Sharon Stone in better days.
The scene that earned her world fame, from "Basic Instinct" (Photo: Giphy)
Her basic instinct did not work this time: wealthy people who came to pay their respects to the Hollywood star Sharon Stone, at an appreciation evening where she was awarded an award for her work in promoting cancer awareness (on behalf of the WCRF Association), were surprised when the star burst into tears when she shared that she had lost about 50% of her fortune, as Apparently, following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.
Stone's troubles came in bunches: a few weeks ago she experienced a personal loss when her younger brother suffered a heart attack, while now there was also a financial loss of half of her money.
The award that Stone received was called the "Courage Award" - and the moment that broke her was when she shared with the other donors that this time it took special courage to raise a donation for cancer research among women, after losing her money.
Stone did not specifically name the bank, but it was clear from her words that she meant the high-tech bank that collapsed about ten days ago: "I lost half of my money in the bank," said the star, adding that she nevertheless decided to donate to the important cause