Sharon Stone laughs in reporter's face after being asked if she's experienced sexual harassment

Sharon Stone has "seen it all."

In a candid interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the 59-year-old actress didn't hold back when asked by CBS correspondent Lee Cowan asked if she's ever been put in an "uncomfortable" position in Hollywood. Stone outright laughed for ten seconds before addressing sexual harassment.

“I’ve been in this business for 40 years, Lee," she explains. "Can you imagine the business I stepped into 40 years ago? Looking like I look? From nowhere Pennsylvania?” 

“I didn’t come here with any protection," she adds. "I’ve seen it all."

However, she is hopeful about the future, given the Time's Up movement, which she supported at the 2018 Golden Globes by wearing black on the red carpet. Stone believes times are changing for women. 

“We were raised to accommodate men, particularly in my generation,” she says. “And women so often lose their own identify to the identity of the men that they’re with. They even change the way they dress and what they do to fit the men that they’re with.”

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Sharon Stone attends the 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on February 26, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Sharon Stone is seen on February 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Sharon Stone attends the 16th Annual AARP The Magazine's Movies For Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 6, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for AARP)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 06: Actors Sharon Stone (L) and Jeff Bridges attend Jeff Bridges hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on January 6, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Chuck Binder and Sharon Stone attend the The TMA 2016 Heller Awards on November 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Talent Managers Association )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Sharon Stone speaks on stage as she accepts the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award at the Israel Film Festival 30th Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Israel Film Festival)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 02: Actress Sharon Stone attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actress Sharon Stone is seen on October 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actresses (L) Amber Valletta and Sharon Stone attend the 23rd Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE)
Sharon Stone attends The Carousel of Hope Ball, in Beverly Hills, California, on October 8, 2016. / AFP / TOMMASO BODDI (Photo credit should read TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 08: Comedian Jay Leno (L) and actress Sharon Stone speak onstage during the 2016 Carousel of Hope Ball at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 8, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Sharon Stone is seen on September 11, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Actress Sharon Stone attends a special event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Host Brett Ratner (L) and actress Sharon Stone attend the special event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted by Brett Ratner and David Raymond at Hilhaven Lodge on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/Getty Imagesfor RatPac Entertainment's 'In Harm's Way' Event)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Sharon Stone attends the presentation of 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words' at Linwood Dunn Theater on June 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
TIBURON, CA - JUNE 04: Actress Sharon Stone and Andrea Bocelli arrive to the 5th Annual Hotbed Gala Presented By The Drever Family Foundation at the Drever Family Estate on June 4, 2016 in Tiburon, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
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"We’re starting to acknowledge our own gifts as women and not think that we have to behave as men in order to be empowered or powerful or valuable,” she continues.

As for her own love life, Stone, who's a mother to three adopted sons, is currently single.

"I just was not the girl who was ever told that a man would define me," she says. "It was, that if I wanted to have a man in my life, it would be for partnership. It wouldn't be an arrangement; it would be an actual relationship. And since those are pretty hard to come by ..."

"Relationships?" Cowan asks, to which Stone replies, "Yeah, real ones."

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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Sharon Stone attends the 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party at The City of West Hollywood Park on February 26, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Sharon Stone is seen on February 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Sharon Stone attends the 16th Annual AARP The Magazine's Movies For Grownups Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 6, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for AARP)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 06: Actors Sharon Stone (L) and Jeff Bridges attend Jeff Bridges hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on January 6, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Chuck Binder and Sharon Stone attend the The TMA 2016 Heller Awards on November 10, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Talent Managers Association )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Sharon Stone speaks on stage as she accepts the 2016 Israel Film Festival Career Achievement Award at the Israel Film Festival 30th Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Israel Film Festival)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 02: Actress Sharon Stone attends the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actress Sharon Stone is seen on October 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actresses (L) Amber Valletta and Sharon Stone attend the 23rd Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for ELLE)
Sharon Stone attends The Carousel of Hope Ball, in Beverly Hills, California, on October 8, 2016. / AFP / TOMMASO BODDI (Photo credit should read TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 08: Comedian Jay Leno (L) and actress Sharon Stone speak onstage during the 2016 Carousel of Hope Ball at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 8, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Sharon Stone is seen on September 11, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Actress Sharon Stone attends a special event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Host Brett Ratner (L) and actress Sharon Stone attend the special event for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hosted by Brett Ratner and David Raymond at Hilhaven Lodge on August 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/Getty Imagesfor RatPac Entertainment's 'In Harm's Way' Event)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Sharon Stone attends the presentation of 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words' at Linwood Dunn Theater on June 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
TIBURON, CA - JUNE 04: Actress Sharon Stone and Andrea Bocelli arrive to the 5th Annual Hotbed Gala Presented By The Drever Family Foundation at the Drever Family Estate on June 4, 2016 in Tiburon, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
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ET spoke to Stone last May, when she talked about turning 60 this year, and looking sexier than ever.

“I think that people are just astounded that you could be pushing 60 and still be OK,” she joked. 

“I think that I am lucky that I prefer to eat healthy,” she added of her own regimen. “I listen to my body, and I like sports ... I think that it's the better way to live. And so, that's it! I just think that a healthy body, mind and spirit is the way to go. And I think that, so you end up being able to wear a bathing suit is like one of the bonuses I guess.”

 

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