Brooke Shields on her controversial Calvin Klein campaign and the ‘criminal’ backlash that followed

Brooke Shields

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Brooke Shields is speaking out as she sits down with Dax Shepard for the duration of his Armchair Skilled podcast.

The actor reviewed her 1980 Calvin Klein denims marketing campaign, and received candid about how the media around-sexualised her adhering to the notorious ads. She was just 15 several years aged when the adverts aired.

“You want to know what comes involving me and my Calvins? Nothing.”

– Brooke Shields says in the Calvin Klein campaign

The star recalled during the podcast a single specific interview with Barabara Walters, in which she was requested a sequence of personal and invasive questions about her sexual background. “It is pretty much felony,” she explained of the discussion. “It really is not journalism.”

This is just not the initially time the star opened up about the backlash from the marketing campaign. Speaking to Vogue in October, she claimed: “I failed to imagine it was about underwear or sexual in character. I was naïve. I imagine the assumption was that I was a lot far more savvy than I at any time truly was. I was a virgin, and I was a virgin for good soon after that.”

She continued: “The controversy backfired. The campaign was exceptionally thriving, and then the underwear overtook the jeans. [Calvin Klein] understood how to thrust the envelope. It established the tone for many years.”

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