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Sharon Stone: 'Surgeons are queuing up to nip and tuck me'

February 26th, 2014 3:10am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has resisted the urge to go under the knife despite the fact cosmetic surgeons are crying out to give her a nip and tuck.

The 56-year-old Basic Instinct star has never been tempted to enhance her features but admits there is a line of top doctors keen to work on her.

Stone tells America's Shape magazine, "I can't tell you how many plastic surgeons have tried to sell me a face-lift. That's not ethical, because the Hippocratic oath is to do no harm, and elective surgery can be harmful, and that's not cool."

However, Stone refuses to judge people who have gone under the knife: ...
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Sharon Stone suing Hollywood producer over Hemingway film

February 19th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is suing a Hollywood producer for money she was offered as part of a film deal that went sour.

The Basic Instinct star claims movie mogul Bob Yari asked her to falsify U.S. documents so she could film a new Ernest Hemingway biopic in Cuba - and when she turned him down he recast the role, and refused to hand over the $500,000 (GBP312,000) she claims she was promised.

According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ.com, the actress needed legal clearance to take the trip to Cuba and Yari asked her to lie to get the permission she needed, suggesting her travel plans were part of "a c...
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Sharon Stone was angered after seeing famous Basic Instinct scene for the first time

January 6th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone was left stunned when she watched her provocative leg-crossing scene in Basic Instinct for the first time with a theatre full of people.

The Casino star was initially reluctant to remove her underwear for the famous scene, but director Paul Verhoeven assured her that nothing would be seen.

However, when she watched the movie in the theatre, the actress was angered by how much was exposed.

She says, "When we did it, it was going to be an innuendo and the director said, 'We're seeing the white of your underwear, I need you to take them off.' And I'm like, 'I don't wa...
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Sharon Stone and Jon Favreau to be feted at Catalina Film Festival

September 15th, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone and actor/director Jon Favreau are set to be honoured at the 2013 Catalina Film Festival in California.

The Basic Instinct beauty will be feted with the Stanley Kramer 'Social Artist' Award for her philanthropy efforts on Wednesday (18Sep13) during the opening night festivities, while Iron Man filmmaker Favreau will be presented with the Charlie Chaplin ICON Award on Thursday (19Sep13).

They join fellow honouree Patricia Arquette, who will receive the Career Tribute Award at the event, while late director Tony Scott will be remembered with a special 20th anniversary screening...
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Sharon Stone left speechless by The Queen

August 7th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone was left tongue-tied when she met Queen Elizabeth II earlier this summer (13) because she was suddenly starstruck by the British royal.

The Basic Instinct star gave up a planned vacation in Israel with her eldest son to attend a polo match in Windsor, England and sit in the Queen's box.

She spent weeks perfecting her curtsy, but had no idea that meeting the monarch would leave her speechless on the day.

Stone explains, "I was so tongue-tied that once I finally managed to choke out, 'Your Majesty...' I realised I was actually looking at the Queen... and she's so lovely, and i...
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Michael Douglas To Front Cancer Awareness Crusade

May 16th, 2012 12:45pm EDT
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas has teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to raise awareness of the deadly disease.

The Basic Instinct star spent six months fighting throat cancer in 2010, undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.

He was given the all-clear last year and has now signed up to appear in a public service announcement (PSA) for the Oral Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to help those struck down with the disease.

In the PSA, which will debut in June, Douglas urges his fellow Americans to undergo annual screenings for oral cancer.

The charity's founder, B...
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Charlie Sheen Surprises His Attorney At Bar Association Event

April 19th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen surprised his high-powered Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer by giving a foul-mouthed speech in his honor at a prestigious bar association event this week.

Legal powerhouse Singer represented the actor in his multi-million dollar court battle with Warner Bros. bosses over his firing from hit sitcom Two and a Half Men last year, and Sheen returned the favor by appearing at the Beverly Hills Bar Association bash in California on Wednesday.

Sheen was a surprise speaker at the event, which crowned Singer entertainment lawyer of the year, and he roasted his pal with a series of exp...
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Joe Eszterhas Takes Mel Gibson Feud To The 'Today' Show

April 13th, 2012 2:27pm EDT
Joe Eszterhas
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas cut all personal ties with "violent" actor Mel Gibson after his fearful son began sleeping with a knife under his pillow during a joint family trip.

