Sharon Stone Claims She Died and Came Back to Life

The actress has revealed that she she's seen the "bright-white light" and believes she experienced death after a medical scare in 2001.

Sharon Stone, 58, stated she "did die" after suffering a stroke and a cerebral haemorrhage five years ago. 

"I feel that I did die," she told Closer Weekly magazine. "This kind of giant vortex of white light was upon me and - poof! I sort of took off into this glorious, bright-white light."

The actress said that during the experience she saw some people in her life who had passed away.

"I started to see and be met by some of my friends...people who were very, very dear to me [who died]," she continued. "I had a real journey with this that took me to places both here and beyond."

Sharon rose to fame in the early 90s following her bare-all appearance in Basic Instinct. She later earned an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Casino.



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In 2001, Sharon's career hit a snag after she suffered a stroke and a subsequent subarachnoid brain haemorrhage, causing her brain to bleed for nine days straight.

Doctors told her she might not speak again, and Sharon later emerged from hospital without her full speech, unable to read and struggling to even walk after losing feeling in her left leg.

In the years following, her marriage to Phil Bronstein fell apart with him receiving custody of their child, Roan. 

In 2005 and 2006 Sharon adopted two other children, Laird and Quinn.



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"It took two years for my body just to absorb all the internal bleeding I had," she told Harper's Bazaar last year. "It almost feels like my entire DNA changed. My brain isn't sitting where it used to, my body type changed, and even my food allergies are different.

"I became more emotionally intelligent. I chose to work very hard to open up other parts of my mind. Now I'm stronger. And I can be abrasively direct. That scares people, but I think that's not my problem. It's like, I have brain damage; you'll just have to deal with it."

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