Kim Basinger Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th March 2015

Quote: "I'm going to New York. I've been focusing on acting lately, and that's why I've stepped out of the modelling spotlight to be in film school. I just switched actually - I'm looking into New York Film Academy right now." Model IRELAND BALDWIN is following in the footsteps of her famous parents, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, and trying her luck as an actor.

10th November 2014

Quote: "No f**king way. That's like having your parents coach your soccer team - you'll never win!" Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's 19-year-old daughter Ireland Baldwin has no plans to ask for her parents' advice on her acting career.

26th September 2014

Fact: A New York City condominium featured in Mickey Rourke's and Kim Basinger's 1986 film 9 & 1/2 Weeks has been put on the market for $4.3 million (£2.7 million). The penthouse, which served as home of The Wrestler star's character, features two bedrooms and two bathrooms and a terrace, which served as the location for Basinger's racy striptease scene in the movie. The apartment is located atop the city's historic Piano Factory, according to the New York Post.

11th December 2013

Quote: "I've had my trials and tribulations, but 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 did my first skydive the other day, and falling... out of an airplane was exhilarating. I want to conquer any fear before I leave here." Actress Kim Basinger has found natural ways to deal with her anxiety issues.

4th September 2013

Quote: "(Modelling is) much harder than I anticipated. It really takes a lot out of you. Though, it is really fun and I never thought I would meet all these lovely people." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter Ireland is surprised by how tough it is to work in the modelling industry after launching herself in fashion.

3rd July 2013

Quote: "I actually want my hair to be lavender. I'm so into lavender hair. It's really cool, I want it so badly but no one wants me to have it obviously." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's model daughter Ireland tells she is desperate to dye her blonde locks purple.

12th June 2013

Quote: "It just saddens me to see her going through something like that and I know she doesn't follow me and I'm not sure she'll ever see it... but (I want to offer) more support to her." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter, Ireland, follows up on the tweet she sent out fellow teen Paris Jackson, who is recovering in hospital after a suicide attempt last week (ends07Jun13). Baldwin wrote, "Stay strong, beautiful girl".

10th March 2013

Fact: Alec Baldwin's 17-year-old daughter Ireland is following in the footsteps of her mother Kim Basinger by signing a modelling contract with an agency. The actress modelled before she found fame in Hollywood.

6th September 2012

Quote: "I've seen so many psychologists because courts have ruled that I have to go. I had a few that were good, but I had 500 other ones that were terrible. They talk to you in a baby voice, or look at you like you're a dog or something. I've been around so many a**hole therapists that I thought, 'Wait, I could do better'. I love working with kids." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter Ireland is thinking about pursuing a career in child psychology thanks to a lifetime of therapy in the wake of her parents' nasty divorce.

16th August 2012

Tweet: "I want to be in incredible movies... I want to make people laugh... Aghhhhh I'm itchin' to act." Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's teenage daughter Ireland is keen to follow her famous parents into Hollywood.

24th September 2010

Quote: "We had 11 dogs... It's four o'clock in the morning and the earthquake comes in 1991... and my ex-wife bolts up in bed and the first words out of her mouth were... 'Get the dogs!' I knew where I stood... She's a great dog lover." Alec Baldwin on life with pet-loving ex-wife Kim Basinger.

3rd March 2010

Fact: A portrait of Alec Baldwin, which was commissioned by his brother STEVEN as a gift for the actor's ex-wife Kim Basinger, is for sale on internet auction site The 1991 picture was handed to the 30 ROCK star in the couple's 2002 divorce and is now up for grabs with a starting bid of $200 (£133).

8th November 2009

Quote: "Do I believe in getting married? Oh yeah, of course I do. I'd love to get married again. I have to find a really rich woman so I can stay home and read books all day." Alec Baldwin's messy divorce from Kim Basinger hasn't put him off a second marriage.

27th January 2009

Fact: Alec Baldwin had an awkward flashback to his marriage to actress Kim Basinger on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (25Jan09) - his stunning 13-year-old daughter, IRELAND, wore a gown from her mum's wardrobe. Ireland was daddy's date to the SAGs.

20th June 2008

Quote: "Judges in family law are like pit bosses in casinos. They want to keep everyone at the tables, having drinks and gambling and losing money." Alec Baldwin, whose legal battles with ex-wife Kim Basinger, have been hitting the headlines for years.

9th May 2008

Quote: "You can pretty much bet all you own that I would never leave another voicemail message for my daughter that wasn't just like something out of a Rodgers and Hammerstein score." Alec Baldwin reveals he's now more careful before leaving messages after an angry voicemail to his daughter with Kim Basinger was leaked to the press last year (07).

30th August 2007

Fact: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Brandon Routh and Ashley Olsen are teaming up for new movie THE INFORMERS, based on short stories by American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis.

6th November 2006

Quote: "I went on a date with her and she said, 'I'm a vegetarian,' and I said, 'So am I.' I totally lied but I became one." Alec Baldwin lied about his meat-free diet to win ex-wife Kim Basinger over on their first dinner date.

19th September 2006

Quote: "JUDY BOGEN, she's this 300-pound homunculus whose face looks like a cross between a bulldog and a clenched fist. She's a hideously angry-looking woman." Alec Baldwin admits he dreads running into his former wife Kim Basinger's lawyer.

13th April 2006

Quote: "Women ask me, 'How was it to kiss Michael Douglas?' It was phenomenal... but that's CATHERINE's (ZETA-JONES) department." Kim Basinger enjoyed making out with Michael Douglas in new spy thriller THE SENTINEL.

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