Proud mom Sandra Bullock is beaming about her recently finalized adoption of her infant son, Louis. "Everything works out the way the universe wants it to work out, " she tells Today's Matt Lauer in an interview set to air on NBC on Tuesday. The Oscar-winning actress opened up about the adoption process during the interview, which was conducted at the Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans, where the Oscar-winning actress recently helped fund a health clinic. "It was a long, long process, but it's that way for a very important reason; I did not circumvent," she says. "I wanted to do everything exactly the same way everyone else did. He was always mine, you know. It wasn't like I felt like someone was going to take him away. But it was nice to have someone say, 'I think you're a fit parent.'"
Describing her New Orleans-born son as a "little Cajun cookie," Sandra says she had no preference as to what race or sex the baby was. "We had always said that it didn't matter where the child came from. If they had issues that were medical issues, we didn't care. It's like the child that needed us in the home is the child that's going to be placed," Sandra explains. "And I didn't think it would be a boy. We don't have any boys in our family. Boy, is everyone really happy about that. So, he's like the crown prince. You know, it's nothing but girls in our family. I mean, my cousin in Germany has one son — [otherwise,] no boys. Can you imagine how miserable our father is? I mean, every pet was female. But it was just the hierarchy that needed to be broken."