For decades, Brooke Shields has been known for her enviable eyebrows and dedication to Calvin Klein. Now, the Internet is going wild over her for an entirely different reason. The 52-year-old actress and model is currently living her best life on a tropical island, where she has been posting videos of herself jet-skiing, walking along the beach with her husband, Chris Henchy, and soaking up the sun and palm-tree shade in a black and white bikini. Not only does Shields look totally blissed out, she is giving fans serious Blue Lagoon vibes. Her Instagram comments are accordingly filled with compliments from well-wishers, a welcome change from the cesspools of hate often found in the comments sections of celebrity’s posts.
“Excuse, me, but I think your confidence is showing . 😊😚,” one user commented on a bikini pic. “Still got it!!!….actually, never lost it!😍,” another said. Many remarked on Shields’s age, as well, with comments including “52! Timeless!” and “HEALTHY 52 YEAR OLD!!!!!! Thanks Brooke Shields for representing AGELESS SMART BEAUTY!!!” Of course, while someone’s health can’t be determined simply by their appearance, Shields is glowing in her latest snaps.
It’s also just plain refreshing to see a woman over 50 taking center stage, as Shields unapologetically does in these photos. In the same spirit, earlier this year, Shields’s fellow model Christie Brinkley graced the cover of Sports Illustrated at the age of 63. Based on fan reactions alone, it seems like the magazine should consider offering Brooke Shields the same gig stat.
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