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Brooke Shields Reveals She Was A Little 'Green' While Indulging In THIS Activity!

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By Taylor Hodgkins on December 29, 2022 at 5:00 AM EST

Life delivers us with plenty of learning experiences. Actress Brooke Shields certainly knows this to be true!

The "Endless Love" star has been incredibly transparent in telling her fans about her many different types of life experiences throughout her career.

Some of Shields' stories are on the serious side; she wrote books about her struggle with post-partum depression, and the complicated relationship she had with her late mother. Other stories are much more light-hearted and on the funnier side, as fans will find out on her podcast, "Now What? With Brooke Shields."

Shields, 57, divulged one of her funnier life stories in the latest episode of her podcast, to her guest Chelsea Handler!

Read on to find out the hilarious story from Shields' past, and which actor witnessed the memorable moment!

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Shields Has Revisited Her Past Publicly In Recent Years

Shields rose to fame in the late 1970s as a teen through her controversial film roles and modeling shoots. The "Pretty Baby" actress' late mother was often criticized for her decisions pertaining to her daughter's career. Shields appeared nude in the 1978 film while she was only 11 years old.

She would also famously appear nude in the controversial 1980 film "The Blue Lagoon" and "Endless Love," which was released the following year.

Shields, who was a younger teen at the time, received a great deal of media scrutiny for these roles and her participation in the highly-sexualized 1980 ad campaign for Calvin Klein jeans. As the decades went by and cultural conversations shifted, Shields was able to recognize the unfair treatment by the media treatment.

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Last year Shields and Dax Shepard discussed the difficult chapter in her early life on his podcast, "Armchair Expert With Dax Shepard." The duo examined a controversial interview Shields did with Barbara Walters at the time. The actress called Walters' prodding questions "practically criminal." (via The Blast)

The model once told New of her early acting roles, "The press wanted me to have shame and regret, and could not handle my being cognizant and wise and self-possessed."

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The Princeton Alumna Does Have Some Hilarious Stories In Her Archive!

Looking back and examining life's endless list of lessons is a notable theme of "Now What? With Brooke Shields."

The mother of two teenage daughters has undoubtedly learned some moments of wisdom throughout her life, including the type of relaxation methods she may need to avoid!

On the most recent episode of her podcast, Shields and Handler briefly chatted about indulgences of the drug variety, with the actress recalling a story from the 1980s involving "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" actor Judd Nelson! Before launching into her story, Shields asks Handler, "What drug do you think I could use, 'cause I'm the worst drug taker like I can't... I want to, but I can't!"

Handler responded, "Yeah, I can tell, I don't think you should take any drugs!"

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Shields' self-awareness could partially be thanks to her experience when she smoked marijuana for the first time!

She tells Handler with a laugh, "The first time I ever smoked pot was with Judd Nelson, and we went to go see 'Dry White Season,' and, first of all, it was a bong, which I did not know how to use! I literally tried to get my mouth around the whole thing instead of putting my face in!"

Shields' pal then dead-pans, "That is so stupid, Brooke!"

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"I was like, 'I've never seen one of these,' Shields continues, "He's like, 'put your mouth IN IT! IN IT!' Anyway, we get to 'Dry White Season', and it's a packed theater and I'm sitting there and all of a sudden I start going [mimics panicked breathing], and he was like, 'NEVER AGAIN!'' Nelson's "The Breakfast Club" features a memorable scene where the crew indulges in a little green during detention; could her experience have mirrored one of the film's characters?

Handler joked, "Yeah, any real drug user does not want to be around a newcomer!"

Handler, for her part, also has an endless bounty of hilarious stories in her arsenal, which fans will be able to hear some selections in her new Netflix comedy special! "Chelsea Handler: Revolution" is now available to stream, as is all episodes of Brooke Shields' podcast!

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