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© Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Starbucks; Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondad... Kaley Cuoco and Sharon Stone. Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Starbucks; Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images
- Kaley Cuoco read her new "Flight Attendant" Sharon Stone "loves" coffee and needs a mug in her dressing room.
- Cuoco, who says she's "obsessed" with coffee mugs and makes them as gifts, made one for Stone.
- She put "mall pictures" of them on it to make a mother/daughter gift since Stone plays her character's mom.
Kaley Cuoco had never met Sharon Stone before Stone joined season two of "The Flight Attendant" to play Cassie Bowden's mother, Lisa Bowden. But Cuoco told TV Insider that this didn't stop her from making an intimate gift for Stone so she'd feel at home on set.
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"When I heard Sharon was going to do our show, I read the things that she needs in her dressing room and she had mentioned she loves coffee and it's very important that she has a coffee mug," Cuoco said.
Cuoco instantly had an idea because, she said, she's "obsessed" with coffee mugs. "And my assistant and I actually make them as gifts," she explained.
"I was like, 'This is my moment," the "Big Bang Theory" actress recalled. © Rich Fury/Getty Images Kaley Cuoco attends the 2019 Golden Globes after party. Rich Fury/Getty Images
There was only one problem. "Of course, I'd never met Sharon
, so we had no pictures together. We literally took our heads and put them next to each other," she said. She described the end result as looking like mother and daughter "mall pictures." She loved the mug so much that she made one for herself.
"I was so excited to give it to her and I'm like, 'Oh God, I hope she thinks this is funny. Is she going to think this is the weirdest thing on planet Earth?'" Cuoco said, admitting she was nervous but left it with Stone's welcome gifts.
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When they finally did meet, Cuoco said she got a "big hug" from Stone, who called her "my daughter" but didn't mention the mug.
"And I'm like, 'Oh my God, she probably hated the mug, this is so embarrassing,'" Cuoco said of the "Basic Instinct" star. © Theo Wargo/Getty Images Sharon Stone at the 2021 Met Gala. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Thankfully, Cuoco later found out that Stone had simply forgotten to mention the mug during their initial meeting. According to Cuoco, Stone liked it so much she later asked Cuoco how she made it and called it "brilliant."
Season two of "The Flight Attendant" is a whole new world for Cassie. We know she'll eventually reunite with her mom and is living a sober life in Los Angeles.
"The Flight Attendant" season two premieres on HBO Max April 21.
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