NEW DETAILS: SANDRA BULLOCK files for divorce and has adopted a baby boy. PLUS: SEE THE DIVORCE PAPERS HERE!

In an interview with Oscar winner, People magazine reports that she has filed for divorce from serial cheater Jesse James and is adopting a 3 1/2 month old baby from New Orleans, Louis Bardo Bullock.

Sandy said she began the adoption process four years ago and Louis has been living with her since January.

"It’s like he’s always been a part of our lives," Sandra divulged.

The plans had been kept top secret with only close family members including James’ three children in the loop.

The announcement was be made in March but that all changed in the wake of her Oscar win and the "Bombshell" heard around the world.

Sandy plans to raise Louis as a single mom now, haing filed for divorce April 23 in Travis County Court in Austin, Texas.  She was able to keep the news secret by filing under her and Jesse’s initials spelled backwards.

Later, soon-to-be-ex Jesse James said,  " The decision to let my wife end our marriage, and continue the adoption of Louis on her own, has been the hardest."