Brinkley's Estranged Husband Issues Apology

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He railed an 18-year old and Janice Dickinson (?) railed against him. Now Peter Cook is apologizing profusely for cheating on his gorgeous, supermodel wife with a teenager, and pleading for another shot.

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The estranged husband of Christie Brinkley (left) has been silent until now about the affair with his teenage employee. Now, under fire from the press and from his scorned wife, Cook's desperate apology is receiving a very public airing.

"This is an aberration I'm sorry. I'm contrite. I'm stupid. Foolish. No excuse," Cook is quoted as saying by Cindy Adams of the New York Post.

According to Adams, those words are Cook's own, and were provided to her by his attorney, Norman Sheresky.

"I love my wife. ... For a lifetime I've tried to prove how much I love her," Cook said.

Sheresky said that Cook, 47, a Long Island architect and the model's fourth husband, is hoping for a reconciliation with Brinkley, 52.

"He got involved, in over his head somehow, and he wants to make it up to her for the rest of his life," said Sheresky, who defended Cook as a "man who loves his wife and who loves his children."

Elliot Mintz, Brinkley's publicist, told The Associated Press early Tuesday that he did not believe she would issue a response.

"This is not the way for people to have a discourse or a discussion about private matters," he said.

The couple's separation exploded in scandal earlier this month when 19-year-old Diana Bianchi claimed Cook had seduced her shortly after hiring her to work at his architecture firm. The teen's lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, described the relationship as consensual, but claimed that Cook's role as employer and his gifts of a car, money and jewelry may constitute sexual harassment.

"The idea that the other person involved didn't knowingly consent to this relationship is garbage. I took no advantage," Cook said through his attorney.

Days after Bianchi came forward, 29-year-old Samantha Cole told the Post that she had a relationship with Cook, who had proposed marriage to her when she was 19, a month before he became engaged to Brinkley.

Sheresky said Cook would respect Brinkley's wishes, whatever the result.

"He hopes there's no divorce. IF she wants one, and he certainly hopes this doesn't happen, but IF â€" it will not be nasty," Sheresky said. "She can have whatever she wants."

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This guy thinks that he has spent a lifetime proving his love to his wife? This person is a sociopath/pathological liar. Was that how he demonstrated his love for his kids? Cheat on the family?
One could almost (and I say almost) understand a mid-life crisis but when #2 poped out of the sewer and told us all about her rlationship with him during his courtship of Brinkley that just showed him to be the sicko creep we all assumed he was,