Jerry from 'Parks & Rec' Is E-Mail Buddies With Supermodel Christie Brinkley, Of Course


It was pretty shocking when Parks and Recreation revealed everyone's favorite scapegoat Jerry Gergich's awesome home life, and the identity of his wife, Gayle (oh, only supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY). After she was introduced, I immediately wanted the series to just hire her full-time and give her some wacky story lines because poor Jerry deserves it after having a pie smushed in his face in Season 4 — but since that's not going to happen (probably), this is good enough. In a new interview with The Huffington Post, Jerry himself, Jim O'Heir revealed that he and Christie Brinkley have become e-mail buddies since that episode aired:

How adorable is that? Someone get Christie Brinkley back on his show now.

O'Heir also reveals that in the beginning of the series, there was no Jerry, and he was just hired because producers like his audition for Ron Swanson so much that they wanted to keep him around on the show:

Just think — it was that which led to this:

You can check out the rest of O'Heir's interview over at The Huffington Post here.