Andre Agassi's Angle After Divorce Shocked Brooke Shields

Since their 1999 divorce wasn’t acrimonious, Brooke Shields hoped she and Andre Agassi would nonetheless stay in touch. Nevertheless, that wasn’t Agassi’s model, so Shields did not hear from him till he was engaged on “Open.” Agassi indicated that Shields’ diaries may be useful in fact-checking the memoir. The actor made quite a few adjustments after spending 5 hours with J. R. Moehringer, Agassi’s ghostwriter. “All the pieces was simply off,” she recalled on the podcast “WTF.” In line with Shields, she acquired a letter in response the place Agassi stated, “I could not change any of the issues that you just corrected as a result of that is not how I bear in mind it and it’s my e-book.”

Specifically, Shields discovered errors within the order of occasions. One level on which the 2 ex-spouses differed was the timing of Agassi’s dependancy. Whereas “Open,” claims that Agassi took crystal meth in 1997, Shields asserts that he was utilizing the drug when he reacted violently throughout her “Associates” look in 1996. 

After consulting along with her editor, Shields realized asking for her enter could have been a ruse, because it implied Shields agreed with the e-book’s contents. In line with The New York Instances overview of “Open,” Shields is portrayed negatively and unsupportive of Agassi’s profession. Nevertheless, Shields took a extra sanguine view of the e-book. “I didn’t come throughout as badly as individuals might need thought that he needed,” Shields defined on “Watch What Occurs Reside,” (by way of ET). “You form of really feel for me extra.”