The Blue Lagoon EXCLUSIVE clips: Controversial Brooke Shields film gets new UK release
B rooke Shields has just got back from a lunch at the Lincoln Center, to mark the opening of New York fashion week. At 52, Shields is in great shape, her athletic 5ft 11in frame maintained with daily workouts and sessions of ashtanga yoga. When the American luxury publication Social Life magazine asked her to pose in white Calvin Klein underwear for a photoshoot this summer, the resulting cover image went viral, setting the fashion world abuzz with rumours that Shields was about to appear in a new campaign for the label she had made famous back in Attending the Calvin Klein show at New York fashion week in February this year, Shields was mobbed by people wanting selfies with her.
Brooke Shields was only years-old when she starred in the most famous adaptation of Henry de Vere Stacpoole's novel. The Victorian story of two shipwrecked childern who grow up alone on a tropical island became overshadowed on the big screen by the scenes of the nearly naked characters falling in love. The notorious sex scene has dominated headlines and scandalised viewers ever since.