21 year-old girl Christie Brinkley’s husband cheated with may testify in divorce

Christie Brinkley, 54, has been granted her request to have her divorce open to the public. The trial starts on July 2 in Long Island and the sordid details will be published as soon as they’re revealed in court. It is rumored that Christie’s husband of ten years, Peter Cook, was cheating on her for over a year with a barely legal girl he hired to work at his architectural firm. Cook, 49, promised to help then 18 year-old aspiring singer Diana Bianchi with her career. He gave her a job and gradually convinced her to have an affair. People Magazine is reporting that Bianchi has been subpoenaed to testify at the divorce trial. Her lawyer said she will be honest if she’s called to the stand:

Diana Bianchi, the young woman at the center of Christie Brinkley’s split from Peter Cook, may take the stand during their upcoming divorce trial, her lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, confirmed to PEOPLE.

He said Brinkley’s lawyers have requested her to testify in the public trial set to begin July 2 in Long Island.

“She’s been subpoenaed to testify, and if called to testify, she will testify truthfully,” said Tacopina.

Bianchi made headlines two years ago when it was revealed Cook had an affair with her when she was his teenaged assistant. Bianchi sued Cook and they settled out of court last year.

Asked how Bianchi’s doing now, Tacopina replied, “She in a lot of ways is a very composed young lady and in a lot of ways a young girl.”

“She struggled with this and her family struggled,” he added. “The way it was brought to the public’s attention is not the way anyone wants to be known. It was a difficult situation and that’s why she escaped any attention from the last episode up to now.”

He declined to reveal where she’s currently living but confirmed she’s still working in the arts and entertainment industry.

“She’s a budding young singer with a terrific voice,” he says. “She’s dabbling in a bunch of things and also trying to keep her anonymity.”

When the news came out two years ago that Brinkley was getting a divorce and that her husband cheated with a young employee he hired, another woman came out with a very similar story of being hired and seduced by Cook. Singer Samantha Cole said she was also 18 and looking to launch her singing career when she met Cook. He hired her to work for him and convinced her to date him even though he had an older girlfriend at the time. They were together for about year and eventually broke up. Cook got engaged to Christie Brinkley shortly afterward and Cole said she found it surprising that he would marry a woman five years older than him.

Brinkley is also said to be claiming that Cook was into Internet porn and often looked for women on swinger’s sites. This is going to be an interesting trial.

Christie Brinkley, Peter Cook and their two children are shown in May, 2004 at the Prisoner of Azkaban premiere in May 2004. Their children are Jack Paris, now 13, and Sailor Lee, who will be 10 next month. The other woman Diana Bianchi is below.

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  1. Keith Orchard says:

    I love how you say he “convinced” her to date him. Yeah, i’m sure these 18 year olds living in NYC are extremely nieve and have no idea what is going on. I’m sure they gave no thought to bettering their career’s by sleeping with this man. Yeah, they are as innocent as you make them sound. About the divorce though, good, she is fantastic and by all accounts he’s a douche. She has her 2 beautiful kids to show for her marriage so it was worth it for her in my opion. As far as he goes, the kids always find out and understand what happened. And that means alot of explaining and heartache for daddy over the years. Good that he deserves that, but sad for the kids. It’s Christie and her kids that are the victims, not the 2 tramps or the old perv.

  2. Banana Boat says:

    Lulz at the casual picture of the mistress. WTF? At least dress that shit up. She looks like she’s going to wash her car.

    And everyone wants to be a f*cking singer and start a ‘music career’. It’s so funny; these plain, dull little drones all want to be superstars. Ridiculousness.

  3. Nikki says:

    How come every wife divorcing their husband adds, “and he was into Internet porn,” into the mix? Gee, a guy who watches porn online. Quelle surprise. Christie you have enough of a case, no need to add-on something that goes on in most homes in America. Oh – I’m a woman and yes, I watch “Internet porn” with my husband. FUN.

