Sharon Stone wants her kids to auction off her iconic screen looks after she dies.
The 64-year-old actress made the announcement on social media, sharing a clip from the film Casino writing, ‘Just in case I die one day and my kids notice I never got equal pay & want to auction them, the costume budget for Casino was $1 million’ Stone’s contract for the film and many others stipulated she got to keep her costumes.
In a February essay for Stone, who recently discussed her illustrious career at in , wrote, ‘People thought I was crazy, but the truth is I wasn’t getting paid much compared to my male co-star. So keeping my costumes was a really smart thing to do.’
Auction: Sharon Stone wants her kids to auction off some of her iconic film looks, including her clothes from Casino, after her death
The posting came as the Emmy winner spoke out about the Hollywood pay gap at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia, where she participated in a question and answer session about her decades long career.
Stone had been steadily building her career through the 1980s when she became a seemingly overnight sensation and her life was turned upside down when she starred as a sexy murder suspect in 1992’s Basic Instinct.
‘I made $500,000, and Michael Douglas made $14 million. Michael could afford the car, driver, bodyguard. I had to move because people were on my roof and breaking my door down. I couldn’t afford the things I needed because of the sudden fame I had.’
Crime drama: The actress co-starred in the 1995 crime drama with Robert De Niro. The film was directed by Martin Scorsese
Equal pay: Stone made the announcement on social media, sharing a clip of the film and writing, Just in case I die one day and my kids notice I never got equal pay & want to auction them, the costume budget for Casino was $1 million’
Smart: Stone kept the white dress from her breakthrough role in Basic Instinct, writing in an February essay for InStyle ‘People thought I was crazy, but the truth is I wasn’t getting paid much compared to my male co-star. So keeping my costumes was a really smart thing to do’
reported the Here Today star said she raised her security concerns with the studio and told them, ‘”it’s time for you to pay a woman more than $1m,” which had never happened before. It was a big moment not just for me, but for the film industry.’
Hollywood brass heeded her concerns somewhat. Stone made a reported $2 million for the 1995 crime drama, directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starring Robert De Niro.
The Oscar nominee donned a bright pink power suit accessorized with pearls and 카지노사이트 petals paired with a black turtleneck top for the international gathering.
RSIFF: The veteran actress stepped out in a bright pink power suit with a black turtleneck top to speak about her decades long career at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia
Backlash: Stone revealed that in addition to the wage gap from the film, she could not afford protection after the backlash from the role created concerns for her safety
She explained that the sexual role in Basic Instinct affected not only her career, but year’s later it continued to affect her personal life.
‘There was this backlash that I must be like my character – I must be killing people and naked and showing my vagina in the supermarket. It became personally traumatic in my life; I lost custody of my baby in my divorce, because the judge decided I was making sex movies.’
Stone adopted her oldest son, Roan, 22, with ex-husband Phil Bronstein. She adopted her younger sons, Laird, 17 and Quinn, 16, as a single parent.
Custody: The actress contends her role in Basic Instinct was used against her when she divorced her husband Phil Bronstein, ‘I lost custody of my baby in my divorce, because the judge decided I was making sex movies’
Mom of three: Stone is mom to three sons. She adopted Roan, 22, with her ex-husband. She adopted her younger sons, Laird, 17 and Quinn, 16, as a singl