Sharon Stone Lied For Years About Her 148 IQ. Did Someone Not So Smart Outsmart Millions?
In the 90's and early 2000's, Sharon Stone had maintained the fact that she had an IQ of 148 and was a member in Mensa International. Mensa International is one of the oldest and latest high IQ societies in the world.
The starting IQ acceptance into the organization starts with 131. Sharon Stone claimed for years that her IQ was 148. But in April of 2002, she admitted to the world that wasn't in fact her IQ and she was never apart of that society.
Was it a publicity stunt or a simple lie to make herself seem smarter? Either way, she outsmarted millions of people into thinking she was that intelligent, when she in fact wasn't. But is she considered smart because of her ability to make herself appear smart? Whatever she did, she was able to make it work for years.
Someone with an IQ of 131 is considered be in the 98th percentile. Being a member of this group can leader to scholarships and an elite status.