Kim Basinger tried to protect daughter. The former L.A. Confidential actress tried to give her daughter Ireland a stable home and childhood, never thinking that she would follow her footsteps to be coming a model. The sixty year old had been taken back when she heard that the daughter of actor Alec Baldwin had signed with IMG Models and a professional management firm earlier this year, because she always tried to keep her eighteen year old away form this.
The ‘L.A. Confidential’ actress told People magazine:
”She grew up in the limelight but I tried to provide stability and a quieter world.
”You just want them to follow their own path, and she totally did this on her own.”
But never the less she supports her daughter with her dreams. The Oscar-winning actress explained:
”I think she wanted to stick her foot in and see what it would bring. And she’s doing extremely well.”
The star, who is on film with her fourth movie so far this year has opened up about her decision to reignite her own career after learning to overcome her anxiety without medication.
”In this business you can be at the top of the world and at the bottom of the barrel, and you’re grape juice. I’ve been at both ends. It can make you become what you really are.
”Now I wake up and enjoy life. I didn’t want to live on drugs. I wanted to face everything I was afraid of.”
”I’ve been so blessed because I’ve had such longevity. I’m not a big red-carpet girl. But I love the work.’