Sailor Brinkley-Cook is sad with how her Friday look on “Good Morning America” was edited.
The 21-year-old daughter of supermodel Christie Brinkley, 66, and Peter Cook dinner, 61, has spoken out in opposition to her interview — wherein she mentioned her battle with consuming problems and physique dysmorphia — calling it “tone-deaf” in gentle of the protests over the dying of George Floyd in police custody.
“I perceive that ‘comparisons to mannequin mother’ and ‘consuming dysfunction struggles’ are nice taglines for click on bait on information shops. However once I agreed to do that interview I used to be beneath the impression that it could be in a optimistic gentle and can be inspirational,” she wrote in an Instagram Story posted after the section aired (by way of Folks).
“I ONLY agreed to do it throughout this terrible time in America as a result of I assumed it could be a small beacon of positivity for individuals who have handled the identical issues as me.”
Given the mass protests and ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Cook dinner apologized for the “tone deafness” of how producers lower the interview, which she mentioned additionally included a tribute to well being care staff.
“I did NOT wish to throw a pity celebration for myself. I did NOT need the interview to be highlighting the darkish instances,” she continued. “95% of what I mentioned in the course of the interview acquired lower. Together with thanks to well being care staff & important staff, in addition to acknowledging how terrible and heartbreaking this time is for thus many.”
Cook dinner ended her assertion by calling on individuals to “rejoice” themselves as a result of all individuals “deserve happiness.”