Glam Slam: Sharon Stone's Forever Young Attitude!

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Sharon Stone on the cover of New You (Summer 2013) --

It's hard to believe Sharon Stone is 55! She looks amazing!

Her body is rock solid, her style is youthful and she's still got the same sassy appeal that made her an iconic sex symbol.

"Realize when you are 'middle aged' you have a chance for a whole second career, another love, another life. You may be sick of what you did the first half of your life, but you don't have to just walk around and play golf or doing nothing. It's not like fifty is the new thirty. It's like fifty is the new chapter," Sharon wisely states it New You Magazine's Summer Issue.

It's been some 20 years since "Basic Instinct" transformed Sharon into the ultimate male fantasy. Unlike some aging beauties,

Sharon reveals in New You, she's embracing her evolving beauty.

"People are afraid of changing; that they're losing something. They don't understand that are also gaining something. I thought I lost the deep vortex of on my eyelid that you have when you're younger, but I gained almost a kind of beautiful abyss. As I lost the fullness in my face, I go in these great cheekbones."

As for a little nip and tuck, Sharon is not totally against plastic surgery, but she's turned down many offers to get a face lift. "I can't tell you how many doctors try to sell me a facelift. I've even gone as far as having someone talk me into it, but when I went over and looked at pictures of myself, I thought, what are they going to lift? Yes, I have come close -but frankly, I think that in the art of aging well there's this sexuality to having those imperfections. It's sensual."

For more of Sharon's thoughts on aging and living a healthy lifestyle, check out

-- Terri MacLeod

(Glam Slam's Ryan Patterson is on maternity leave. Terri MacLeod is filling in.)

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