Christie stands by 21-year-old daughter Sailor who “gets offers all day long” in an EXCLUSIVE new interview with HollywoodLife!
Christie Brinkley, 65, is clapping back at Wendy Williams, 55, again over the talk show hosts comments that Christie “faked” her injury and pulled out of Dancing with the Stars to give 21-year-old daughter Sailor a shot. “I was insulted because my daughter doesnt need me to pull any strings or stunts to get her any type of jobs. She is a gorgeous, smart and funny amazing person who has a great agent and gets offers all day long,” Christie told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY at the Daytime Beauty Awards in Los Angeles on Friday, September 20. “So for Wendy to have said anything like this is why I had to say something. If it was just about me I would pay no attention to it, but when you go after my kids, then we have a problem.”
It was announced earlier this week that Christie would not be participating in the upcoming season of DWTS after breaking her arm in a “freak accident.” Sailor, Christies youngest daughter with ex-husband Peter Cook, was then announced to replace her mom on the long-running series. Wendy went on to comment that the Christies injuries looked “fake as hell” on September 16, then added, “Let me tell you what I see. What I see is a 65-year-old hot stuff who looks like if youre going to fracture anybody you shouldve said the tailbone cause I dont see a wrist and a shoulder being fractured. But that was real cute.” While theres no word on why Wendy jumped to such conclusions, Christie — who has appeared as a guest on The Wendy Williams Show in the past — wasnt amused.
“I think when Wendy Williams started this and came up with this far fetched idea of what she thought happened, I was shocked because I couldnt believe she would even say anything so absurd,” Christie continued. “And then I was shocked that anyone gave it any life from there. It really was everywhere. It was so absurd and silly.” Sailor fired back at Wendys accusations in an interview with Entertainment Tonight earlier this week, as well. “Its so insane to me. [My mom] was sobbing, crying because she couldnt do [the show] anymore. She wasnt even crying because she was hurt, she was like, I let everyone d