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Are we done comparing Christie Brinkley to her daughter yet?

Christina Marfice

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Christina is a reporter based in Boise, Idaho. She's a veteran vegetarian, a political junkie and a huge grammar snob. On the weekends, she can usually be found binging on Netflix, playing the piano or petting her cats, Daisy and Dandelion.

Christie Brinkley's daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook isn't afraid to clap back at online haters

Sailor Brinkley Cook is not her mother, and she's not letting anyone forget it.

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The 18-year-old daughter of Christie Brinkley took to Instagram this week, revealing the kinds of criticism she gets being the daughter of a star, and calling out trolls for constantly comparing her to her mother.

"First of all- everyone needs to stop putting me and my siblings and me and my mother in competition. I believe comparison will kill you. Comparison to others is toxic and unhealthy.. As long as I am happy healthy and kind to others why should i care if i am not as 'pretty' as someone else?" she wrote under a collection of screen shots of comments written about her.

Alright alright. This is going to be super long and super rant-y. Im sorry in advance. So, I usually never read the comment section under any stupid article about me.. And when i do i usually never take the comments to heart.. But i am so fed up. First of all- everyone needs to stop putting me and my siblings and me and my mother in competition. I believe comparison will kill you. Comparison to others is toxic and unhealthy.. As long as I am happy healthy and kind to others why should i care if i am not as 'pretty' as someone else ? Let alone not as 'pretty' as my own blood relatives? Secondly- Pushing down the school i worked my ass off for 4 years to get into, saying its for do-nothing trust fund babies, is not only stereotyping a scholastic community but is just plain incorrect and rude! I know many kids enrolled in Parsons who are the most hard working and passionate students in all of new york. And lastly.. The subject i have been meaning to touch on publicly for years- stop. comparing. me. to. my. mother. Believe it or not I am my own person with my own beliefs and own thoughts and my own face! Eyes smile teeth forehead! All mine! The whole shabang! Yes i am so fortunate that my mother is my mother.. And she will always be an inspiration to me... But being constantly compared to her 50+ years of success at only 18 years old? And being told I could never amount to what she was and what she looks like? Doesn't feel great. I just will never understand these people who WANT to make me feel badly, who WANT to tell an 18 year old girl she cant follow her dreams because if she does she WONT BE AS GOOD AS HER MOM WAS. I'm just a person figuring out what i want to do and what makes me happy. Leave me alone. My one wish is that these people can get off their computers, go chase a sunset, kiss someone they love, pursue one of their dreams and STOP making an 18 year old girl feel constantly inferior and hurt. Lets just fuckin spread love you guys. And pleaseeeee stop trolling me. Thank u

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"Sorry, but she looks nothing like her mother. She's average looking at best," one of the comments read. "She's a pretty girl but no where [sic] near what her mother was," another read.

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Other comments put Cook on blast for attending the Parsons School of Design in New York City.

"Parsons is the ultimate NYC school for do-nothing trust fund babies," a commenter said. Cook addressed that, too.

"Pushing down the school i worked my ass off for 4 years to get into, saying its for do-nothing trust fund babies, is not only stereotyping a scholastic community but is just plain incorrect and rude! I know many kids enrolled in Parsons who are the most hard working and passionate students in all of new york," Cook wrote.

Cook has a point. She has done nothing to deserve being constantly compared to Brinkley, even if they are mother and daughter. Cook appears to be carving her own path in the world, and she deserves to be judged on her own merit, not her looks, and especially not how her looks compare to her mother's.

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Do you agree that Sailor Brinkley Cook should be able to live her own life separate from her famous mom?

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Christie Brinkley's daughter Sailor Brinkley Cook isn't afraid to clap back at online haters
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