Kennedy Center Honoree Billy Joel,right, and Alexis Roderick arrive at the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington.
Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple’s annual July 4 party.
"And now she's dating John Mellencamp," he said after finishing his 1983 hit "The Longest Time," which was inspired by Brinkley.
Joel is known for adding good-natured asides to the end of songs inspired by exes.
she did divorce him because he was gone so much ...
she actually got the marriage annulled, claiming that there wasn't enough "consumation" in the marriage.
Billy Joel and girlfriend Alexis Roderick are expecting their first child, a representative for the 65-year-old singer announced. Billy Joel to Break His Own Record at Madison Square Garden Roderick will be 34 next month.
He has spent much of his life in battle: against his ex-wives, against booze, bad managers and bankruptcy, and against critics who’ve considered him too uncool for rock ’n’ roll.
He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel.
The statement from Joel's representative said the couple "opted to keep any further details of her pregnancy under wraps until their new addition makes an official debut."Joel is completing a month-to-month residency at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Billy Joel Receives Gershwin Prize From Library of Congress Brinkley and Mellencamp have been seen on dates together since early September, and it seems Joel – who's still on good terms with his ex – is fully aware of her love life.
As for the rock legend, Joel recently married his fourth wife in a private Fourth of July ceremony on his Long Island estate. At the very least, his new wife will never be the subject of post-song asides, because Joel has permanently retired from writing new material.