this_week_010122-01-01.jpgThe drama in Christie Brinkley’s world never stops. According to the National Enquirer, her recent marriage bustup is a giant scandal. The supermodel just found out her husband of ten years, architect Peter Cook, has been cheating with his 19 year old “personal assistant.” This is Christie’s fourth failed marriage – Billy Joel is one of the exhusbands – and she has a total of three children. The Enquirer says Cook,47, met his teenage girlfriend when she was 18 and working in a toy store. He immediately hired her to work in his office and wined and dined her, promising to help her with a music career. Recently Christie and Peter were out at an event and the teen’s furious stepfather (who happens to be a cop) confronted Peter, and spilled the beans about the affair right in front of horrified Christie. Brinkley kicked the sleazeball out the next day and announced their separation.

Posted by Janet on July 16, 2006

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  1. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Wasn’t Billy Joel her second husband? I thought she was married to some artist for a few years before she married Joel.

  2. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    What a slime ball.
    Sounds like a middle aged man’s melt down.

  3. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Yup. Billy Joel was victim #2.

  4. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    I absolutely adore Christie Brinkley – have for years. Does anyone remember her fiance who was killed? I think that he was a motorcycle racer. She has been a very involved parent and is now trying to find time to also help care for her parents. Cook is a fool and he’ll soon realize it, if he doesn’t already.
    Give Christie credit – when she knows a relationship isn’t going to work, she doesn’t twiddle her thumbs and say “poor me.” Girlfriend moves on because she knows that life is too short to waste on scum.

  5. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Yep, agree with you, 11:17. When Christie makes a mistake, she jumps right in to try to fix it.
    She and Peter looked like the perfect couple! Ten years together. We can’t blame Christie for this guy’s mistake. (Would like to see a picture of the girl, though.)

  6. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Married four times. Either she makes poor choices in a mate, or she’s the poor mate.

  7. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    She started out to be an artist. It seems that those are the people that she’s been attracted to, with the exception of the developer that she wed.
    Christie has been very active not only with her family, but civic matters as well. From ovarian cancer to handgun control, to UNICEF, and Standing for Truth About Radiation (she & Cook), she has become involved with issues that affect us all.
    I think that speaks more to her character and the type of mate she is than the number of marriages she’s had. As for Cook, well he’s just another middle-aged man grasping for one more shot of youth. I think that speaks for itself.

  8. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    I love Christie. I’m glad she’s strong enough to walk away from a man that cheated on her. I admire her that she’s not being a typical Hollywood dumb
    b%#@* and standing by her man. Good for her. She’s my idol.

  9. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Christie Brinkley has three different kids from three different men. The most confusing day of her life must be Father’s Day. If anyone is sleaze, it’s her.
    Why whould any man in her life think of her as his ‘one and only’? The converse sure ain’t possible!
    Peter Cook is an attractive successful man. He should have known in the first place to find himself a young wife, one who hasn’t already been passed around the table like a bottle of wine, and who could provide him with a better family than only a single biological child and a bunch of step-kids left over from other men.
    Fortunately for him, it looks like he won’t make the same mistake next time around.

  10. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Good for Christie! She has enough self-esteem to throw the bum out; he was cheating with a girl YOUNGER than his stepdaughter (Alexa Ray). You go, girl!

  11. By Anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    Heh, and Billy Joel remarried a girl just about the same age as his and Christie’s daughter (Alexa Ray).
    What is it about being married to a super model? Do you suppose that once a man lives with one, and sees what she looks like day to day without all of the well-constructed image and artifical glamour, he realizes that there really is no substitute for youth?

  12. By anonymous
    On July 16, 2006 at

    8:07, who knows. Maybe that’s what Pitt will find out!

  13. By Anonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    What woman in her right mind tolerates a 19 year old personal assistant?

  14. By Gossip Columnist
    On July 17, 2006 at

    I’d give anything to look like Christie Brinkly for just one day!

  15. By Anonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    how much can a 19 yr old assist other than by being constantly horny

  16. By Anonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    What was Christie Brinkley thinking when, in her early 40′s, she married a man five years younger than her? Didn’t she see the writing on the wall saying, “This will last until I hit menopause and then blow up in my face”?

  17. By Anonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    Maybe you might want to check with Mary Tyler Moore…isn’t her husband 15 years younger than her? Get over the age factor already and focus on the character factor.

  18. By Anonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    He’s having a mid-life crisis only now it’s going to cost him his family too. I’m sure he didn’t do it because of Christy. Guys only think of their own gratification and he didn’t think he would ever loose anything. It’s never easy but my hat is off to Christy for booting him out. No one needs to be treated like that and she is better off without a louse like that. I’m sure their are lots of good men who would die to be with her.

