Coloro che conoscevano meglio Kirstie Alley stanno brindando un’ultima volta alla star di “Cheers” mentre salutano l’attore schietto. La morte di Alley è stata annunciata dai suoi due figli, Lillie Price Stevenson e William True Stevenson, in uno spinello post sui social. Hanno rivelato che alla loro madre era stato diagnosticato un tipo di cancro sconosciuto non molto tempo prima che morisse.
Alley and Parker adopted William in 1992 and Lillie in 1995. They divorced in 1997, and in a "Nightline" interview with Barbara Walters, Alley later confessed to falling in love with two famous men while married to Parker. However, Parker had nothing but kind words for his late ex-wife in his tribute to Alley.
Kirstie Alley struggled with monogamy
On December 5, 2022, Parker Stevenson celebrated Kirstie Alley's life by sharing a throwback photo of the two exes taken during happier days. "Dear Kirstie, I am so grateful for our years together, and for the two incredibly beautiful children and now grandchildren that we have. You will be missed. With love, Parker," he wrote on Instagram. Alley and Parker became grandparents for the first time when their son, William True Stevenson, welcomed a baby boy in 2016. They got another grandchild to dote on when their daughter, Lillie Price Stevenson, gave birth to a son in 2021.
When she appeared on "Nightline" in 2012, Alley confessed to struggling with monogamy. She told Barbara Walters that she and her "North and South" co-star Patrick Swayze fell hard for each other while she was still married to Parker. "I probably was more willing to break up my marriage, and I wasn't willing to break up his marriage," she confessed. Alley also said that she found it hard to resist the temptation to leave Parker for her "Look Who's Talking" leading man and fellow Scientologist John Travolta.
Parker referenced Alley and Travolta's shared religion while speaking to Smashing Interviews Magazine in 2013. "Religiously we were never on the same page," he said. But apparently, he and Alley rarely found themselves on the same page. Parker told People in 1999, "Whether it was politics or diets or cars or music, we had such different opinions on everything." Regardless, it seems there was still a good deal of love there.