Cook said Bournemouth "played like kids" following their heavy 4-1 home defeat to Newcastle which put them in serious danger of the drop from the Premier League.
"Listen, I don't think they are helpful for us," the Bournemouth manager said of Cook's comments, "When you don't perform well, I think everything needs to be internal - that's always been how I've worked, we keep things in-house, and our opinions of ourselves stay that way.
"I have a duty when I come to the media to tell the truth in respect of what I think of our performances and I don't think it's healthy to view ourselves or read ourselves in that way."
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