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Sharon Stone opens up about her seven-year recovery from stroke

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Sharon Stone has detailed her struggles after suffering a stroke in 2001.In an interview with Oprah Winfrey in an upcoming episode of Super Soul, the 63-year-old actress opened up about her recovery, as well as her new memoir The Beauty of Living Twice…

Sharon Stone has detailed her struggles after suffering a stroke in 2001.

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey in an upcoming episode of Super Soul, the 63-year-old actress opened up about her recovery, as well as her new memoir The Beauty of Living Twice.

"My radiance went away," Stone shared in the sneak preview. "It isn't so much your beauty as your radiance. It's a radiance and a magnetism...

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"I think that when you're in this kind of business that we're in, they start telling you that you don't have it anymore, and you start believing it."

Stone suffered a stroke and a brain hemorrhage in September 2001. In 2019, the star spoke to Variety about life after her stroke, revealing that her Hollywood comeback wasn't a good experience.

"People treated me in a way that was brutally unkind," she said. "From other women in my own business to the female judge who handled my custody case, I don't think anyone grasps how dangerous a stroke is for women and what it takes to recover — it took me about seven years."

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"[From] trying to keep custody of my son to just functioning — to be able to work at all," Stone added. "I was so grateful to [LVMH head and now the second-richest person in the world] Bernard Arnault, who rescued me by giving me a Dior contract. But I had to remortgage my house. I lost everything I had. I lost my place in the business. I was like the hottest movie star, you know?" she said, her voice trailing off.

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"It was like Miss Princess Diana and I were so famous — and she died and I had a stroke. And we were forgotten."

The Beauty of Living Twice memoir will be available Tuesday, March 30.

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