Sharon Stone was involved in a slight controversy after she was upset because a journalist asked her what it felt like to work with Meryl Streep, to which she replied that the famous actress She is not the only one who is talented in Hollywood, and then go on to enlist other actresses that she considers even better. This raised a concern about the prestige and fame that is given to some actresses over others.
In reality, the issue is controversial from the start. As Meryl Streep is undoubtedly one of the actresses spoiled by the industry, but also by the public. Her presence tends to cause a lot of acceptance among viewers, who in many cases are willing to see a film just because she appears in it. Besides, the actress It has been nominated for recognitions such as the Tony, Emmy, Golden Globes and Oscar, awards where it holds the title of the highest number of nominations for this award in history, with 21 occasions. In addition, she has won the Oscar award three times, which makes her part of the select list of six actors who have received this recognition at least three times. If you are interested in knowing why Meryl Streep He has the fame and prestige he has, do not miss some of his best films.
For Stone, there are roles that are better for different types of actresses.
So there is no doubt that Sharon Stone I was talking about one of the biggest names in the movie industry. However, her statement had some foundation if we think that she was upset that a journalist put her work as something less than that of Meryl Streep, implying that it was an achievement for her to appear on the screen with the consecrated actress. If we think that Sharon Stone He has also starred in great films in the history of the who, What Basic Instincts and her famous police confession scene, we understand that the comment led her to a place where she felt unappreciated.
The interesting thing is that in your answer, Sharon Stone took the opportunity to enlist other actresses that you think are better than Meryl Streep, several of them also very famous and multi-award-winning.
In order to Sharon Stone, these actresses are not valued enough in Hollywood. In her words, “Viola Davis is the actress who is Meryl Streep. Emma Thompson. Judy Davis. Olivia Colman. Kate Winslet, for crying out loud. But you say Meryl and they all fall to the ground. I’m a much better villain than Meryl And I’m sure she would say it Meryl it wasn’t going to be good at Basic Instinct or Casino. I am better and I know it. And she knows it. But we’re all prepared to think that just Meryl… is so amazing… that when you say her name it must have been amazing for me to work with her. “
By last, Sharon Stone mentioned that the iconography and fascination around Meryl Streep it is a symptom of what Hollywood does to women, as there are many other talented women, but their work is often ignored. It is certainly a controversial statement, but above all an opportunity to reflect on the emphasis we place on our preferences in terms of actresses Y actors and to question the origin of this, so we can create our own criteria with which we are sure that it is not a media imposition.
Viola Davis was part of Stone’s list
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