Sharon Stone is not a fan of cancellation culture, not at all. The Basic instinct star made her thoughts on the subject very clear on SiriusXM Just jenny show, saying, “Canceling culture is the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen happen.”
“I think when people say things that they mean and mean, and it’s offensive to you, it’s a brilliant opportunity for everyone to learn, grow, and understand each other,” Stone explained.
“We all come from different ages, different cultures, different backgrounds, different things and we’ve had different experiences, different traumas, different upbringings, different parents, different religious backgrounds, different everything,” continued the 63-year-old actress. “Give people the opportunity to discuss things before erasing their entire person for a statement, a comment or a misunderstanding. Stop being so small. The world is bigger.”
Stone, who never bites his tongue, is promoting his new book The beauty of living twice.
“People have made much more than one sentence,” he declared. “How to grow. Develop a little empathy.”
This is not the first time Stone has told some people to “grow up” on his press tour. The Wednesdays The Last Show with Stephen Colbert, he was asked whether or not he would like to atone for taking photos on set. Stone said he hasn’t had any moments, but defended Christian Bale, whose 2009 outburst on the set of Terminator salvation it was leaked to the press.
“People, you know, want to go into his business while he’s trying to completely transform into someone else,” shared Stone. “So he says, ‘Get away from me!’ And then they want to criticize him for not being available to them. I find that a little … you know, maybe they should grow up. “
There you go.
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