Celebrity Gossip: Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon, Thomas Ravenel and More!

SANDRA BULLOCK OPENS UP ABOUT MOTHERHOOD: Sandra Bullock is opening up about her path to motherhood in a new interview with Hoda Kotb on Today. The Ocean’s 8 star adopted Laila, 5, and Louis, 8, and revealed that Hurricane Katrina actually moved her down the road to adoption in 2010. “I did think, ‘Maybe not.’ Then [Hurricane] Katrina happened. I’m going to cry,” said a teary-eyed Bullock. “Katrina happened in New Orleans and something told me, ‘My child is there.’ It was weird.” The 53-year-old added, “The beautiful thing that I was constantly told was, ‘The perfect child will find you. You will find your child.’ But you don’t believe that when it’s not happening. When you’re going, ‘Where is my family?’ When it does happen, you know exactly what they’re talking about.” She said that her son was the one who actually inspired her to adopt her daughter when he was 3. (People— Click our Twitter or Facebook buttons to share this link!

REESE WITHERSPOON HAS PLANS FOR LEGALLY BLONDE III: Reese Witherspoon is near a deal with MGM on a third Legally Blonde movie. The first was an epic success, the sequel, not so much. The third “will be much in the spirit of the first film,” focusing on “female empowerment,” Deadline reports. 

THOMAS RAVENEL HAS NOT BEEN FIRED FROM SOUTHERN CHARM? It looks like Thomas Ravenel has not been given the boot from his show, despite reports to the contrary just a few weeks ago. People reports that the 55-year-old is still onboard Bravo’s hit Southern Charm. “No decision has been made yet and the investigation is still ongoing,” a source close to the network says. Ravenel has played a key role in the show, as has his tumultuous relationship with ex Kathryn Dennis and their two children. In May, he was accused of sexual assault by his nanny Dawn, who appeared on the show, and a real estate agent, who said she assaulted him after a brief date in 2015. Ravenel has denied the alegations. 

SURI CRUISE HITS THE HAMPTONS: Suri Cruise hit DuJour magazine’s annual summer in the Hamptons kickoff party at Gurney’s Montauk Yacht Club. But mom Katie Holmes wasn’t anywhere to be seen, according to Page Six. The 12-year-old attended with kids who have starred on MasterChef Junior and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. She was reportedly thrilled to meet cover star Dakota Fanning.