PUBLISHED: 15:30, Fri, Sep 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:30, Fri, Sep 11, 2020
Sharon Stone, 62, revealed she had a “weird moment” at a red carpet event after starring in Basic Instinct back in 1992. The actress played Catherine Tramell in the hit movie alongside Michael Douglas, who starred as Detective Nick Curran.
It was a breakthrough moment for me
When asked about the moment she knew she was famous, Sharon said it was when fans called her name at a red carpet conference for the movie.
She explained: “When I went to cannes with Basic Instinct, there was this weird moment on the red carpet.
“The crowd started to call my name and [Basic Instinct director] Paul Verhoeven pushed me forward.
“It was a breakthrough moment for me,” she added to OK! Magazine, but admitted she found the encounter “strange”.
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Sharon Stone has discussed the 'weird moment' she realised she was famous (Image: GETTY•BASICINSTINCT)
Sharon Stone said she realised she was famous hen fans called her name at a premiere (Image: GETTY)
She added: “I had this wash of relief. I knew it was a part of what was going to happen to me and it was part of my destiny.
“It was part of my life and I wasn’t surprised by it.”
Sharon reprised her role in the film’s follow up movie Basic Instinct 2 in 2006.
She first found mainstream prominence in Paul Verhoeven's science fiction action film Total Recall in 1990.
Sharon Stone starred Michael Douglas in hit film Basic Instinct (Image: BASICINSTINCT)
Sharon Stone played Catherine