Hey, everyone, we don't have to live in fear of death anymore because Sharon Stone has been to the other side and it's fabulous.
Stone, who suffered a devastating brain aneurysm back in 2001, recently opened up about the details of her near-death experience — and her words are actually quite comforting.
"I feel that I did die," Stone said in an interview with Closer, via Page Six. "This kind of giant vortex of light was upon me and — poof! I sort of took off into this glorious, white light."
And from the sounds of it, Stone was also greeted by loved ones at those pearly gates.
"I started to see and be met by some of my friends... people who were very, very dear to me [who had died]. I had a real journey with this that took me to places both here and beyond," Stone revealed. "But it was very fast — whoosh! Suddenly, I was back. I was back in my body.
"I get not to be afraid of dying and I get to tell other people that it’s a fabulous thing and death is a gift," she continued. "When death becomes you, as it will, it’s a glorious beautiful thing. I had an incredible sense of well-being and a sense that it’s just so near. Death — it’s very near and very safe. It’s not a far away or scary thing."
This isn't the first time Stone has spoken about her brush with death. She talked about the details of her brain aneurysm to The Hollywood Reporter in 2014.
"I bled in my brain for nine days. I spent two years learning to walk and talk again," she said of the harrowing experience. "I came home from that stroke stuttering, couldn't read for two years. I was in an ICU for nine days, and the survival rate for what I went through is very low. I don't need someone to make me feel bad about growing older. I'll tell you what makes you feel bad: when you think you might not."
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