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Tuesday, 20 March, 2001, 11:25 GMT
Sandra Bullock's première trip
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock stars as an FBI agent in Miss Congeniality
Hollywood star Sandra Bullock tripped as she arrived at the UK première of her new film on Monday night, mirroring her performance as a clumsy cop in the movie.

The actress plays an FBI agent in Miss Congeniality who is prone to tripping over.

Sandra Bullock
True to form: Bullock trips as she arrives at the première
"Did you see the entrance I made?" she said after falling.

The star herself admits to being quite unsteady on her feet: "It's something I do naturally in real life, so I just use what I know.

"I fall a lot and I do it well."

Walkabout

Miss Bullock treated fans to a five-minute walkabout before attending the screening.

Guests at the première included Five star Ritchie Neville, accompanied by his new girlfriend, model Lucy Clarkson.

Also at the première were former England rugby captain Will Carling and his wife Lisa, model Emma Noble and her husband James Major and TV presenter Claudia Winkleman.

Bullock stars alongside Sir Michael Caine, William Shatner and Benjamin Bratt in the comedy Miss Congeniality.

The film has grossed more than £60m at the US box office.

Sandra Bullock is the producer as well as the star of the movie, which has earned mix reviews.

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