Kirstie Alley traded cocaine for flower arrangements
The only thing Kirstie Alley sniffs at these days are fresh scents.
“For you who don’t know much about me, I was a cola head”, the 68-year-old actress tweeted Thursday alongside photos of a giant flower bouquet. “I quit drugs in 1979 and promised to spend the same dollar a week on flowers that I spent on drugs.”
She added, “I buy and arrange my own flowers as gifts for MYSELF. I buy them at the grocery store .. :)! 🥰🌷🌹🌺🌸.
In 2013, the “Cheers” star opened up to Howard Stern about her drug use, explaining that she had tried cocaine for the first time at the age of 25 and had just come out of her marriage to her. first husband, Bob Alley.
“‘I had heard that cocaine made you bouncy and happy and I was kind of depressed because I had divorced and destroyed everyone’s lives. So I thought,’ I’m going to try this, “” she said (via the Daily Mail). “I took a whiff of cocaine and I was like, ‘Oh my God! I’m going to do this everyday for the rest of my life. life !'”
Alley, a well-known Scientologist, credited religion with helping her quit the habit when she moved to Los Angeles in 1979.
“I thought either [Scientology] is the biggest scam in the world, or I thought that’s how I’m going to get rid of this hideous compulsion, ”she told“ Entertainment Tonight ”in 2012.
On Thursday, many people responded to Alley’s post congratulating her on her sobriety, including Astrology Zone’s Susan Miller.
“Beautiful! What a story! You are an artistic Capricorn – And very determined too, well done!” She commented.