Did BROOKE SHIELDS Almost Die?


Brooke Shields is in the hospital recovering from a broken femur.

The 55-year-old model and actress shared a video onInstagramshowing her in a hospital gown and trying to walk on crutches. She wrote, "Broke my femur. Beginning to mend. No matter what your challenge is, make a positive choice, for yourself, to move forward. #BeginningisNow."

Shields did not reveal how she suffered the broken thigh bone or how long she might have to stay in the hospital.