Brooke Shields

I was always considered the athletic one, and that translated into big. I was the big one. Thankfully, so many more body types are accepted these days. What I’ve been trying to do, and I’m seeing more now with my girlfriends, too, is celebrate other people.

“I was always considered the athletic one, and that translated into big. I was the big one. Thankfully, so many more body types are accepted … Read More

I’ve given myself a bit more of a break in that I can’t say yes to everything. I have to prioritize, and obviously it starts with your children. But I used to be much later on the list. I’ve started putting myself within a safe distance from that first priority. You just have to remind yourself to not forget about your relationship and to not forget about yourself. And it’s interesting, because I have a very fraught relationship with working out.

“I’ve given myself a bit more of a break in that I can’t say yes to everything. I have to prioritize, and obviously it starts … Read More

I have a trainer, and I’m not a trainer person. I don’t like the attention. I don’t like the one-on-one scrutiny. But I’ve had to enter into a very sort of rigorous rehabilitation program to avoid surgery on my back. I’ve already had four surgeries on my feet and two on my knee – all from Broadway dancing injuries. On Broadway, they don’t really rehab the dancers like they do in sports. It’s, “The show must go on” .

“I have a trainer, and I’m not a trainer person. I don’t like the attention. I don’t like the one-on-one scrutiny. But I’ve had to … Read More

I have never been skinny. The thing is, I was in an industry where being athletic was not celebrated. I have friends who are supermodels, and I never had that body. I’ve never been asked to walk in a Versace show. I was doing the covers of the magazines while they were cruising the clothes down the runway, and then they’d bring me the clothes and I’d have to photograph them.

“I have never been skinny. The thing is, I was in an industry where being athletic was not celebrated. I have friends who are supermodels, … Read More

I went to an ordinary school in New York City with no other actors. I learned to compartmentalise different parts of my life. I was one person at home and then another person at work and for that reason my career didn’t challenge my family life.

“I went to an ordinary school in New York City with no other actors. I learned to compartmentalise different parts of my life. I was … Read More