They look like one big happy family, but Alexa has lived through three divorces, her father’s public battle with alcohol, and the pressure to live up to her famous parents.
Alexa Ray Joel, you’ve had a lot to do deal with growing up! You had parents who were famous, a father who battled alcohol addiction, and you’ve dealt with three divorces. No wonder you felt like you had nowhere to turn when your world came crashing down. Allyne Spinner, the director of First Steps to recovery, says girls who grew up with an alcoholic father or parent, “might have depression.” Read more
Take a read all you BFFs, and Alexa Ray and Christie: Here’s my advice for you!
ave you ever blamed your mom for everything that’s not right in your life? Have you ever realized later, when you had more perspective, that you were being really harsh? I think that’s what might be going on with Alexa Ray Joel, the 23-year-old daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley. The adorable aspiring singer had an unsuccessful—thank God—suicide attempt last week, that’s been blamed on a number of factors including depression over her breakup with a long-term boyfriend… Read more