Magazine article Variety

Sharon Stone Named Suspect in Cannes Jewel Heist

Magazine article Variety

Sharon Stone Named Suspect in Cannes Jewel Heist

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So Many Pigs, So Little Time

French police have named actress Sharon Stone as their prime suspect in the daring heist, in which more than $1.4 million in jewels were stolen from a hotel room during the Cannes Film Festival. According to authorities, they zeroed in on the Basic Instinct star as their prime suspect after an IMDb search helped them realize the actress hasn't been a movie star in almost a decade, which made her attendance at the Cannes Film Festival extremely suspicious, they noted.

"Sharon Stone's last starring role in a major theatrical release was in 2006's Basic Instinct 2, which should have gone to straight-to-DVD anyway," a spokesperson for the Nice police told Hollywood & Swine. "So what possible business does Sharon Stone have attending the 2013 Cannes Film Festival other than to steal expensive jewels? No one including Ms. Stone has been able to give us a good answer."

When French detectives brought Stone in for questioning earlier today for her alleged involvement in the jewelry theft, she immediately began reciting popular lines from her infamous interrogation scene in 1992's Basic Instinct. …

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