Thirty years later Sharon Stone still has a lot to say
Sharon Stone’s leg-crossing in »Basic Instinct» is still talking thirty years after its premiere. (SOURCE: EUROPA PRESS)
The actress has denounced that her leg crossing affected her personally
The actress has denounced that, because of that famous scene, and the rest of the much more racy sequences she starred in the film, she has had numerous personal problems throughout her life.
The actress lost custody of her son
Among them, she says, was the loss of custody of her son Roan.
The actress suffered the consequences for some harmless scenes
The interpreter adopted Roan in 2000 with her then husband Phil Bronstein. In 2004 the two separated, and it was he who got custody of the little boy.
The actress has confessed in the podcast »Table for Two»
As Stone recounted in an interview with the »Table for Two» podcast, the judge’s decision was motivated, among other things, by his role in the 1992 film.
The type of mother she was was prejudged
«I lost custody of my son. The judge asked my son, my little boy: ‘Do you know that your mother makes sex films? As a kind of abuse by the system, considering what kind of mother she was for having made that movie,» reveals Sharon Stone, who admits that this was a hard blow for her.
The actress faced health problems
«I was admitted to the Mayo Clinic with ventricular extrasystole in the upper and lower chambers of my heart. It broke my heart. It literally broke my heart,» he confesses, while noting how everything has changed since then.
Things are different now
«Now people walk around with no clothes on TV, but you saw like a sixteenth of a second of my possible nudity, and I lost custody of my son. Are you kidding me?» criticizes Stone about the way she was judged.
Sharon Stone did not have it easy
Aside from the problems with her ex-husband over their common child, the actress also says that at a professional level, things were not easy for her either.
Actress has bad memories of the Golden Globes
She gives the Golden Globes that year as an example, stating that her nomination only served to make people laugh at her.
Stone felt humiliated
«It was horrible. I was humiliated. Does no one have any idea how hard it was to play that role? How heartbreaking it was? How terrifying? Trying to do this complex movie that broke all the molds, that everybody was protesting against, and all the pressure? I auditioned for it for nine months. They offered it to 13 other people. And now you’re laughing at me. I just wanted to put myself in a hole,» Stone said.