  4. Kevin says:

    Peter Cook,,,more like cooked peter now. She’s cute, in a slight Sarah Larson way. Maybe old George will pick her up off waivers,,,if she is squinty enough for him.

  5. chamalla says:

    Good for her, standing up and being honest. That’s kinda refreshing.

    hahaha, Nikki! Go girls who like porn! I agree that likely more men than don’t indulge in a little digital jiggly jiggly.

  6. Kaiser/ Hippacrat says:

    This divorce is going to be a train wreck. But I don’t understand why. Brinkley’s already got the media on her side. Why go scorched earth? I feel for the kids…

  7. Mairead says:

    *clears throat*

    HUSBIND STEEEE-LURRRRRRRRR!!!!!!! Boo… Hiss…. *grr, snarl*

    🙄 🙄 🙄

    Now that i got the cod-indignant-at-this-brazen-hussy-pilfering-a-poor-unfortunate-man-away-from-a-former-moggle out of the way; I’m disturbed by the age of teenage mistresses by this walking-midlife-crisis. Something tells me he wouldn’t say no to a 17 year old if opportunity presented itself.

  8. Anastasia says:

    What the hell is up with heaping all the blame on the 18 year old girls? No one is innocent here, but why does the guy get off the hook? Peter Cook is the one who was MARRIED and much older so supposedly in possession of much better judgement, right?

    The girls always get called hussy, ho, everything in the book. How about “Peter Cook is a douchebag?”

  9. Mairead says:

    psssssssst Anastasia… I’m not sure if your comment was aimed at me, but I’m being completely facetious there – hence the smilies and the words “cod-indignation” used 😉

    I actually agree with you; 18 year olds are still teenagers and have barely been born. He’s the randy ould git who couldn’t keep it at home.

  10. Anastasia says:

    Oh Mairead, I know. It was the earlier comments heaping abuse on ONLY the 18 year olds I took objection to.

  11. Because I say So says:

    I just hope this doesn’t into a Sheen/Richards media circus/trainwreck. I don’t understand Christie’s wish to air it all, especially since she has young children, who will hear this over and over from their friends and other outlets. At the very least, think of them. Regardless of how she might feel about the man, he is still their father.

    Oh, and how is being hired by an architect going to launch a music career? Am I missing something?

  12. Judy says:

    I think it is funny that this 18 old has an affair with a married man and then sues him and gets money for it LOL
    Makes her kind of a paid tramp. He is a waste of humanity. I don’t feel sorry for this 18 yr old and I don’t feel sorry for him either.
    Go Christie and nail his butt and let the world knows what he is about.
    His kids will find out in the end anyway
    so it shouldn’t matter if they hear it in court.
    He didn’t make that girl have sex with him ,he didn’t rape her and how she managed to make money for being an immoral little tramp is beyond me.

  13. queenie says:

    Anyone stop to think this douche is a sex addict? These types are incredibly destructive in relationships and marriages…and in this case the “porn” wouldn’t have been such an innocent thing. Trolling for partners on swingers sites leads me to believe he has a sex addiction, in addition to being in several relationships at once. Christie should get him evaluated for sex addiction and sociopathic personality disorder…good for her for going public!!! These assholes don’t deserve any protection.

  14. jinx says:

    She’s not from NYC, if you actually understand the dynamics, she was 18, lived her life in a podunk down, that’s deserted most of the year and rich people invade the place for 2 months. Her dad was on the police force there. She was raised in a town at the end of long island. It was a sheltered life, and Christie’s husband is a pervert, she wants the world to know. The next woman he dated was also 18 years old. 54 year old pervert. I believe Christie hates his guts. She really picks the losers doesn’t she?

  15. The woman was 18, she was not a child and should not be treated as such. She was an adult who knew she was fooling around with a married man. I do NOT feel sorry for her, she is fully accountable for her actions, just as he is.

  16. Yes, a lot of women pick losers because they go primarily for a man’s looks and his financial standing. They don’t ever bother to look at his character. Then they wonder why they keep getting burned.

