Doc: Brinkley, Ex Need Therapy

Court-appointed shrink wants custody of kids to go to Brinkley
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Jul 9, 2008 11:11 AM CDT
Christie Brinkley and her cheating hubby back in 2003.   (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)
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(Newser) – A court-appointed shrink said both Christie Brinkley and her two-timing hubby needed time on a therapist's couch—adding that Peter Cook is a childish narcissist undeserving of custody, the New York Post reports. Psychiatrist Stephen Herman testified that “the father's behavior in this marriage has been terribly destructive and apparently continues to be."

Cook’s behavior includes a $3,000-a-month Internet porn habit and masturbating live on Web cam. But Herman didn’t completely absolve Brinkley. He added that the cover girl “needs to start working on therapy issues related to her parenting, maybe her choice in male figures with whom to get involved, certain motivations she has herself that can get her into trouble." (Read more Christie Brinkley stories.)