Christie Brinkley and John Mellencamp are getting serious!
After a romantic dinner at NYC Italian eatery Scalinatella, uptown girl Christie, 61, followed her new beau, John, 64, downtown to his trendy Tribeca hotel.
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Christie "was giggling," an onlooker who saw the duo slip into the Greenwich Hotel together tells Closer. "She was staying there — and she wasn't hiding it!"
John and Christie in NYC on Oct. 4, 2015. (Photo Credit: Splash)
The sparks first began to fly barely two months ago, but the relationship between the ageless supermodel and the rough-hewn rock star has turned hot, hot, hot! "I didn't think Christie would ever fall so head over heels with someone again," an insider tells Closer.
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"She met John in 1985, soon after she married Billy Joel, and they got along like a house on fire, but Christie didn't really get to know him until now. This is all very fresh and exciting for her," the insider added.
Christie and John in NYC on Sept. 16, 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
In a sense, Christie has come full circle. After her divorce from Billy in 1994, she rushed into her next two marriages, first to real estate developer Richard Taubman, and then to architect Peter Cook. "It's funny that after Billy, she went for these two pretty boys," says the friend.
To read the full story on Christie and John pick up the new issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstands now!
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