Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel 'set the record straight'

christie-brinkley-alexa-ray-joel.jpg Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel have released a statement regarding their daughter Alexa Ray's recent hospitalization.

The statement reads:

Every parent can imagine the pain and anguish we face as parents of a daughter who is working to recover from the dangerous actions she took while suffering a devastating heartbreak. As much as we hate dignifying tabloid stories with a response, we feel we must set the record straight to protect our family.
Statement continued after the jump.