Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley's namesake Tv comedy has been axed after just one season. Bosses at U.S. network Tv Land have cancelled the show, in which Alley played a spoiled Broadway diva reconnecting with the son she gave up for adoption. Kirstie also featured Rhea Perlman and Seinfeld's Michael Richards.This is Alley's second Tv comeback to be axed after one season - her 2005 sitcom Fat Actress was cancelled after just seven episodes.
Quote: "I drove to California, sorry to say, high most of the way and it took me 26 days. Now, it's an 18-hour drive but it took me 26 days 'cos I had to score drugs... I wasn't gonna give up this compulsion easily." Actress Kirstie Alley on her former drug use, which was spiralling out of control as she arrived in Hollywood.
Quote: "I know John. With all my heart and soul, he's not gay. I think it's some weird way, in Hollywood, if someone gets big enough and famous enough, and they're not out doing drugs and they're not womanising, what do you say about them?" Actress Kirstie Alley defends longtime pal John Travolta against ongoing rumours suggesting he's gay.
Tweet: "She's doing really well!!!... She's higher than a kite on pain meds (sic) but she's getting better by the hour... thank u (sic) a million!!" Kirstie Alley thanks fans for their support as her ailing dog May recovers from surgery.
Fact: Actors Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman joined their fellow Cheers castmembers over the weekend (06-07Oct12) to celebrate the hit sitcom's 30th anniversary with a special dinner in Beverly Hills, California. Former co-stars Woody Allen and Kelsey Grammer missed the get together due to work commitments.
Tweet: "Thank you for all your congratulations tweets! I know you all have your favorites throughout the seasons.. just happy to be part of this 1". Actress Kirstie Alley is excited to head back to the dancefloor for the upcoming all-star season of America's Dancing With The Stars.
Tweet: "Let The Games Begin!!!! Wishing all the Usa athletes Gold Gold Gold!!!!! The rest of the world can have the silvers and bronze...xxxxooo". Actress Kirstie Alley is excited to tune into the Olympic Games in London to cheer on Team U.S.A.
Quote: "I'm thinking an ugly man might be the solution... I'm talking about butt ugly, because I go for really handsome men and I think butt ugly, they'll be appreciative." Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is considering lowering her standards to find a mate.
Quote: "For my birthday I want an Aston Martin and a tattoo... I want my children’s (initials) - a T and L - for my son True and my daughter Lilly." Kirstie Alley on her 61st birthday wishlist.
Tweet: "This has turned into the Happiest Christmas of my life..my children are flourishing & my friends are too!!.. Daddio is doing great! Blessed!" Actress Kirstie Alley is grateful to have her father in good health following his hospitalisation for pneumonia last month (Nov11).
Quote: "I've lost 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms). I feel like I'm back in my element. I honestly didn't even realise what I looked like (before)." Actress Kirstie Alley continues to shed the pounds after completing her latest stint on U.S. TV competition Dancing With the Stars. The programme prompted her weightloss overhaul, and, by the show's end in May (11), the former Cheers actress had dropped almost 90 pounds (40.9 kilograms).
Quote: "I've actually had people tell me, 'You need to eat something.' I'm like, 'Oh my god! This is my dream come true!'" Actress Kirstie Alley on losing weight while competing on the U.S. reality TV show Dancing With The Stars.
Fact: Actress Kirstie Alley and Karate Kid star Ralph Macchio have made it to the final six of U.S. talent show Dancing With The Stars. Wrestler and rocker Chris Jericho was voted off the hit weekly programme on Tuesday night (26Apr11). Also still in the competition: rapper/actor Romeo, actress Chelsea Kane, former Playboy pin-up Kendra Wilkinson and sportsman Hines Ward.
Quote: "I feel really good. I really feel like I came out of sort of a deep funk that I was in for a long time. I sort of chameleoned (sic) into someone else and I made decisions that I didn't love. The only thing I did really well during that period of time was I was a great mother." Actress Kirstie Alley admits competing on the U.S. TV show Dancing With the Stars has given her a new lease for life.
Tweet: "For f**k sake!! Excuse my French but really! Who the (sic) loses shoes on Dwts? U need a universe adjustment!" Kirstie Alley suffered a second embarrassing mishap on U.S. TV show Dancing With The Stars on Monday (11Apr11) after one of her shoes fell off during a routine. Last week (end10Apr11), Alley's dance partner dropped her after he suffered a muscle strain.
Tweet: "Woo Hoo!!! How fun was that?!??!! Exhilarated!!!" Kirstie Alley proved she is one of the celebrities to beat on Dancing With The Stars this year (11) after coming second in Monday night's (21Mar11) new season debut. Ralph Macchio topped the leader board on the reality TV contest.
Quote: "I really want to do a Broadway musical. I'd like to do Mame. I thought this would be a good first audition." Actress Kirstie Alley on why she has finally signed up for TV show Dancing With The Stars after previously turning down offers.
Tweet: "Wanna do (a) Broadway musical... Oh yeah and win an award that is gold and looks like a man." Kirstie Alley dreams of winning an Academy Award one day.
