Sharon Stone Shares How 'Basic Instinct' Changed Her Life For The Better

Dani Sanders
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Breaking news! Sharon Stone has just made a jaw-dropping revelation about the transformative effect of the iconic film, Basic Instinct, on her life. In an exclusive interview, the legendary actress candidly spilled the beans on how this blockbuster thriller helped her overcome a tumultuous custody battle and ultimately led to a life-changing shift in perspective. Read on for all the juicy details!


A Game-Changer

Stone called Basic Instinct a "game-changer" in her life and career, citing how it helped her prove her fitness as a mother during her custody battle.

A Difficult Time

Stone's custody battle with her ex-husband Phil Bronstein was difficult for the actress, but she credits the movie with giving her the strength to fight for her children.

Fighting for Her Kids

Stone fought to have full custody of her son Roan, who was just a toddler at the time, and the actress credits the film's success with helping her win the case.

The Power of Perception

According to Stone, the success of Basic Instinct helped change the public's perception of her, which she believes was a key factor in winning her custody battle.

A Controversial Role

Stone's role as the seductive Catherine Tramell in Basic Instinct was controversial then, but the actress believes it ultimately helped her career.

Pushing Boundaries

Stone has never shied away from controversial roles, and Basic Instinct was just one example of how the actress has pushed boundaries throughout her career.

Embracing Her Sexuality

Stone has also been vocal about embracing her sexuality and using it to her advantage in her career.

A New Perspective

Looking back on her career, Stone says that Basic Instinct gave her a new perspective on the power of her sexuality and helped her see it as a tool for success. She feels more empowered after having taken this role, and there has been a lot of progress in both her personal and professional life.

A Trailblazer

Stone has often been cited as a trailblazer for women in Hollywood, and her role in Basic Instinct helped pave the way for other actresses to take on more complex and controversial roles.


Breaking Barriers

Stone has also broken barriers in other areas, such as being one of the first actresses to speak out about the gender pay gap in Hollywood.

An Inspiration

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Stone's advocacy for gender equality has inspired many other actresses to speak out and fight for equal pay and opportunities in the industry.

Reflecting on Her Career

In her memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, Stone reflects on her career and challenges as a woman in Hollywood.

A Personal Journey

The book is also a personal journey for Stone, who shares her traumatic experiences and healing journey.

Empowering Women

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Through her work and advocacy, stone has become an empowering figure for women worldwide.

Using Her Platform

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The actress has used her platform to advocate for causes she believes in, such as HIV/AIDS awareness and research.

A Voice for Change

Stone has also been a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and shared her experiences with depression and anxiety.

A Role Model

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Stone's advocacy work and willingness to speak out about important issues have made her a role model for women of all ages.

Still Going Strong

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At 63 years old, Stone shows no signs of slowing down and continues to be a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood and beyond. She is a living example that age is just a number.

A Lasting Legacy

Stone has left a lasting legacy through her work and advocacy and has inspired countless women to speak out, fight for their rights, and live their best lives.