Brooke Shields Turns out she briefly broke up with Chris Henchy before getting married, to see what else was out there.
In an interview with People, Shields admitted that the scare led her to believe she was “rebounding, or whatever they call it, because I didn’t put in any time planting my oats.
“I was like, ‘Oh, I can plant my oats now. That’s what I’m going to do. I’m going to plant my oats.'”
The “Blue Lagoon” actress said wild times were ahead, given the “rejection” she faced during her split from Henchy.
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Shields shared, “There was not a single oat that would be sown.” “I was literally, like, rejected. … People were like, ‘No, we’re not going to do that.’ I was like, ‘Oh, okay.'”
The actress explained that she and Henchy started dating again when she realized she could not stay away from him.
“I was calling him all the time, and he said, ‘You broke up with me. That’s how it works. You don’t call me every day, because You broke up with Me, So don’t call me every day,'” she said.
Shields replied, “But I want to talk to you.”
Henchy, now her husband, reminded her that it “doesn’t work that way” and Shields recalled, “I don’t want to lose this person, so I better behave.”
The 57-year-old shared that laughter has been their recipe for a successful marriage and Henchy is “good at leveling me up.”
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“Every time I finish with my therapist, Chris is like, ‘Are you fixed? You good? We good?'”
The couple married in 2001 and share two daughters: Rowan, 19and Grier, 16.
Shields spoke with the outlet to promote her upcoming Hulu documentary, “Brooke Shields: Pretty Baby.”
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The mother of two talks about being sexually abused in movies at a young age, which left her “paralyzed by shame” in her real-life relationships, especially with her college sweetheart Dean Cain.
Learning from his mistakes, Shields said he hopes his two daughters Are able to celebrate their bodies and sexuality.
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“I want them to be celebrated instead of shamed — ashamed of their bodies, ashamed of their sexuality,” she said. “It’s such a burden.”