BULLOCK: movie: with: Mikey Rourke: you are the wife of him and he thought you had an affair with the people: Mark Wahlberg: Nicolas Cage: George Clooney: John Travolta: Pierce Brosnan: Kevin Bacon: Clint Eastwood (as producer too): he killed you: the story is like: The Black Cat: Fear Itself: Dark Memories: he is living alone in a place like: The Yearliing: he is like in vision: The Black Cat: is a professor and like: Leonardo Da Vinci: he found a girl a little girl: like: The Yearling: she grows up fast like: Legend Of The Deep: The Water Horse: and possible to be an Allien: and is like the girl in Shiver: a fighting girl: your childrens are the crew of: Narnia: and a friend of family: Jayden Smith: a Nanny: Melissa Jones: hair like: don´t need a man: Lara Croft: acting: Rumer Willis: Daveigh Chase: Katherine Schwarzenegger: Lorraine Nicholson: Liliane Sobieski: Tyra Banks: Victoria Silvstedt: Alicia Keys: Alanis Morissette: Beyonce Knowles: Ashley Roberts: ….. : Kirsten Stewart: Miley Cyrus: Michael Jackson is like the creature on: The Messengers: from the wall and a little bit more appearing: and: Mia Farrow: Faye Dunnaway: Sigourney Weaver: Melissa Gilbert: the little girls fast grow up is: Angelina Jolie: fighting Shiver girl: at the end of the movie the not affair people come to him a want to kill: but there is a: Warqueen: Never Let You Down: she hurts them and protects him form the guys: like: The Black Cat: you can take every story to combinate with this story: every script: Sam Raimi: and: as producers too: Clint Eastwood: and: Steven Spielberg: it is like: The Messengers: The Yearling: Grudge:…..: not to be scared must to be for famillies: What Lies Beneath: no naked and no kissing scences: acting and appearing five seconds enough: Clint Eastwood five seconds enought too: do what you like but do it right: there are only one life: concentration try to realise in three days: now you know: Sam Raimi: 1 %: he is living alone on the farm: like: The Black Cat: camera: dvd: poster: widescreen: Gone With The Wind: You should better to know: Narnia: has any oscar chances: now you know: do it more much better and enjoy the price: www. you tube com. de, brodcast yourself, seach for: The Yearling: Trailer: North To Alaska: I Walk Alone: girl you know it´s true !

Sandra Bullock on

There are only one life it is O.K. you won !

A little bit fighting after that you can do it like: Marine: J-o-h-n C-e-n-a: Transporter: J-a-s-o-n B-o-u-r-n-e:…..: Mikey Rourke: short: but is O.K.: Warqueen: Never Let You Down it is like The Yearling: The Messengers: The Black Cat: Narnia: Gone With The Wind: SANDRA BULLOCK: movie: with: Mikey Rourke: you are the wife of him and he thought you had an affair with the people: Mark Wahlberg: Nicolas Cage: George Clooney: John Travolta: Pierce Brosnan: Kevin Bacon: Clint Eastwood (as producer too): he killed you: the story is like: The Black Cat: Fear Itself: Dark Memories: he is living alone in a place like: The Yearliing: he is like in vision: The Black Cat: is a professor and like: Leonardo Da Vinci: he found a girl a little girl: like: The Yearling: she grows up fast like: Legend Of The Deep: The Water Horse: and possible to be an Allien: and is like the girl in Shiver: a fighting girl: your childrens are the crew of: Narnia: and a friend of family: Jayden Smith: a Nanny: Melissa Jones: hair like: don´t need a man: Lara Croft: acting: Rumer Willis: Daveigh Chase: Katherine Schwarzenegger: Lorraine Nicholson: Liliane Sobieski: Tyra Banks: Victoria Silvstedt: Alicia Keys: Alanis Morissette: Beyonce Knowles: Ashley Roberts: ….. : Kirsten Stewart: Miley Cyrus: Michael Jackson is like the creature on: The Messengers: from the wall and a little bit more appearing: and: Mia Farrow: Faye Dunnaway: Sigourney Weaver: Melissa Gilbert: the little girls fast grow up is: Angelina Jolie: fighting Shiver girl: at the end of the movie the not affair people come to him a want to kill: but there is a: Warqueen: Never Let You Down: she hurts them and protects him form the guys: like: The Black Cat: you can take every story to combinate with this story: every script: Sam Raimi: and: as producers too: Clint Eastwood: and: Steven Spielberg: it is like: The Messengers: The Yearling: Grudge:…..: not to be scared must to be for famillies: What Lies Beneath: no naked and no kissing scences: acting and appearing five seconds enough: Clint Eastwood five seconds enought too: do what you like but do it right: there are only one life: concentration try to realise in three days: now you know: Sam Raimi: 1 %: he is living alone on the farm: like: The Black Cat: camera: dvd: poster: widescreen: Gone With The Wind: You should better to know: Narnia: has any oscar chances: now you know: do it more much better and enjoy the price: www. you tube com. de, brodcast yourself, seach for: The Yearling: Trailer: North To Alaska: I Walk Alone: girl you know it´s true !

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