Brooke Shields: I'm jealous of my independent daughters

November 19, 2014 3:10 PM

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Brooke Shields: I'm jealous of my independent daughters

In “There Was a Little Girl The Real Story of My Mother and Me,” Brooke Shields recounts her life as a child star and dysfunctional relationship with her mother Teri who was an alcoholic. It is not a “Mommie Dearest” slam of her mother who served as her manager, but rather a nuanced and deeply personal look into living with an addict. Shields, 49, and the mother of two girls with writer Chris Henchy spoke to FOX411 about it all.

FOX411: This book came about under unusual circumstances. Brooke Shields: I read something that was written about my mother in The New York Times. I felt it was unjust to me and that it was my turn to be able to tell my stories after decades of people giving an opinion which is their prerogative but...

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