Kirstie Alley and John Travolta have been by no means romantically concerned, however that wasn’t how she initially needed it.
Alley, who died Monday on the age of 71 after a quick sickness, typically talked of her emotions for Travolta, whom she known as the “greatest love” of her life.
The pair starred collectively “Look Who’s Talking” movie franchise (the primary film hit theaters in 1989). Throughout an look in 2018 on “Celebrity Big Brother U.K.”, Alley talked about how straightforward it’s to fall in love with main males.
She named two co-stars she stated she developed emotions for, however by no means absolutely consummated the attraction: Patrick Swayze and Travolta.
“I almost ran off and married John. I did love him, I still love him,” Alley stated. “If I hadn’t been married I would’ve gone and married him and I would’ve been in an airplane because he has his [own plane.]”
The identical 12 months she appeared on the truth present, the “Cheers” star additionally talked about Travolta throughout a dialog on “The Dan Wootton Interview” podcast. She stated not sleeping with the film star was “the hardest decision I’ve ever made because I was madly in love with him.”
“We were fun and funny together,” she stated. “It wasn’t a sexual relationship because I’m not going to cheat on my husband.”
Alley was married to actor Parker Stevenson on the time. The couple divorced in 1997.
In 2013, Alley informed Howard Stern Travolta additionally had emotions for her, however didn’t act on them due to her marriage.
“It took me years to not look at John as a romantic interest,” she stated.
Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. Alley informed Wooten that Preston put her foot down about her flirting along with her husband.
“Kelly came up to me and they were married then, and she said, ‘Why are you flirting with my husband?’” Alley stated. “And that was sort of when I had to make a decision and that was pretty much the end of that.”
Travolta paid tribute to Alley on social media Monday.
“Kirstie was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,” he wrote within the caption on a put up on his verified Instagram account. “I love you Kirstie. I know we will see each other again.”