Brooke Shields regrets telling the world she was a virgin.
The 57-year-old mannequin revealed in a 1985 guide when she was 20 that she had not but had sexual activity and have become the “most well-known virgin on the planet” however wished she hadn’t stated something as a result of the remark “by no means left her alone.”
She stated: “In it, there was one a part of a chapter the place I focus on—not abstinence per se—however proudly owning your alternative. I imply, I feel it was, in hindsight, a little bit of a mistake for me to be so open about my virginity as a result of it by no means left me alone. I might get lots of fan mail from youngsters saying, “Oh, my boyfriend’s pressuring me, and I don’t need to have intercourse. What do I do?’ My narrative was, ‘You don’t need to do something you don’t need to.”
Nevertheless, the ‘Blue Lagoon’ actress- who has daughters Rowan, 19, and Grier, 16, with husband Chris Henchy and was beforehand married to tennis participant Andre Agassi – went on to clarify that the media consideration she acquired on the again of the remark gave her an air of “resilience” which set her up for a life in such a “troublesome” business.
Talking on her ‘Now What? with Brooke Shields’ podcast, she added: “I turned probably the most well-known virgin on the planet. To be within the line of fireside at such a younger age in that manner, I gained a resilience, and it set me as much as be prepared for something on this business, which may be troublesome!”