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Sharon Stone: Was Paid Much Less Even After Basic Instinct

  | November 08, 2015 15:58 IST (Miami)
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Sharon Stone in a still from Basic Instinct.

"After Basic Instinct, no one wanted to pay me. I remember sitting in my kitchen with my manager and just crying and saying 'I'm not going to work until I get paid'. I still got paid so much less than any man," said Shraon Stone. She added that change "has to start with regular pay, not just for movie stars"

Actress Sharon Stone is the latest star to voice her opinion on the wage gap issue in Hollywood. She said she was paid much less than any man even after her breakthrough role in Basic Instinct, reports people.com.
"After Basic Instinct, no one wanted to pay me," said Sharon said at the FUNKSHION "Celebration of Hope" fashion event to honour sister Kelly Stone at The Setai in Miami.
"I remember sitting in my kitchen with my manager and just crying and saying 'I'm not going to work until I get paid'. I still got paid so much less than any man," she added. (Also Read: Sharon Stone Spent Two Years Learning to Walk and Talk Again After Stroke)
Sharon also added that the issue extends beyond the movie industry in Hollywood, saying that change "has to start with regular pay, not just for movie stars, but regular pay for the regular woman in the regular job."

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