Brooke Shields has sex regrets

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 26 May 2009
Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields has sex regrets

'Lipstick Jungle' beauty Brooke Shields wishes she hadn't waited until she was 22 to lose her virginity

Brooke Shields wishes she'd had sex sooner.

The former 'Lipstick Jungle' beauty - who became famous aged 12 playing a prostitute in the movie 'Pretty Baby' - says her biggest regret in life was not losing her virginity until she was in her 20s.

She said: "I think I would have lost my virginity earlier than I did at the age of 22. I had the public and all this pressure, and I wish I had just gotten it over with in the beginning when it was sort of OK."

The twice-married actress - who raises two children with husband Chris Henchy - also wishes she had been more confident with her body when she was growing up.

She added to America's Health magazine: "I think I would have been much more in touch with myself.

"I think I wouldn't have had issues with weight. I carried this protective 20 lbs of weight in college. It was all connected."

The 43-year-old star recently admitted she forgets she is not in her 20s anymore when considering upcoming movie roles.

She said: "For years, I was the youngest person on the set, and it occurred to me recently that I wasn't 26! I'd read a script and say, 'Oh, that's a great character, that's something I'd love to do.'

And they'd say, 'Um, no, we're thinking of you for the mother.' And then I'd say, 'Oh, of course! Of course! I knew that.' "

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