Eszterhas sparked a war of words with the actor/director earlier this week over claims Gibson made a series of anti-Semitic and unsavory remarks during a vacation in Costa Rica - allegations the movie star was quick to deny - and, on Friday, the Flashdance and Basic Instinct screenwriter broke his silence with an appearance on breakfast show Today - and confessed his bitter fight with the Braveheart star began after...
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Mel Gibson Responds To Joe Eszterhas' Anti-Semitic Accusations

April 12th, 2012 8:22am EDT
Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson has written an open letter to screenwriter Joe Eszterhas to insist the only reason he scrapped their movie collaboration was because the script wasn't up to standard.

The Braveheart legend teamed up with the Basic Instinct writer to work on an epic drama about Judah Maccabee, a Jew who led a revolt against the Seleucid Empire.

Their working relationship turned nasty in February after Eszterhas sent in the first draft of his script to Gibson, and was later told by Warner Bros. bosses that they would not be going ahead with the project - prompting him to lash out at the star in ...
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Sharon Stone To Seduce Tom Felton In 'Attachment'

March 15th, 2012 8:06am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is set to seduce Harry Potter star Tom Felton in upcoming sexual thriller Attachment.

The Basic Instinct actress will play a married teacher who has a passionate one-night stand with one of her students, who then begins to stalk her.

Felton, best known as the villainous Draco Malfoy in the boy wizard movies, will play the teenage antagonist, according to ComingSoon.net.

Production is scheduled to begin in the coming months.
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Sharon Stone To Play Cheating Wife In 'Attachment'

February 3rd, 2012 8:11am EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is returning to familiar film territory as a married woman who seduces a student in controversial director Tony Kaye's new movie.

The actress, who vamped it up on screen as Catherine Tramell in both Basic Instinct movies, will lead the cast of Attachment.

In the film, a one-night stand comes back to haunt her when the object of her affections becomes her daughter's boyfriend.

The film will start shooting in April, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Sharon Stone Launches Facebook Support Campaign For Returning Troops

November 16th, 2011 12:21pm EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has launched an online campaign urging her fellow Americans to welcome home military personnel when they return from war zones.

The Basic Instinct star created the Welcome Home Our Troops page on Facebook.com to serve as a community bulletin board for users to thank troops for their hard work.

Employers can even use the site to offer jobs to the thousands of veterans arriving back in the U.S. after completing their duties.

Stone is also calling on the country's biggest retailers to provide discounts for brave soldiers.

She says, "It's very important that people know tha...
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Sharon Stone Selling Her Beverly Hills Home After Intruder Confrontations

September 29th, 2011 8:48am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has put her Los Angeles home on the market following several brushes with intruders this year.

The Hollywood actress won a restraining order against Phillip Barnes this week after he was arrested outside her house last month. He allegedly launched into a bizarre rant claiming he fathered one of her adopted sons and has now been ordered to stay away from the star.

Stone previously obtained a restraining order against Bradly Gooden in March after he was found trespassing at her property, and earlier this month, she was spooked by a loud noise at the house and dialed 911 only ...
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Sharon Stone Ordered To Pay $232,000 To Injured Worker

July 14th, 2011 8:06am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has been ordered to pay $232,000 to a man who was injured on her property in 2006.

Peter Krause sued the Basic Instinct star in 2008, two years after he sustained a knee injury by falling through latticework and into a neighbor's yard while working on her house. Stone took to the stand this week to testify there was a fence in the spot where the plaintiff alleged the accident happened.

However, a jury ruled the Hollywood beauty was negligent for failing to have a fence sturdy enough to prevent Krause's fall.

Stone's lawyer told reporters outside court, "We're disappointed...
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Sharon Stone's Flashing & Jennifer Lopez's Bum Top List Of Most Paused Film Scenes

February 24th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Jennifer Lopez
Sharon Stone's provocative leg-crossing scene in "Basic Instinct" has topped a new poll to find the most paused movie moments.

The actress reveals she isn't wearing any underwear beneath her short skirt as she uncrosses her legs while being interrogated by cops in the 1992 thriller - a scene which was frozen by more than a third of fans in a poll by Lovefilm.com.

The X-rated moment put Stone ahead of runner-up Jennifer Lopez, who bared her butt in 2010 comedy "The Back-Up Plan," while third place went to a blooper in 1977 hit "Star Wars," when a Stormtrooper hits his head on a ceiling.

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Lindsay Lohan Dressed to Kill for Court Hearing; Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charge

February 9th, 2011 11:42pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan dressed to kill for her court appearance on Wednesday afternoon.

