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Brooke Shields braves the stairs at the MET Gala 2012; needs a cane to walk

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Brooke Shields walked the red carpet on Monday night at the MET Gala 2012 in New York City and was looking stunning. The actress who was highly anticipated at the event definitely shocked her fans when they saw she brought a medical accessory. The evening was all about fashion as the threads of the famous walked the red carpet.

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The fans were immediately aware that she was using a cane and appeared to be in pain. The actress was last seen on the red carpet in the middle of April for a Broadway theater opening, but without a cane and looking happy.

The typical walk on the red carpet has the stars walking to the photographers and then up the stairs. However, for Brooke Shields it looked to be a tremendously painful journey. With a cane on one side and limping as she went, it seemed the actress was taking one for fashion as she made her way along.

Brooke Shields isn’t the only entertainer who has used a cane on the red carpet. Brad Pitt was also injured this year and ended up using a cane at the award shows earlier in 2012. Obviously the show must go on!