Sharon Stone received a standing ovation after delivering a moving speech at the Women’s Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) An Unforgettable Evening fundraiser. The Oscar nominee Primary instinct The actress paid tribute to those honored at the event and spoke about her health issues, encouraging those in attendance to support WCRF.
fox business notes that Stone underwent breast reconstruction surgery in 2001 after doctors removed benign tumors, which she later learned were large fibroid tumors requiring further surgery. The 65-year-old actress also opened up about her health issues in her memoir, The beauty of living twice, including the fact that she removed one and a half times more breast tissue than originally reported. At the WCRF event, she shared a poignant moment about her hairstylist, who did her hair after she received her first breast chemotherapy treatment. cancer– then tearfully urged the crowd to donate more money to the cause.
Although she didn’t provide many details, The Hollywood Reporter highlighted Stone’s confession that she “just lost half my money on that banking thing.” She was probably referring to the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and subsequent turmoil in financial markets. California society bank, which primarily served tech start-ups, was shut down by regulators on March 10 following a liquidity crunch. The government has since announced plans to ensure customers can access their funds.
Stone also opened up about the recent death of her brother, Patrick Stone, 57, who died of heart disease: “My brother just died,” she said, “and that doesn’t mean I’m not It’s not a It’s a tough time for all of us It’s a tough time in the world but I’m telling you what, I’m not going to ask a politician to tell me what what I can and can’t do. How I can and can’t live, and what the value of my life is and isn’t. So stand up. Stand up and say what you’re worth. I challenge you. That’s courage.”