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Sharon Stone Was Once Asked to Sleep with a Terrible Actor to Create 'Onscreen Chemistry'

By Dustin Rowles | Celebrity | March 26, 2021 |

By Dustin Rowles | Celebrity | March 26, 2021 |


Sharon Stone is out promoting her memoir, The Beauty of Living Twice, out March 30th, and has given Vanity Fair an excerpt, which includes the truth behind her famous Basic Instinct shot. She said she had been called into an office with a host of agents and lawyers to see the scene for the first time, “long after I’d been told, ‘We can’t see anything—I just need you to remove your panties, as the white is reflecting the light, so we know you have panties on.’ Yes, there have been many points of view on this topic, but since I’m the one with the vagina in question, let me say: The other points of view are bullshit.”

Stone also details an encounter with an unnamed producer who pressured her to sleep with an unnamed bad actor on an unnamed movie, although it doesn’t take Einstein to figure it out.

I had a producer bring me to his office, where he had malted milk balls in a little milk-carton-type container under his arm with the spout open. He walked back and forth in his office with the balls falling out of the spout and rolling all over the wood floor as he explained to me why I should fuck my costar so that we could have onscreen chemistry. Why, in his day, he made love to Ava Gardner onscreen and it was so sensational! Now just the creepy thought of him in the same room with Ava Gardner gave me pause. Then I realized that she also had to put up with him and pretend that he was in any way interesting.

I watched the chocolate balls rolling around, thinking, You guys insisted on this actor when he couldn’t get one whole scene out in the test…. Now you think if I fuck him, he will become a fine actor? Nobody’s that good in bed. I felt they could have just hired a costar with talent, someone who could deliver a scene and remember his lines. I also felt they could fuck him themselves and leave me out of it. It was my job to act and I said so.

This was not a popular response. I was considered difficult.

The New York Post reached out to William Baldwin, Stone’s Sliver co-star, for comment, but got no response. The producer on that film, however, was the late Robert Evans, who once co-starred with Ava Gardner. Also, William Baldwin is a terrible actor, though Stone stops short of calling out the unnamed co-star. “Naturally I didn’t you-know-what my costar; he was baffled enough without me confusing him some more. But he did make a few haphazard passes at me in the upcoming weeks, I’m sure spurred on by this genius.”

In that same excerpt, Stone also revealed that she once got revenge on a man who had violently forced a friend to give him oral sex by sending her back with a container of Krazy Glue. “Yes, he did it again, and yes, she squirted the Krazy Glue into his pants and ran for her life.”

Source: Vanity Fair

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