Brooke Shields wowed her followers Thursday when she shared a video of herself on Instagram in a strapless cherry red one-piece swimsuit.
The 56-year-old Vogue model looked sensational with lean arms and toned legs when she was seen stepping out of a mini pool.
It’s been almost a year since she was disarmed after an accident at a gym left her with a fractured femur.
Miss slim: Brooke Shields wowed followers on Thursday when she shared a video of herself on Instagram in a strapless cherry red one-piece swimsuit
Gym enthusiast: The 56-year-old Vogue model looked sensational with lean arms and toned legs as she was seen stepping out of a mini pool
The beauty was seen sitting in the water, then slowly exiting, making the most of the swimsuit.
Two weeks ago, Shields said she had not taken painkillers after her fall from horror earlier this year.
The actress broke her femur after falling from a balance board while at a gym in New York City in January, which required multiple surgeries to repair and ultimately fell apart. turned into a staph infection which left her in “excruciating pain”.
But through it all, Brooke refused to take anything stronger than over the counter drugs like Tylenol because she feared she would develop an opioid addiction.
A strong woman: It’s been nearly a year since she was fired after an accident at a gym in New York City caused her a fractured femur
She said, “I didn’t want to leave the hospital painlessly, come home and think I was dying, because the pain was excruciating. I was like,
“I would rather have excruciating pain in the hospital. ”
Brooke also wanted to make sure she was able to identify the differences between the pain from her original injury and anything that might arise throughout her recovery process.
She added: ‘[I wanted to] get used to it and understand what pain is and what an additional injury is because what happens is when you start to feel pain you think you are hurt again, but you might not be so.
Getting out: the beauty was seen sitting in the water and then slowly stepping out making the most of the swimsuit
The look: her hair was pulled up in a bun and wore a silver watch
One step at a time: Beauty is back to good health now after months of physiotherapy
You might just be in pain or in pain. “I really wanted to understand what kind of pain it was, because when you leave and you come home, and you feel pain, you are really scared.
And I wanted to at least say, ‘Oh, I’ve felt this pain before. OK.’ You don’t kind of feel like a victim of that.
The ‘Endless Love’ star, however, struggled to convince hospital staff that she did not need painkillers.
Speaking at the Marie Claire Power Trip: Off the Grid event, she said, “I said, ‘What is the over the counter thing that I can take in the highest dose where it is safe? And I won’t leave with a prescription. And everyone wants to give you Oxy.
In the bathtub: Model Calvin Klein made a face in the water while smiling
Pain: Two weeks ago, Shields said she didn’t take painkillers after her fall from horror earlier this year
This summer, Shields said she was not “personally injured” playing a child prostitute onscreen at the age of 11 because she chose not to be “victimized”.
The researcher landed her groundbreaking lead role as Violet in the 1978 hit movie “Pretty Baby”, and she believes the sexualization of young people is not going to go away and she refuses to be portrayed as “one. victim “.
In a candid interview with The Guardian newspaper, Brooke said: “I think this has been done since the dawn of time, and I think it will continue.
The story: The actress broke her femur after falling from a balance board while at a gym in New York City in January, which required multiple surgeries to repair and eventually turned into a staph infection which left her in “excruciating pain”. But through it all, Brooke refused to take anything stronger than over the counter drugs like Tylenol because she feared she would develop an opioid addiction.
“There is something incredibly attractive about young people… I think it just has different forms and that’s how you survive it, and if you choose to fall victim to it. It is not in my nature to be a victim.
The “After Sex” star, who lost her virginity in her early twenties, insisted that she grew up in a “sequestered” house, and although prostitution was rife in New York City, everything was. imaginary in his head as a result of his naivety.
Reiterating that she “did not suffer” from the controversial role, she added: “It takes five minutes to see – in the old 42nd Street – what prostitution was.
“And also, I was very sequestered from all of this in my real life.
“I was a virgin until I was 22, so it was all fake in my mind. I was an actress. I did not suffer from it in private.
A big family: seen with her 20-year-old husband Chris Henchy and their two daughters Rowan and Grier
“I guess you would need an older actress, playing younger.
‘I’m not quite sure what the rules are now [as if it’s an HR issue, rather than a societal one.] But I wasn’t personally hurt by it either.
Meanwhile, Brooke recently admitted that fame makes school difficult.
She starred in “The Blue Lagoon” two years after “Pretty Baby,” and her glitzy teenage life meant that other kids took a while to get used to her.
She recalled: “The ninth grade was tough, just like being a freshman in college was tough… I went to high school and I had just done ‘Blue Lagoon’ or something like that… They didn’t. have not hesitated to get up at the lunch table when I sit in unison to move en masse … Then they get bored of being difficult or caring.
Early start: This summer, Shields said she was not “personally injured” playing a child prostitute on screen at age 11 because she chose not to be “victimized.” The researcher landed her groundbreaking lead role as Violet in the 1978 hit movie “Pretty Baby”, and she believes the sexualization of young people is not going to go away and she refuses to be portrayed as “one. victim”
“Then we started studying together, or if I did well on a test, I would prove to them that I wasn’t getting special treatment.”
She revealed how the turning point came when her mother, Tina Shields, threw a “whole class” roller skating party, which was a wake-up call to the other kids.
She explained, “The kids I thought were so cool, but what they saw while we were at this event was how hard I had to work.
“So they’re all dancing and I have to take pictures and make sound clips.
“And then I got to dance with them, but I think they saw that I wasn’t stuck, I didn’t think I was better than them.
“And then I still had to take that math test on Monday. It balanced out! ‘