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Sharon Stone: "Well, now we have these characters who are very self-absorbed"

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Hollywood icon Sharon Stone is not a fan of Donald Trump – and wants to see the former US president behind bars. Donald Trump should “sit in prison for the rest of his life,” Stone told the dpa news agency in Berlin. “Don’t let him out,” said the 65-year-old, referring to numerous allegations and proceedings against Trump.

The actress sharply criticized politics. For many years there were politicians "who suppressed the education of the masses." According to the actress, people therefore “do not have enough education to understand that some politicians manipulate, exploit and steal from them.”

From Stone's perspective, there is a lack of "thoughtful, intellectual political leaders" who know how to calm the population in times of crisis. "Well, now we have these characters who are very self-absorbed and are trying to cause chaos, cause wars, bring governments to a standstill." All of this is based on "individual and personal avarice, greed and, in my opinion, a high level of lack of integrity.”

On Monday evening, Stone appeared at "A Special Evening with Sharon Stone" at the Theater des Westens and spoke, among other things, about the beginning of her career as an actress. She also announced new film projects in a conversation with TV presenter Ali Aslan. Stone will soon be seen in a new film together with US actress Blake Lively (“Gossip Girl”) and will play Lively’s mother. In another project she will also take on the role of mother. "I'm starting to play mothers, and the mothers I play are fantastic," Stone said.

Sharon Stone became world famous over 30 years ago with her role in the erotic thriller “Basic Instinct”, followed by films such as “Casino”, “Catwoman” and “The Disaster Artist”. Her art exhibition “Totem” celebrated its European premiere in Berlin-Mitte on Saturday, and her paintings can be seen in the Deschler Gallery until May 18th.