While promoting the film Pretty Baby (1978), 12-year old Brooke was asked, "What does good in bed mean?" Brooke cheekily replied; "When I'm sick and stay home from school watching TV and my mom brings me soup - that's good in bed."
Brooke's joking comment on her TV commercials for jeans: "If my jeans could talk, I'd be ruined." (1980)
"I'm so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn't understand, she had to explain: 'That's like three Mercedes.' Then I understood." (1981)
"I'm always amazed when people assume things about me - that foul language must upset me, or someone's being gay must upset me. They think, 'O-o-oh, she's the most celebrated virgin.' And really, I was surrounded by such an eclectic group of people my whole life." (2000)
"People think of me as a mannequin, all show and no substance."
After 9/11, I am proud to live downtown. There's something slightly defiant about living down here. (2004)
"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life." (1982)
"Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion." (2005)
"I've never found therapy to be a sign of weakness; I've found the opposite to be true. The willingness to have a mirror held up to you definitely requires strength." (2005)
"Princeton gave me something that can never be taken away from me. It taught me how to think."
On the May 26th, 2005 edition of "Access Hollywood" (1996), Tom Cruise criticized her career and her "misguided" use of the "dangerous" anti-depressant, Paxil, to treat her postpartum depression. He also said that the best treatment option for women experiencing postpartum depression is vitamins. She responded by saying, "Tom Cruise's comments are irresponsible and dangerous. Tom should stick to saving the world from aliens and let women who are experiencing postpartum depression decide what treatment options are best for them".
My younger years of modeling were really just filled with fun trips. I was doing catalogues for Alexander's and Bloomingdale's.
Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window - or break down a door. Woman's World (3-14-06)
The thing I'm the most proud of in my personal life is that my daughter actually thinks that I'm fabulous.
You don't necessarily have to be in misery to be talented.
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