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Christie Brinkley Breaks Down On 'Today' Over Her Ex-Husband

Tue, March 27, 2012 9:58am EDT by Chloe Melas 7 Comments

Christie sat down with Matt Lauer to talk about her return to Broadway on March 27 but when the discussion turned to her ex Peter Cook and their intense post-divorce fighting, she started to cry!

Christie Brinkley just can’t hold the tears back anymore. The 58-year-old mother of three appeared on The Today Show and began to cry when talking to Matt Lauer about her battle with her ex-husband Peter Cook. Christie said Peter is an “extreme narcissist” and she’s asked the court to protect her and keep him from contacting her.

“Legislation that protects families from a spouse who has been diagnosed by the court-appointed forensic psychiatrist as a bona fide malignant or extreme narcissist,” she explained. “This is something the courts need to come to grips with.”

Christie went on to say that Peter refuses to just pay his minimal $1,800 a month in child support and that he continues to harass her.

“I just want peace for my family,” she cried. “I just want peace and every time and any time I have any joy or any kind of success [Peter] has to try and destroy it. And the courts need to learn how to deal with this kind of situation.”

— Chloe Melas

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