This week, a private letter written by Madonna in the ’90s surfaced in which she refers to both Sharon Stone and Whitney Houston as “horribly mediocre.”

“It’s so unequivocally frustrating to read that Whitney Houston has the music career I wish I had and Sharon Stone has the film career I’ll never have,” she writes.

After the letter leaked, Stone posted a response to Facebook and brilliantly defused a potential controversy by writing a graceful, thoughtful letter:


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