The Mean Girls star showed up to the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles in black sunglasses & black high heels and rocking a figure hugging white dress that reminds us of a particular Sharon Stone scene in Basic Instinct. You know the one we mean.

Lindsay was formally charged with felony grand theft after being acused of stealing a $2500 necklace from a Venice, Calif. jewelry store.

Just hours later Lindsay entered a plea of not guilty to Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz, who handed Lindsay a stern warnin...
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Sharon Stone Takes It Off At Hair Salon

February 1st, 2011 12:15pm EST
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has shown she still has a saucy side by stripping to her bra during a trip to a hair salon.

The actress, who famously peeled off for scenes in "Basic Instinct" and "Sliver," proved she is still not shy about her body by removing her jumper at the salon in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday.

Stone visited Point de Vue to have her locks trimmed, but was photographed in just a bra top and trousers before putting on a blue robe for her restyle.
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Sharon Stone Is Looking Good At 52 In A Slinky, Shimmering Dress

August 29th, 2010 9:10am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone was all smiles after leaving a Los Angeles salon with new hair extensions on Tuesday. The actress wore a shimmery blue-gray dress and leather sandals and carried a large red handbag.

Movie executives are reportedly making plans for a new "Police Academy" film and have asked Stone, Kim Cattrall and Steve Guttenberg to reprise their roles. However, Bobcat Goldthwait, who shot to fame playing zany Zed in the comedy, wants to see fresh actors suiting up to enroll in the film.

Another popular Sharon Stone film is also being remade: "Total Recall." Columbia Pictures secured the r...
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2010 Summer Movies Are Bad, But Past Years Have Been Worse (Video)

July 28th, 2010 11:15am EDT
Inception
As usual, the lineup for summer movies this year was star-studded and full of sequels. However, most of them have been critically panned and - even worse - they are not racking up ticket sales. Still, there have been far worse summer selections.

In an interesting pattern, it seems every 9 years there is a "stinker" summer movie slate. In 2001, our summer selections looked like this: A Knight's Tale, Pearl Harbor, Scary Movie 2, Planet of the Apes, The Mummy Returns, Swordfish, Dr. Dolittle 2, Rush Hour 2, Tomb Raider, Jurassic Park III, and Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Yikes!

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Sharon Stone's 'Trout Pout'

May 18th, 2010 8:49pm EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone regrets going under the knife for a lip plump during a moment of weakness, insisting plastic surgery isn't for her.

The "Basic Instinct" star admits she felt so low and lonely after her 2004 divorce from publisher Phil Bronstein, she turned to cosmetic help in a bid to feel better about herself.

But the results were disastrous.

She tells More magazine, "(I thought) nobody loved me - 'I'm 103. My life would be better if I had better lips."

Afterwards, she had a "what the hell?" moment when she stared at her plumped-up lips in the mirror - and was left horrified when lip glos...
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Sharon Stone: 'My Love Life Is Like The Mojave Desert'

May 18th, 2010 11:37am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has likened her love life to California's barren Mojave desert - despite having a string of toy-boys begging her for dates.

The Basic Instinct beauty has been mainly single in recent years, following the end of her third marriage to Phil Bronstein in 2004. And the 52 year old jokes that her romantic life is like a desert landscape - dried up.

She tells More magazine, "Life and love is like the ocean. Sometimes the tide is in and sometimes the tide is out, and sometimes it's like the frigging Mojave. Where's the tide now? For me? Mojave! Fortunately, I like the desert. I'm a...
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Sharon Stone Defends Her Topless Photo Shoot

August 25th, 2009 11:42am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone has defended her right to pose topless in a racy spread at the age of 51, insisting it's not just youthful actresses who should be allowed to strip off.

The Basic Instinct star has bared all for the cover of French fashion bible Paris Match, sporting nothing but bondage heels and underwear for the provocative shoot.

And the actress remains adamant she has every right to show off her body without facing harsh criticism about her age.

She tells the magazine, "Is there an age when you're supposed to refrain from doing some things like showing your body? If someone is s...
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Movie Remakes & Recastings We Hope To Never See

June 8th, 2009 9:40am EDT
Mary Poppins
In the wake of the current brain-draining drive to remake just about everything Hollywood has ever had to offer, there are some films that are so sacred they should never be touched. This is a blatant retort to the deluge of watered down franchises, remakes, medium changes, etc. It ranges in levels of snark from low to apocalyptic strength.

