Dating app Bumble is inviting actress Sharon Stone to its headquarters in Austin, Texas, after Stone said her account was closed when other users reported it as "fake," the company told FOX Business.
"Our apologies for the confusion as we're so honored that Ms. Stone wants to be a part of the Hive. ...," a Bumble spokesperson said Monday, adding that the company has reached out to Stone's representatives. "In light of our mixup with Sharon Stone, we’d like to extend an invitation for her to come to Austin and allow us to host her at the hive for a few hours of profile prep and great food!"
Stone tweeted about the mixup on social media earlier in the day.
"I went on the Bumble dating sight and they closed my account. Some users reported that it couldn’t possibly be me! Hey Bumble, is being me exclusionary? Don't shut me out of the hive," Stone, 61, wrote on Twitter on Monday.
She shared a screengrab of the app's "You've been blocked" message.
"Your account has been blocked because we've received several reports about your profile being fake," it read.
Bumble responded on Twitter hours later.
"There can only be one Stone. Looks like our users thought you were too good to be true. We’ve made sure that you won’t be blocked again. We hope that everyone in our community takes a sec to verify their profiles. (Catherine Tramell from Basic Instinct gets a pass today!)," Bumble wrote, referencing her iconic role in the 1992 film.
Bumble is just one of many popular dating apps, including Tinder, Hinge and Match. Meanwhile, social media companies like Facebook are getting in on the model. The social media giant launched its new service, Facebook Dating, in September.