Christie Brinkley and Daughter Slap on Bikinis for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

Every swimsuit model owes their bikini clad careers to Christie Brinkley. She’s supposed to be the breakthrough model for bikini models. I’m not gonna go do research into this, this is just what I’ve stored in my tiny little brain.

Well, she sorta retired from the bikini scene except for some Instagram posts, but now she’s back in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. She also brought her daughters along for the ride. Sailor Brinkley, 18, and Alexa Ray Joel, 31, joined her for some photos. The bikini genes run in the family.

It’s crazy, Christie Brinkley is 63 but she looks 30-something. Virgin blood and baby tears, that’s the secret.

Bringing her daughters onto the shoot made Christie quite emotional. She said to SI:

“This is a real full circle moment for me,” Christie said through tears on set. “I can get very emotional about this. How many years ago, I was that insecure girl hoping that I would be good enough for the magazine. So to see my daughters now having the same thoughts I had, and to be able to see them actually be there on the job, was definitely a big moment.”

That’s actually really cool to bring your family to your workplace. It’d be like if I had my mother next to me staring at porn all day.

Brinkley’s daughters motivated her to get back for one more shoot.

“My first thought was, ‘At my age? No way!’…When I turned 30, I was like, ‘This is the last time I’m posing in a bathing suit!’ When this issue comes out, I’ll be 63. I thought, ‘Those days are over.’ But to get to do it with my girls, I thought, ‘One last go!'”

Golf clap to Christie, way to take one for the team.

Alex Ray was a little more hesitant. While Sailor called the shoot “very empowering and liberating,” someone had to twist Alexa Ray’s arm, or nipple. She said she “needed to be talked into embracing new experiences.” Funny, isn’t this what girls say about anal also?

Oh and hey, beautiful, old people have their insecurities also! Christie says that ageism is real in this country and “people love to put you in little boxes.”

On a personal level, I thought, if I can pull this off, I think it will help redefine those numbers and remove some of the fear of aging.”

Right, only if you’re an ex-bikini model and still in shape. All the rest of you sloths just go wait for death.

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Sally Q
Sally Q
7 years ago

They, all 3, are gorgeous !! Alexa Ray is beautiful !! Keep it up ladies !!

7 years ago

3 beauties! Fabulous!