By Kim Fields
Kim Fields has lived such a lot of her existence with humans considering they be aware of her, that's comprehensible. From her first task on a Mrs. Butterworth syrup advertisement at age 7, she has spent forty years within the public eye. there have been nine years as Dorothy "Tootie" Ramsey at the vintage sitcom The proof of Life, five extra in her 20s starring as Regine Hunter at the seminal coming-of-age convey Living Single, and such a lot lately showing as herself on Real Housewives of Atlanta and Dancing with the Stars.
at the back of the digicam, she has directed episodes of Kenan & Kel, Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns and House of Payne, and BET's Let's remain Together. among gigs, the popular culture icon's existence has integrated theater, spoken notice, tune, talking engagements, and easily being current to the purpose that she can't cross an afternoon with out a person preventing her to assert, "When i used to be a child, i needed to be Tootie" or "You have been my function model."
Flattered and blessed, after 4 a long time within the enterprise, Kim ultimately is familiar with the position she has performed onscreen and rancid as a winning, outspoken African-American lady. although, for up to she's been within the public eye, humans have quite by no means identified her the best way they suspect they've got, and that is simply because she, herself, spent so much of her existence figuring herself out. Now, at age forty eight, she is able to set the checklist directly. She says, "It's now not that i have been misunderstood. it really is that i ultimately believe like I comprehend me sufficient to inform the existence tale that i have been requested to put in writing for years." will probably be a chronicle of dwelling, studying, and prepared moments of self-discovery as she's journeyed during the many elements and chapters of existence. Fields discovered religion at age 14 and has came upon God to be correct there each step of ways on the grounds that then.
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