Christie Brinkley is ready to put on her dance shoes, even if her kids think differently.
The cover-girl for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit was announced on Wednesday as one of the twelve celebrities who told the magazine People that their children had a startling reaction to Season 28's "Dancing with The 65 Year Old." that her mother participated in the competition.
CHRISTIE BRINKLEY BEGINS TO DANCING WITH THE STARS.
Brinkley has three children: Alexa Ray Joel, 33; Jack Brinkley Cook, 24 years old; and Sailor Brinkley Cook, 21.
"They laughed," Brinkley admitted. "You said, 'Oh, you're going to dance with the stars? "
Brinkley's children were not sure about their mother's chances, but she told the sales outlet that they were thrilled to hear the names of other celebrities.
"They were very excited when they heard from other people who came," explained Brinkley. "You know, there were leaks, maybe there will be this or that person, and I know that my daughter Sailor is a big Karamo fan. So she said, "I'll be there to visit."
CHRISTIE BRINKLEY REMEMBERED TO BE BOUND BY MUSIC ON BILLY JOEL, AFTER THEIR DIVORCE. Jack has been busy with his new ride-in service called Rove, which targets New Yorkers traveling to the Hamptons.
These days Brinkley is preparing to go to the dance floor. She will work with Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Kamaro Brown, Hannah Brown, Sean Spicer, Lauren Alaina, James Van Der Beek, Ray Lewis, Kate Flannery, Ally Brooke, Lamar Odom and Kel Mitchell.
Season 29 of "Dancing with the Stars" Premiere on ABC on September 1
In February, Brinkley Fox News said she was anxious to shoot the big 6-5.
CHRISTIE BRINKLEY DISCOVERED HER BEAUTY SECRETS
"I think the number really does not represent the modern woman today," she explained. "In the old days, the numbers were associated with so many rules and so much weight for a woman. There were so many restrictions associated with certain numbers. Like after 30, you can not wear your skirt over your knee. After 40, you should no longer wear your hair under the shoulders. Today, women are totally changing numbers and giving these numbers a new image. For me, to be 65, it could really be any number. The only thing is that after the 50th birthday, every birthday is an opportunity to take stock and say, "What else would I like to do?" And then do it!
Brinkley added that she remains happily active and makes perfect matches to "Dancing with the Stars".
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"I've always loved doing sports and doing things outdoors," she said. "Whether it's tennis, stand-up paddleboarding, skiing, kayaking, cycling, mountain trails – I just love being active and doing things – it's just so important to keep moving every day, especially now in mine Age My enemy is sitting It's a big mistake for people to believe they need to expose it That's the worst thing you can do It's up to a physiotherapist to find out what causes that pain, yours Strengthen muscles and carry on. "