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I'm going to just come out and say it. To all the haters spouting vitriol in comments section of the PEOPLE's cover announcement, you couldn't be more off. Having met Christie Brinkley in person several times over the past few months this picture is epitomizes the term What You See Is What You Get.
I would go on to say "You're just jealous" but let's be serious here, I'm half her age and I'mjealous.
GALLERY: Christie's PEOPLE Magazine covers
3/8/82 :: Christie's first appearance on PEOPLE's cover was an inset, proving that there's no competing with the Selleck stache.
11/1/82 :: Ditto for "America's Favorite Pussonality."
1/16/84: Christie's appearance on the cover of the politically themed issue was strictly a modeling gig.
5/8/95 :: They met on the set of Joel's Uptown Girl video, and though they split in '94 they remain close.
4/18/94 :: She and friend Ricky Taubman crashed while heli-skiing in Telluride. Christie told PEOPLE, "All of a sudden I said, 'Alexa...I am her mother, and she needs me. I am not going to die. I refuse. I won't.'
1/9/95 :: The traumatic crash brought Christie and Ricky closer, but their subsequent marriage was short-lived.