Tweet: "Heartbroken that Regis is leaving... Real showman... Real bright light in the universe... You are loved... Shine on." Actress Kirstie Alley is saddened to learn Regis Philbin is retiring from his daytime chat show LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY after almost 28 years on air.
Fact: Budding interior designer Kirstie Alley helped decorate the nursery for her LOOK WHO'S TALKING co-star John Travolta's new baby, BENJAMIN. The actor's wife Kelly Preston gave birth to the tot in November (10).
Fact: It's a big week for celebrity birthdays - actress Kirstie Alley turns 60 on Wednesday (12Jan11), former Seinfeld star Julia Louis Dreyfus is 50 on Thursday (13Jan11) and entertainer Charo hits 60 on Saturday (15Jan11).
Tweet: "Congratulations mommy and daddy for your beautiful beautiful boy... Welcome Benjamin Travolta... we love you... u too Ella Bleu!!!" Kirstie Alley sends her best wishes to her LOOK WHO'S TALKING co-star John Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston on the arrival of their new baby BENJAMIN. The couple is already parents to a daughter, Ella Bleu.
Quote: "When I was in Kansas, I wanted to be an actress but I also wanted to kiss John Travolta. I actually wanted to marry John Travolta... I didn't really ever tell him that, now he knows." Kirstie Alley admits to a teenage crush on her Look Who's Talking co-star.
Tweet: "I want to do a one woman show... think it will be easier to get along with the cast." FAT ACTRESS star Kirstie Alley admits she's difficult to get along with.
Quote: "John Travolta... is my financial advisor. He always asks me, 'How much money do you have... and what do you spend that on?' He's got more (money) than I have." Kirstie Alley on taking money advice from her pal Travolta.
Quote: "I'd like six months of a one night stand with the same person - a medium affair. Until my kids are gone and moved out I'm not looking for something more." Actress Kirstie Alley isn't looking for a serious relationship.
Quote: "I'm disgusted with myself! I let myself down and, worse than that, I let other people down. People were looking up to me for losing all that weight and then I went and got all chub on them. And I set a bad example for my children. I'm finally ready to pay everybody back." Actress Kirstie Alley regrets piling on the pounds after her much-publicised weightloss as a Jenny Craig diet plan spokesmodel.
Quote: "As I get older it’s harder to know what I would want in a relationship. I love spending time with my kids and my friends and my animals. I love travelling and working. The last thing I need to think about is some dude." Actress Kirstie Alley is coming to terms with single life.
Quote: "The first few days I was going to commit sui (suicide). I'm used to doing just scripted (TV shows). You think you're interesting and then you realise you're not, so that was hard for me. And then to see myself fat was hard. It's cathartic." Kirstie Alley struggled while filming her new U.S. reality TV show, KIRSTIE ALLEY'S BIG LIFE, which documents her battle to lose weight.
Fact: Country star Martina McBride and actress Kirstie Alley returned to their first jobs as part of a new OPRAH TV special - MCBride served up ice-cream treats at Dairy Queen, while Alley went back to cleaning houses. Oprah Winfrey also went back to her first job - as a TV news reader in Dallas, Texas.
Quote: "I will always cherish my amazing memories of Patrick... we had so much fun together... come back soon Patrick, we need you here on Earth." Kirstie Alley will always remember her time with late actor Patrick Swayze, who died on Monday (14Sep09).
Quote: "It's humiliating. The biggest, most painful thing for me is that I had all those people I inspired and I let them down." Actress Kirstie Alley is ashamed she piled on the pounds again after slimming down in 2006.
Fact: Former Cheers star Kirstie Alley has landed the lead role in THE MINISTER OF DIVINE, a new US sitcom about a woman priest with a wild past. The show is based on hit British comedy THE VICAR OF DIBLEY.
Quote: "I'm definitely not from the school of no make-up, no hair dye, no body tanning. But, so far, I've been from the school of no facial surgery, but I totally reserve the right to change my mind. There's a certain kind of old I'm not having." Kirstie Alley considers plastic surgery to defy the ageing process.
Fact: Kirstie Alley's 'reveal' on pal Oprah Winfrey's daytime talk show falls on Monday (06NOV06). During an appearance on OPRAH a year ago (05), the former heavyweight actress promised to return to the show in a bikini when she returned to her ideal weight.
Quote: "I want to wear a bikini at some point, on a commercial." Former CHEERS star Kirstie Alley has sexy ambitions now she's shed her bulk, thanks to America's Jenny Craig diet plan.
Quote: <p>"My face is the thing to go first. I first get skinny in the face." Actress Kirstie Alley on where she loses weight the quickest. </p>
Quote: <p>"I want the man who loved his wife desperately and she just died a couple of years ago, so he's had enough time to get over her but he's got the kids and he wants a great stepmother." Actress Kirstie Alley on her ideal man. </p>
Fact: <p>Kirstie Alley has become the latest star to turn mercy angel for the four-legged victims of Hurricane Katrina. The former Cheers actress headed up a convoy of four trucks loaded with pet supplies which stopped off at an animal shelter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, yesterday (08SEP05). </p>