John Travolta and Kirstie Alley: A love story
Kirstie Alley and John Travolta were never romantically involved, but that wasn’t how she initially wanted it.
Alley, who died on Monday aged 71 after a brief illness, often spoke of her feelings for Travolta, whom she called the “greatest love” of her life.
The pair starred together in the “Look Who’s Talking” film franchise (the first film hit theaters in 1989). during An appearance on “Celebrity Big Brother UK” in 2018Ellie talks about how easy it is to fall in love with leading men.
He named two co-stars he said he developed feelings for, but never fully met the attraction: Patrick Swayze and Travolta.
“I almost ran away and married John. I loved him, I still love him” Ellie said. “If I wasn’t married I would have gone and married him and I would have been on the plane because he had his [own plane.]”
The same year she appeared on the reality show, the “Cheers” star also talked about Travolta during it. Conversation on “The Dan Wootton Interview” podcast. She said not sleeping with the movie star “was the hardest decision I ever made because I was madly in love with her.”
“We were fun and funny together,” he said. “It wasn’t sexual because I wouldn’t cheat on my husband.”
Ellie was married to actor Parker Stevenson at the time. The couple divorced in 1997.
In 2013, Ellie revealed that Howard Stern Travolta also had feelings for her, but did not act on them because of her marriage.
“It took me years to stop seeing John as a romantic interest,” she said
Travolta married actress Kelly Preston in 1991. Ellie tells Wooten that Preston put her foot down about flirting with her husband.
“Kelly came up to me and they were married then, and she said, ‘Why are you flirting with my husband?'” Ellie said. “And that was kind of when I had to make a decision and that was the end of it.”
Travolta paid tribute to Ellie on social media on Monday.
“Kirsty was one of the most special relationships I’ve ever had,” she captioned a post on her verified Instagram account. “I love you Kirsty. I know we will see each other again. ”