Brooke Shields shares secret to bikini confidence at 55

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·1-min read

Brooke Shields has opened up about finding her bikini confidence at 55 saying that “women over 50 are not done”.

The Suddenly Susan actress revealed it was her teenage daughters who helped her move on from “big bathing suits that had as much fabric as possible”.

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The 55-year-old says her teenage daughters helped her find her confidence. Photos: Instagram/brookeshields

“If you're that age, especially if you are an actress, it's like 'you've had your career, relax,' but I think I'm just starting,” she told People.

“My daughters were like, 'Mom, it's ridiculous.”

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She also regularly shares workout clips online and while she never thought to flaunt her athletic figure, her daughters again taught her to ‘celebrate it’.

“I'm learning from them and they always say you're better off with something that shows your body rather than a muumuu,” she said.

“Listen, I work hard at it. Every day, this summer I worked out. I kind of earned my confidence. I'm still going to get the right angle, mind you. And lighting.”

Back in September, Brooke teased fans about a new project, as she lounged on the beach in a yellow swimsuit.

“Working on something special with my friend @helenachristensen. You are incredible. Stay tuned - exciting things to share soon,” she captioned the photo.

One person commented saying: “Are you real?”, while another wrote: “beauty”.

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