Brooke Shields says Barbara Walters interview was ‘practically criminal’

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Brooke Shields described an interview she did with Barbara Walters as a teenager as “practically delinquent”.

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Actor and model discussed interview chair specialist, podcast co-hosted by Dax Shepard and Monica Padmann.

Shields looks back on an advertising campaign for Calvin Klein jeans in 1980. A TV spot released as part of the campaign showed Shields, then 15, whistling in a suggestive pose, then looking at the camera and delivering the line: “Do you know that between me and my Calvins What comes? Nothing.”


During his conversation with Shepard and PadMan, Shields was asked about a TV interview he did with Barbara Walters in 1981, after the campaign was released.

a short clip The interview reveals that Walters asked Shields about her measurements, whether she felt she had no childhood, and whether she had any information from her mother (actor and model Teri Shields, who was also present during the interview). Keeps secrets.

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On the podcast, Shepard called Walters’ interview with Shields “insanity,” after which Shields said: “It’s practically criminal. It’s not journalism.”

Shepard later said: “I’m not trying to skewer Barbara Walters. She was also living in 1980, and God knows how she went through that time as a journalist as Barbara Walters Was. “

Granthshala Walters’ representative has been contacted for comment.

Shields told the trend She didn’t think the Calvin Klein ad was “about underwear or a sexual nature” when she starred in it in October. “I was naive,” she said. “I think the assumption was that I was actually a lot more knowledgeable than I was before. I was a virgin and after that I was a virgin forever.”


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