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Sharon Stone: Help, I Can't Get a Date

She talks to Harper's Bazaar about her love life, beauty, and brain damage

(Newser) - Sharon Stone is featured in the new Harper's Bazaar , and the interview is making headlines for a slew of reasons:
  • She poses nude, at age 57, and is utterly unfazed by it. ("If I believed that sexy was trying to be who I was when I did Basic
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How 7 Celebs Got Their Famous Scars

Car crashes, horseback riding accidents, and tag, oh my

(Newser) - Ever wondered how a famous actor or actress got their famous scar? The New York Post rounds up 14 stories-behind-the-scars:
  • Tina Fey was just 5 when a stranger approached her in her front yard and cut her left cheek with a knife, leaving her with a visible scar.
  • Harrison Ford
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11 Stars Whose Kids Are Adopted

It's a difficult process for celebrities too, they say

(Newser) - In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, the Stir rounds up 21 celebrities who've adopted kids:
  • Kristin Davis: The Sex and the City star adopted not just on the show, but in real life. She adopted Gemma Rose domestically in 2011, calling it a "wish come true."
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20 Celebrity Mea Culpas

Paula Deen joins their ranks

(Newser) - Paula Deen has made a couple of public apologies and/or explanations (not all of them grammatically correct ) for her still-exploding n-word controversy. But she needn't feel alone; she joins a whole slew of other celebrities who had to do the same. Wonderwall rounds up 19 others:
  • Hugh Grant:
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25 Major Divas and Their Crazy Demands

You can't just buy any old candles for Nicki Minaj

(Newser) - Who says you have to be female to be a diva? Radar rounds up 25 of the biggest divas in Hollywood, and more than a third of them are male. Take Prince: He once asked London's O2 Arena to build a five-bedroom house for him on its grounds. And,... More »

9 Celebs Dating Much Younger Men

In some cases, decades separate them

(Newser) - It's not just famous men who can have much younger lovers: The Frisky rounds up nine celebrity ladies in relationships with younger men:
  • When Sharon Stone was starring in Basic Instinct, her 30-years-younger guy Martin Mica was just ... six.
  • Madonna certainly seems to enjoy dating younger men. Her latest,
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11 Stars Who Got Their Start at ... McDonald's

Hey, we don't all go straight to the top

(Newser) - Currently flipping burgers at McDonald's? No worries, Rachel McAdams once earned her money doing the same. Huffington Post lists 11 now-superstars who were once McDonald's employees:
  • Sharon Stone
  • James Franco
  • Jay Leno
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Celebs Recall Near-Death Experiences

Liam Hemsworth, Jane Seymour, Sharon Stone among the nearly deceased

(Newser) - Celebrities seem to float above our earthly concerns, but it seems they face some scary stuff—like near-death experiences. Huffington Post recounts a few stars whose lights nearly went out: More »

Nanny: Sharon Stone Racist, Wouldn't Let Me Read Bible

Crazy lawsuit filed against actress

(Newser) - According to a new lawsuit, Sharon Stone hired a nanny … then wouldn't let her speak to Stone's children, lest they pick up her Filipino accent. This according to Erlinda T. Elemen, who worked as Stone's live-in housekeeper and nanny for five years, and who claims Stone... More »

10 'Mature' Ladies Who Went Nude

In Hollywood, you're never too old to go naked

(Newser) - Helen Mirren’s naked photo shoot inspired Olivia Allin to find other “foxy ladies who took it off in their golden years.” From The Frisky :
  • Sharon Stone: Posed topless on the cover of French magazine Paris Match at 51.
  • Cloris Leachman: Went nude on the cover of Alternative
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13 International Celebrity Tiffs

The big names who've gotten in hot water overseas

(Newser) - Robin Williams’ comment to David Letterman last week that “Australians are basically English rednecks” set off quite a chain reaction—the Australian prime minister is mad at Williams, and the Alabama governor is mad at the Australian PM for implying Alabamians are the real rednecks. The Daily Beast rounds... More »

Meryl Streep 'Looks Like an Unmade Bed': Sharon Stone

Is Stone giving Streep a backhanded compliment?

(Newser) - Sharon Stone tried to explain Meryl Streep’s success by saying she “looks like an unmade bed,” all the while touting her own—completely natural!—appearance. But Stone was being complimentary, see: Streep is working so much because she “looks like a woman we can all... More »

Sharon Stone Goes Topless on Mag Cover

(Newser) - A bare-chested Sharon Stone has hit French newsstands, Fox News reports. The 51-year-old actress poses topless and in bondage gear on the cover of Paris Match. Stone, who memorably revealed another part of her anatomy in Basic Instinct, says posing nude is easy; it just depends on motivation. “I’... More »

Stone Planned to Botox 8-Year-Old Son

'Overreaction' to foot odor part of bizarre pattern bared in custody order

(Newser) - Actress Sharon Stone consistently overreacted to what she saw as medical issues involving her young son and once planned to use botox injections in his feet to stop foot odor, TMZ reports. The bizarre behavior surfaced in a judge's ruling granting custody of 8-year-old Roan to his father, San Francisco... More »

Stone Denied Custody of Son

Ex Phil Bronstein keeps sole physical custody

(Newser) - Sharon Stone lost another round of custody proceedings over her oldest son. A judge denied her request for primary custody of 8-year-old Roan, who's been living with his father, former San Fransisco Chronicle executive editor Phil Bronstein. The couple divorced in 2004 after six years of marriage. More »

Next Batman May Be Lurking in Obscurity

Radar lists subversive characters who deserve shot at breaking out of comics

(Newser) - With The Dark Knight—featuring a Batman "easily inhabited by the George Clooneys or Christian Bales of the world"—all the rage, Radar presents "other subversive comic book characters who probably won't—but really should—show up at a theater near you," including:
  • Female Furies: "
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Karma? Stone Banned From Shanghai Fest

Organizers still fuming over star's quake gaffe

(Newser) - Sharon Stone has been declared persona non grata at this year's Shanghai International Film Festival, reports the AP. Organizers said they will not be inviting the star, who attended last year, because of outrage over her recent comments suggesting the Sichuan earthquake was caused by bad "karma" linked to... More »

Stone 'So Sorry' About Quake Karma Crack

Star apologizes for infuriating Chinese after Dior cuts ads

(Newser) - Sharon Stone has apologized for remarks suggesting bad "karma" for China's treatment of Tibet could have caused the Sichuan earthquake, AP reports. The apology came in a statement released through fashion company Christian Dior, which has dropped Stone from its Chinese ads. Stone's remarks caused widespread fury in China,... More »

It's Karma: Chinese Cinema Bans Sharon Stone Films

Star's take on quake infuriates Chinese

(Newser) - Instant karma got actress Sharon Stone in China yesterday, reports the AP. The nation's biggest cinema chain has banned the actress' movies since the shoot-from-the-lip star suggested that the Sichuan earthquake that killed as many as 80,000 people could have been bad "karma" for the way China treats... More »

Stone Sees 'Karma' in China Quake

Beijing hasn't been treating Tibet very kindly, actress notes

(Newser) - Sharon Stone might consider leaving international politics and the mysteries of the universe alone. The outspoken activist actress raised eyebrows on a Cannes red carpet last week when, during an on-air interview, she suggested that the Chinese earthquake that is believed to have killed 67,000 might have resulted from... More »

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