My frustration with this extremely long trend came to a fever pitch after watching the Obsessed trailer. Anyone even peripherally familiar with Fatal Attraction could easily catch the obvious, racially spurred recasting of a classic film.

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Sharon Stone Wells Up During Her Richardson Tribute

May 22nd, 2009 12:01pm EDT
Sharon Stone
Hollywood star Sharon Stone fought back tears as she paid tribute to her late friend and "angel" Natasha Richardson on Thursday at a charity AIDS event at the Cannes Film Festival.

British actress and fundraiser in the south of France, held by non-profit organization amfAR.

An emotional Stone told the audience, "This year we lost an angel from our amfAR family. It was one of those random events that leaves you in a state of shock and profound grief. In March, the funny, graceful Natasha Richardson was taken from us. People say, 'Oh, she can't really have been that great or grac...
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Sharon Stone To Launch Writing Career

March 2nd, 2009 9:50am EST
Sharon Stone
Hollywood actress Sharon Stone is eyeing a career as an author after writing a collection of short stories.

The Casino star is reportedly looking for a publishing deal to have her work released. Stone insists her tales are not autobiographical or about the movie industry, but are instead a set of mystery "thrillers", according to Fox News.

Stone played the role of a murderous novelist in her famous turn in 1992's Basic Instinct. She revived the role of Catherine Tramell for a sequel in 2006.

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Top 10 Date Movies That Aren't Romantic Comedies

February 10th, 2009 10:19am EST
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Every Valentine's Day the same question is heard all over the country: "What am I going to do for my sweetie?" Too often guys are stuck watching the typical romantic comedy and subjected to the four-hour wait at the over-priced restaurant. In this new economy people are looking for alternatives to the typical Valentine's celebration. This year tell that special someone you care by making dinner at home and renting one of these great date movies, that aren't romantic comedies. They will satisfy both of you and get you in the mood for dessert, each other, served with whipped cream on top.

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Sharon Stone On The Hunt For Dev Patel

February 10th, 2009 10:01am EST
Dev Patel
Sharon Stone is on the lookout for a new toyboy - the Hollywood actress made a play for Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards on Sunday.

Stone, 50, reportedly dated 24-year-old Chase Dreyfous last year before their relationship cooled.

And Stone proved she is keen on another young man - after the Basic Instinct star flirted with newcomer Patel, 18, on the red carpet at the prestigious film event.

He says, "Sharon's great, she's been flirting with me all night. She was chasing me around earlier, slapping me. Sharon Stone! ...
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Emma Thompson Went Commando On DeGeneres' Talk Show

November 13th, 2008 10:46am EST
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson has mixed emotions whenever she visits pal Ellen DeGeneres' chat show because she once appeared on the program without her panties.

The bubbly Brit decided her tight-fitting Zac Posen dress would show pantylines, so she ditched them - only to find out later she was expected to take part in a pole-dancing skit.

In her first trip back to the daytime show, on Wednesday, since she went commando on TV, the Oscar winner revealed, "I was quite scared that it was going to be a sort of Basic Instinct only without the really good lighting... (It was) a tiny bit of a worry."

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Sharon Stone Threatened With Lawsuit By Earthquake Victims

July 30th, 2008 11:47am EDT
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone is facing a $1 billion lawsuit from the victims of China's recent earthquake after she controversially blamed the disaster on "karma".

The Basic Instinct star provoked outrage with her comments at the Cannes Film Festival in May, linking the death of more than 67,000 victims of the natural disaster to China's treatment of Tibetans. Stone apologized, but a New York lawyer isn't satisfied and has rallied more than 1,000 survivors and victims' relatives to serve Stone with legal documents, demanding a further apology and threatening to sue.

Attorney Ming Hai says: "For...
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Fifteen Flicks to Avoid on Family Movie Night

May 21st, 2008 3:01pm EDT
Jackass
Picture this: There's nothing on network so Mom or Pop finds a movie on a premium channel or slides in a DVD from the local video store. Everything's fine until two actors start a simulated bump-n-grind in 53 unavoidable inches of high def skin on parade.

The room gets quiet. Your face gets hot. You do your best not to look at anyone else while your insides curdle and you long to be anywhere but in that room. Sound familiar? Whether your 15 or 50, watching certain subject matter with your elders can equal sheer mortification; with that in mind, we've compiled a list of twenty films too a...
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