  19. By Donna
    On July 17, 2006 at

    You know, women like Hillary Clinton put up with their slimeball husbands who are serial cheaters. They forgive time and time again.
    Christie kicked this creep out the next day after she learned of his dalliance, and she left her last husband the minute she found he lied to her about his finances. Her comment about him was something like, “If he would lie about something like that, he’d lie about other things as well.”
    It seems to me that Christie has high standards – good for her – she deserves much better!
    Who’s better? I choose Christie.

  20. By annonymous
    On July 17, 2006 at

    this is to the commentor dated 7/16/06 7:34 PM-the only sleazy person is YOU for writing this debasing commentary about a woman who wound up with an alcoholic husband (Billy Joel), got out of that bad-deal and married a lovely man named mr taubman who was accidentally killed in a plane crash; from where i sit the only one who got a bad here is christie who made a severely bad character choice in PETER COOK who is clearly a narcissitic pedophile like a lot of confused men his age; these men will see the light when the STD”s start catching up with them; U need therapy for your pathetic comment about your view of her and her marriages..

  21. By Supporter
    On July 18, 2006 at

    She’ll handle the whole thing with grace and dignity, the way she always has. Give her a break; she never says a bad word against anyone.

  22. By Anonymous
    On July 18, 2006 at

    “got out of that bad-deal and married a lovely man named mr taubman who was accidentally killed in a plane crash;”
    Um, he was not killed in a plane crash, they got married after their helicopter crash and then divorced after one year.

  23. By Art Chic
    On July 18, 2006 at

    Christie needs therapy to figure out why she picks fcuk-up men.
    Otherwise her current hubby is a scum sucking freaky daddy who deserves all the bad press in the world.

  24. By Anonymous
    On July 18, 2006 at

    there is always 2 sides to every coin…if christie satisfied her man he wouldnt be wandering…she was too busy doing infomercials and not busy…getting busy with her hubby. 2 husbands…shame on them…4 husbands…shame on her. now she’ll write a book and go on The View to profit from all of this.

  25. By Anonymous
    On July 19, 2006 at

    “if christie satisfied her man he wouldnt be wandering…” Little girl, that’s what guys who don’t know how to please a woman say.

  26. By Art Chic
    On July 19, 2006 at

    Exactly, 2:14.
    Obviously the guy was bored, unethical, sleazy and emotionally immature. CB gave him status and connections…who knows maybe CB would have allowed him to have a mistress every once and awhile-if he had discussed it with her, that is.
    This goes to show us gals that having beauty, riches and children aren’t enough for weasels posing as men.

  27. By Anonymous
    On July 19, 2006 at

    what did Christie do to Billy Joel??? she ruined him. what goes around comes around Christie…no pity for you. new Billy Joel song…She’s a Dumped-on Girl…living in a Dumped-on World.

  28. By Anonymous
    On July 19, 2006 at

    You really know nothing about Billy Joel & Christie do you? Pity.

  29. By Art Chic
    On July 19, 2006 at

    Billy Joel was a boozing coked up skirt-chaser while he was married to Christie.

  30. By just a thought
    On July 20, 2006 at

    Why is the focus on the ‘fourth’ marriage? Who cares- the focus should be on a very creepy husband living a double life. What Peter Cook does to women is sick and he does not care who it is regardless of ‘age’. It appears the only thing he needs a girl/woman for is to feed his twisted ego.

  31. By Anonymous
    On July 22, 2006 at

    Christy Brinkley is and will continue to be one of the most beautiful radiant women int he world. She is a gorgeous, fresh classic beauty who stands the test of time. She is as gorgeous now as she was 20 years ago. Her husband Peter Cook must be a very messed up man with a huge ego and small penis. The women he cheated with are not only young enough to be his daughter but extremly trashy and cheap looking. The kind of girls that are a dime a dozen at any local strip club. What a loser!!!

  32. By Anonymous
    On July 22, 2006 at

    No one knows what goes on in a marriage except for the two people involved. That being said, Peter Cook is pond scum and I’m thrilled Christie kicked him to the curb.

  33. By Anonymous
    On July 23, 2006 at

    I wish I had christy brinkley’s money! I would leave my cheating and lying husband in a heart beat. The reason I can’t is I have uveitis of the eyes.

  34. By Rubydo
    On August 9, 2006 at

    Joel cheated on Christy throughout their marriage and was drunk most of the time too….the only thing good that came out of the union is their beautiful daughter “Alexa Ray”. Taubman was a phony who Christy quickly saw through – she got Jack Paris from that deal, and Saillor was the baby with Cook.

  35. By Karen
    On September 18, 2006 at

    Christy is beautiful, classy and, most importantly, happy. She has three wonderful children and, it seems, a great outlook on life. I hope she keeps that in mind during this sad time for her. I’ve always thought she was such a lovely woman.

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