Brooke Shields blasts interview she did with Barbara Walters at age 15 as ...

Brooke Shields blasts interview she did with Barbara Walters at age 15 as ...
Brooke Shields blasts interview she did with Barbara Walters at age 15 as ...

Brooke Shields called out Barbara Walters as she recounted the interview she did with her at age 15 following the release of her controversial yet iconic Calvin Klein ad campaign. 

Shields, 56, was just a teenager when Walters asked during their 1981 interview about her measurements.   

Reflecting on their interview, the actress slammed the discussion as 'practically criminal' during an appearance on Dax Shepard's Armchair Expert podcast.

'That Barbara Walters interview is maddening,' Dax, 46, said.

'It's practically criminal': Brooke Shields called out Barbara Walters as she recounted the interview she did with her at age 15 following the release of her controversial yet iconic Calvin Klein ad campaign

'It's practically criminal': Brooke Shields called out Barbara Walters as she recounted the interview she did with her at age 15 following the release of her controversial yet iconic Calvin Klein ad campaign

'It's practically criminal,' Brooke said. 'It is not journalism.'

Brooke also revealed she was supposed to do a second campaign with the brand but was dropped once she started to become more synonymous with the jeans than the designer. 

'It was supposed to be a two year contract and I was signed to do the next campaign and that didn't happen and I came to realize, it was confirmed in a way that the identification of me with the jeans was more so than [Calvin]. It almost backfired on them. It was almost as if people were coming in asking for the Brooke Shields jeans, and that was really not the goal.' 

Brooke faced criticism after appearing in the 1980 Calvin Klein ads where she famously asked, 'You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.'

Backlash: Brooke faced criticism after appearing in the 1980 Calvin Klein ads where she famously asked, 'You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing'; pictured November 2021

Backlash: Brooke faced criticism after appearing in the 1980 Calvin Klein ads where she famously asked, 'You want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing'; pictured November 2021

But recently Brooke insisted she was 'naive' about the double entendre she famously uttered in the ads. 

In an interview with Vogue, Brooke said she was very 'protected' and 'didn't think it was sexual in nature' — so she was 'shocked' when the media went crazy for it, accusing her of utilizing a

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