Christie Brinkley broke down and cried on Tuesday’s “Today Show” over the man she chose to marry.
While she was ostensibly there to promote her return to Broadway’s “Chicago,” Brinkley and Matt Lauer wound up talking exclusively about her ugly split from Peter Cook.
The toxic split has led to years’ worth of nasty tabloid headlines, with Cook engaging in public name calling while Brinkley has remained largely silent.
On Tuesday, she lost it.
“I just want peace for my family,” said Brinkley, tearing up. “I just want peace… and anytime I have any joy or any kind of success in anything, [Cook] has to try to destroy it.