Parks and Rec: Christie Brinkley Is Jerry's Wife!

Parks and Recreation Christie BrinkleyThey wanted a Christie Brinkley-type… and they got it!

Parks and Recreation has landed the famed supermodel herself to portray Jerry’s oft-mentioned but never-before-seen wife Gayle, TVLine has confirmed.

Brinkley — whose previous acting credits include Jack and Jill and Ugly Betty — will appear in Season 5’s ninth episode, titled “Ron and Diane,” reports EW.com (which first shared the news). The couple-centric installment will also feature the return of Megan Mullally’s Tammy 2.

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In other news, this proves that the only thing in life the hapless Pawnee putz hasn’t screwed up is finding himself a stunner of a spouse.

Thoughts on Brinkley’s spot-on Parks casting? Hit the comments!

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18 Comments
  1. Mark says:

    LOL! That’s hysterical. I love the whole everyone is mean to Jerry but he really has it so great thing. First the size of his manhood and now who his wife is. Funny stuff.

  2. Sarah says:

    Best. Casting. Ever. Go Jerry!!!

  3. Katie says:

    Hilarious! Love it!

  4. Amlang says:

    Omg, I love it! Go, Jerry! :-D

  5. Jill says:

    This is EPIC!!!!!

  6. JC says:

    Well Sarah Wright who played Jerry’s daughter could definitely pass as Christie Brinkley’s daughter.

    • Josh says:

      That’s what I thought when I saw this..I’m like “Good casting, she looks like the girl who played Jerry’s daughter!”

  7. Eliza says:

    Love this!

  8. Shari says:

    THIS IS AWESOME!!! I’m laughing already and the episode hasn’t aired yet. Love this show.

  9. JORDAN T. says:

    Dammit Jerry

  10. Justin says:

    Oh, you the man, Jerry!!! I love this casting. This should be really good!!

  11. sara says:

    LOL way to go Jerry!

  12. big cheddar says:

    Fantastic casting. No wonder Jerry can’t wait to retire!

  13. parksfan says:

    cant wait to see tom and rons faces wen they see her

  14. Bella says:

    Awesome! This is fantatic casting!

  15. c says:

    That’s great! I mean GREAT! :)

  16. Peggy says:

    Love it! Way to go Jerry!

  17. Doug says:

    Jerry is the embodiment of the axiom “living well is the best revenge”

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