Ms. Shields was requested about her expertise with Mr. Trump.
“I used to be making some film within the late-90s,” she mentioned. “My telephone rang and it was him. He mentioned, ‘You and I ought to date. You’re America’s sweetheart, and I’m the world’s richest man. Folks will find it irresistible.’ At which level I stifled laughter and mentioned, ‘Thanks, I’m very flattered, however I’ve a boyfriend and I don’t suppose he would admire me stepping out on him.’ And he mentioned, ‘Effectively, I believe you’re making a giant mistake.’ I mentioned, ‘Effectively, I’m going to need to take my probabilities.’”
Did she not know that George Michael was homosexual? And did they actually go on a date?
“A number of,” she mentioned. “He was very respectful of my virginity.”
“Learn the e book!” a publicist yelled, referring to “There Was a Little Woman,” the 2014 memoir by which she tells the story.
Ms. Shields added that, regardless of the looks that her relationships with Mr. Michael and Mr. Jackson appeared merely for present, she had actual bonds with each of them.
“We had a lot enjoyable,” she mentioned. “I wasn’t only a goal, as a beard. It really was greater than that. The conversations, the fears, the discussions.”
The speak turned to her podcast — by which she has spoken with Stacey Abrams, Rosie O’Donnell, Chelsea Handler and Kris Jenner — and the one particular person she has been itching to get: Britney Spears, who hasn’t given an interview in years.
“I attempted very laborious to discover a strategy to be the very first interview,” Ms. Shields mentioned. “And I haven’t gotten it. However I’m the one one that might do justice to the truth of the story. No matter it’s.”