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 at the age of 71 after a brief illness, typically talked of her emotions for Travolta, whom she referred to as the “best love” of her life.
The pair starred collectively “Look Who’s Speaking” movie franchise (the primary film hit theaters in 1989). Throughout an appearance in 2018 on “Celebrity Big Brother U.K.”, Alley talked about how simple it’s to fall in love with main males.
She named two co-stars she mentioned she developed emotions for, however by no means absolutely consummated the attraction: Patrick Swayze and Travolta.
“I virtually ran off and married John. I did love him, I nonetheless love him,” Alley said. “If I hadn’t been married I might’ve gone and married him and I might’ve been in an airplane as a result of he has his [own plane.]”
The identical 12 months she appeared on the truth present, the “Cheers” star additionally talked about Travolta throughout a conversation on “The Dan Wootton Interview” podcast. She mentioned not sleeping with the film star was “the toughest choice I’ve ever made as a result of I used to be head over heels in love with him.”
“We have been enjoyable and humorous collectively,” she mentioned. “It wasn’t a sexual relationship as a result of 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 advised Howard Stern Travolta additionally had emotions for her, however didn’t act on them due to her marriage.
“It took me years to not have a look at John as a romantic curiosity,” she said.
Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. Alley advised Wooten that Preston put her foot down about her flirting along with her husband.
“Kelly got here as much as me and so they have been married then, and he or she mentioned, ‘Why are you flirting with my husband?’” Alley mentioned. “And that was type of once I needed to decide and that was just about the tip of that.”
Travolta paid tribute to Alley on social media Monday.
“Kirstie was probably the most particular relationships I’ve ever had,” he wrote in the caption on a post on his verified Instagram account. “I like you Kirstie. I do know we are going to see one another once more.”