Kirstie Alley: Look Who’s Talking star reveals she was a ‘coke head’ in the 1970s

Cheers star opened up about her former addiction on Twitter

Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 25 November 2019 10:00 GMT
Kirstie Alley in Look Who's Talking

Kirstie Alley has revealed she used to be addicted to cocaine in the 1970s, while celebrating 40 years of sobriety.

The Cheers actor, who also starred in Look Who’s Talking, opened up about her battle with drug addiction on Twitter.

Alley, 68, shared a photo of a bouquet of flowers she’d bought, writing: “For u who don’t know much about me, I used to be a coke head. I quit drugs in 1979 & vowed to spend the same $ weekly on flowers that I’d spent on drugs. I buy & arrange my own flowers as a gift to MYSELF. I buy them in the grocery store [sic].”

Her fans praised her for opening up about her former addiction, with one writing: “Sure miss seeing you on the big screen.”

Last year, Alley appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother.

Alley played Rebecca Howe on beloved NBC sitcom Cheers, which also starred Woody Harrelson and Ted Danson.

Alley previously revealed she was attracted to John Travolta while the pair were making Look Who’s Talking in 1989. She called him “the greatest love of my life.”

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