  17. Mairead says:

    now, I’m not saying she’s a child and is devoid of responsibility. these silly girls wanted to have their heads turned by an attached older man. If they want to get into the entertainment business, then many people take the sexual morals of their entertainment very seriously.

    But the fact of the matter is that HE was the adulterer and is solely responsible for the effect HIS actions had on HIS family.

  18. Mike says:

    At a certain point, if you are the victim in relationships, you have to start blaming yourself for making poor choices.
    Christie Brinkley is at that point. She always wants the rich, handsome guy. Big surprise he turns out to be amoral.

    In my 20s I’d always go for the really pretty girls and guess what, they were backstabbing vipers. But it’s my fault for not looking beneath the surface. You have to learn or you’ll keep making the same mistake, trapped in an endless loop.

  19. I agree, from what I understand, Christie’s last husband was a con artist/jerk type guy who put on a facade of being a high roller, important person.

    She falls for exteriors, as many people do. I see women only going after rich men, and men only going after beautiful or fake-looking women. They never look at the person’s character until its TOO LATE.

  20. cherie says:

    Hmmmm, Isn’t her son Jack her son from her last marriage, with whom she had an affair with while still married to Billy Joel? Maybe this is just karma.

  21. Orangejulius says:

    Good looks don’t always equate with nastiness/viperishness, just as lousy looks don’t always equate with virtuousness.

  22. Orangejulius says:

    ‘Doesn’t’ always equate with virtuousness.

  23. Ahem says:

    virtue, my friend. virtuousness is not a word…

  24. Nan says:

    See, what did I tell you? Here’s a pic of Christie trying to be the Grace Kelly character Frances Stevens in Hithcock’s ‘To Catch a Thief’. You should get that film & compare it to all of Christie’s late night shows & photoshoots. Here’s the thing…she never had the balls to cut her hair into a bob. She’s so busy living in a fantasy world that of course she’s never made the right decisions. No sense of her own identity. Christy, you aren’t Grace Kelly & either are all of the stars today. Everyone tries. That 50’s kerchief is hysterical! Grace wore the same one! In the 50’s, though!

  25. Lizzie says:

    As the wife of a recovering sex addict I can assure you that “all men look at internet porn” is cr*p. “Men” who objectify women and jerk themselves off to nothing more than a few pixels have REAL problems – and their partners suffer.

    Real men relate to real women. Jerks jerk off to porn. That’s the difference.

  26. Cathleen says:

    A few points quickly:

    1. It’s tiresome to see Brinkley painted as a scorned woman hellbent on revenge.
    The truth is she wanted a private settlement and Cook refused. No doubt, in my opinion, the dirtbag grotesque only wanted the kids as a way of demanding money from Brinkley, as obviously he’s got not a moral fiber in his body.

    So Brinkley said as I see it, that if it had to go to trial she’d make the dog and pony show public and tried in the court of public opinion.

    In my opinion that puts the pressure on the judge to recognize that Cook is the grotesque freeloader that he is and to keep him from being “fair” by awarding time (aka Brinkleys money) with the kids.

    Remember Peter the Grotesque basically sponged off of Brinkley for 10 years. He obviously married her with his unpleasant entertainment habits already formed.

    The guy is scum and not anyone kids near to be around whether it’s Diane Bianchi or his own kids.

  27. natalie says:

    I can’t believe the actions of this guy. He had no money of his own when he married Christie, other than what he made as an architect, and that business is now dead. She paid for everything, including her own Mother’s Day flowers (which he charged to her account). What a total freak this guy is. She should have realized it a lot sooner. Now, this is all about money. He wants as much as he can get from her, and the only way he can do that is to get sole custody of the kids, so Christie has to pay hefty monthly support payments. I hope this guy gets absolutely nada.

  28. Sandi says:

    I would rather not ever marry. ITS BEST TO BE MAN FREE AND DRAMA FREE.