Sharon Stone's Invite to Chinese Film Fest Revoked
06/04/2008 AT 09:25 AM EDT
Stone, 50, had attended the 2007 event, but no invitation for the June 14-22, 2008, gathering will be forthcoming, fest spokeswoman Tang Bing said Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.
Furthermore, according to Tang, festival organizers dispatched a letter to the Basic Instinct star, protesting her comments and demanding an apology.
Calling her recent comments (originally made at the Cannes Film Festival) a surprise, Tang said that festival organizers had previously been impressed with her charity work and appearance last year at their event.
"She showed her affinity for the Chinese people and her affinity for Shanghai," according to Tang. "She didn't say any bad things."
Stone's Hollywood rep did not return a call for comment.
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