Brinkley appears on the cover of People to discuss turning 60 and how she seems to get better with age.
Once I get my hips moving, I can do anything. I’m actually excited about turning 60. I feel such a surge of energy. She’s happy to close the book on the last decade. My 50s weren’t easy. I lost both my parents and went through a miserable divorce while trying to be a pillar for my kids. But I made it through. Now I feel on top of my game.
Upton is crowned model of the year by Christie Brinkley at the 10th Style Awards in New York. Brinkley says:
Right here and now, there isn’t a hotter property in the model world than Kate Upton.
Brinkley and Sailor appear on the cover of the July 2013 issue of Bella NYC. This is the first cover of the mother and daughter together. Sailor says:
It was only recently that I wanted to get into modeling. I said, “Mom, should I diet?” and she was like, “No! You don’t need to be skinny, you just need to be happy with yourself and confident and fit.” All of her photos really show that. She was like a goddess.
Shape interviews Brinkley about advise for overweight women who want to lose weight.
I think that reading about the way food affects your body like just the fact that they’re reading Shape.com means that they’re on the right track. I really believe that the more informed you are about the benefits of a healthy bite versus the chain reaction that you’re going to put into effect in your body when you take that bite you just suddenly don’t want to make that choice for yourself anymore. It’s beyond willpower at that point, it’s become a desire to do something good for yourself.
Joel and Brinkley announce their seaparation in a written statement. The couple says they their breakup is amicable, and has only been kept quiet to protect their 8-year old daughter, Alexa.
We have been there to support each other during critical times and expect to be there for each other in the future. When Billy was stricken with kidney stones in February, Christie helped nurse him back to health. And when Christie was inolved in [her] hellish skiing accident, Billy came to her rescue.