Just one day after the news of Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp's split broke, the reason why the couple called it quits has been revealed.
According to Page Six, the 62-year-old model left her boyfriend of one year because she could no longer handle his "redneck ways."
Christie and John in October 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
“If you know John, you know he doesn’t do well at social gatherings and at tables filled with nice folks, particularly the Hamptons set,” an insider told the news outlet of the Jack & Diane singer, 64. “He shoots straight from the hip. She may have liked that he’s a cowboy, but in the end that’s what drove her away.”
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A source close to the former duo added, “Distance was the culprit. He doesn’t like the Hamptons. That is not his scene. So it fizzled out.” It seems these two have no luck when it comes to love!
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