America's Sweetheart was having the best year of her professional life, winning an Oscar and, unbeknownst to us, becoming a mother for the first time, with the adoption of her New Orleans–born son, Louis, progressing. And then, just as she got that bald golden man in her hands, we learned that Sandra's husband, West Coast Choppers owner Jesse James, had been having a number of sordid affairs, including one with a fetish model named Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, who had some gross Nazi-ish tattoos. And the hits just kept on coming. It was all remarkably slimy. Sandra seems to be doing OK now. She divorced Jesse, got a restraining order against an old stalker and has an adorable new son. We're rooting for her. Dating Tips For Sandra Bullock
More from YourTango: Colin Farrell's Secret Relationship With Elizabeth Taylor?