Why Sharon Stone is officially leaving the dating scene

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Sharon Stone. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Sharon Stone. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Rich Polk

Sorry, chaps! Sharon Stone is off the market!

After two unsuccessful marriages, the 62-year-old is has decided to ditch men and focus her attention on herself, her friends and family.

Speaking in a recent virtual interview on The Drew Barrymore Show, the actress spoke candidly about her decision, People reports.

“I'm done dating. I've had it with dating,” she shared with Drew. “I just find people to be insincere and not worth my time. I enjoy my alone time and time with my kids and my friends more.

"I don’t want any ­insincerity, and baloney and game-playing. I don’t feel like men are at the same place women are right now.”

The Basic Instinct actress also revealed that she believes men and women are on different emotional wavelengths which makes it even harder to connect.

“I have really good men friends,” she explained, “but I feel when it comes to emotional maturity in a relationship, men and women are seemingly in different spots.”

Sharon was married to producer, Michael Greenburg in 1984 for three years then she married US journalist Phil Bronstein in 1998. The pair split in 2004, CNN reported.

Sharon shares son Roan Joseph Bronstein (20) with Phil and adopted Laird Vonne Stone (15) and Quinn Kelly Stone (14) after their split.

Sharon said she was also raising her sons to be emotionally mature.

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"They'll start up some kind of 'guy' conversation, and I'll be standing there and they'll go, 'We shouldn't be doing this in front of Mom’. And I say, 'You know, you shouldn't be doing this in front of each other'," she said.

Sharon believes her sons’ behaviour could be a result of societal perceptions of masculinity, something that as a mom and woman she is trying to get them to unlearn.

“There are certain misunderstandings about power, and what it means to be masculine and what it means to be powerful, and what it means to be important,” she said.

“I'm trying to teach my boys that the ideas that men have passed on about what it means to be powerful and important might not be wholly correct and might not ultimately benefit them.”

After her split from activist Enzo Cursio in 2019, Sharon tried to find love again by joining dating app Bumble in December. Her account was suspended after the site mistakenly thought her profile was fake.

Check out the full interview between the Sharon and Drew here:


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