Ten fun facts about Sharon Stone
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At 17, Sharon won the “Miss Crawford County” beauty pageant. One of the judges told her to quit school, relocate to New York and move into fashion modeling. That’s exactly what she did and four days post her arrival, the Ford Modeling Agency signed her up.
For her role in Total Recall (1990) took taekwondo lessons and lifted weights. To promote the film, she posed in the nude for Playboy, and showed-off her muscles.
She is committed to AIDS research fundraising. She won the “Harvard Foundations Humanitarian Award” for her efforts in 2005.
In 2008, she became the new face of the world-famous Italian jewelry company Damiani for its Musts and Masterpieces collection.Fact 5
Not one to mince words, she likened kissing Dwight Yoakam, her former boyfriend to eating a dirt sandwich.Fact 6
In 1999, Stone was Voted #24 by Playboy in its 100 Sexiest Stars of the Century list.Fact 7
She has a scar on the neck that is a keepsake from a childhood horse riding accident. She tends to cover it with clothing whenever she can. Someone, please introduce Sharon to the world of cosmetic surgery.Fact 8
She was dropped from the Christian Dior Chinese adverts after she addressed the Sichuan province 2008 earthquake as bad "karma", post Beijing’s Tibet policy.Fact 9
Sharon and her sister Kelly Stone founded “Class of Hope 2007”. This initiative recycles fashionable outfits that have been worn at events such as the Oscars. These outfits are distributed to underprivileged girls, for their prom nights.Fact 10
In 2006, she received a formal apology and undisclosed damages from London's Daily Mail for a June 2005 report that alleged that Sharon had Roan, her son, asleep in car while she had a leisurely two-hour meal at a fancy restaurant.
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