Christie Brinkley’s Supposed Ex-Hubby Turnaround is “Unfit” for Print

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By Daniel Gates


Christie Brinkley will be playing Roxie Hart in “Chicago” on Broadway soon, and the National Enquirer alleges that her new gig has led Brinkley to do a “complete about-face” on her ex-husband Peter Cook. Brinkley and Cook divorced in 2006 after his affair with a teenage girl was discovered.

During the ensuing custody battle over their children Jack and Sailor, the supermodel mom argued that Cook was an “unfit father,” and she was awarded sole custody. Now the Enquirer claims Brinkley has “change[d] her tune” and is “beseeching” Cook to “take the kids off her hands” while she’s in the musical.

According to a so-called “source” for the tabloid, Brinkley “is scrambling to make nice with Peter so he’d agree to keep the kids for four months.” But Gossip Cop looked into the matter, and the notion that Brinkley “has done a complete turnaround” on Cook just isn’t true.

In preparation for her time in New York, “Christie has been looking at apartments large enough for her kids,” a rep tells us, and the new “Chicago” star plans to continue being an active parent throughout her Broadway stint.

It sounds to Gossip Cop like Brinkley is doing what any working mom does. And, as usual, the Enquirer just Cook-ed another wrong story.

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