Kirstie Alley and John Travolta had 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 referred to as the “biggest love” of her life.
The pair starred collectively “Look Who’s Speaking” movie franchise (the primary film hit theaters in 1989). Throughout an look in 2018 on “Movie star Large Brother U.Okay.”, 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 totally consummated the attraction: Patrick Swayze and Travolta.
“I nearly ran off and married John. I did love him, I nonetheless love him,” Alley stated. “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 yr 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 toughest resolution I’ve ever made as a result of I used to be head over heels in love with him.”
“We had been enjoyable and humorous collectively,” she stated. “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 instructed 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 stated.
Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. Alley instructed Wooten that Preston put her foot down about her flirting along with her husband.
“Kelly got here as much as me they usually had been married then, and he or she stated, ‘Why are you flirting with my husband?’” Alley stated. “And that was form of once I needed to decide and that was just about the top of that.”
Travolta paid tribute to Alley on social media Monday.
“Kirstie was one of the particular relationships I’ve ever had,” he wrote within the caption on a submit on his verified Instagram account. “I like you Kirstie. I do know we’ll see one another once more.”