Child abuse campaigners are furious at Tate Modern gallery's decision to show an 'obscene' picture of a naked year-old Brooke Shields. Yesterday critics called for the image of the star to be withdrawn from the new exhibition, which opens tomorrow, saying it was unacceptable. They claimed the picture would attract paedophiles to the gallery and said organisers should have taken advice from parents before deciding to show it. The exhibition also features huge sexually explicit images of penetration and works made from the pages of pornographic magazines. Then and now: A year-old Brooke Shields in the film Pretty Baby left , and at a party last month at 44 right.
Young Brooke Shields: The early career of a budding supermodel (1975)
Young Brooke Shields: The early career of a budding supermodel () - Click Americana
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. This series of photographs has been the source for controversy for decades. The girl in the background of this meme is indeed a naked year-old Shields, and the photograph was truly published by Playboy. Although this meme may have given some viewers the impression that the image appeared in Playboy magazine itself, the picture was actually featured in the Playboy Press publication Sugar and Spice.