The series chronicled her journey with her weight loss program to her life as a single mother trying to raise two teenagers in the Hollywood.In 2011, Alley competed on the 12th season of ABC's reality TV dance-competition, In September 2009, Alley made headlines again, this time for her comments about director Roman Polanski.Polanski was arrested in Switzerland on an outstanding warrant stemming from a 1977 rape case of a young teenage girl in California, and Alley expressed her opinions about the situation through her Twitter account.She also objected to other Hollywood stars banding together to ask for the director's release.Or is their friendship a lost cause, largely thanks to Scientology? Kirstie Alley has warned her pal Melissa Gilbert that the “Little House on the Prairie” star is in for a real ride with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Season 14 of “Dancing with the Stars.” “In my opinion, he’s probably the best teacher, but he’s really hardcore,” Kirstie told correspondent Jill Martin as the actress promoted her new gig as spokesperson for Poise. ’ and his job is to push me through it, I just didn’t know how hard it was gonna [be]. ’” she laughed “But you sort of need that, especially from the like the middle [of the season] on, you really need someone to really be pushing you through. “I was way into drugs when I was her age, and basically, if you don’t die doing them, you just screw up your life sort of royally…that she is excited about spending more time with Chmerkovskiy, whom she has been dating since May."We get to sleep in tomorrow morning probably, and go have breakfast, which we have not done for months," she said."So there's a plus side."However, she expressed sadness about Alley's elimination, saying: "Kirstie was great. Maks really worked hard with her and they really worked hard together."Murgatroyd also admitted that she was "pissed" about Marini's exit, saying: "I do think Gilles should be in the finals."Marini has previously expressed disappointment with his elimination, suggesting that "hard work" does not always pay off, while Alley has said that she is "so glad" she took part in the All-Stars season.
Appearing on Oprah Winfrey's talk show, she showed off her new figure by donning a bikini.She told magazine in May 2009 that she "fell off the horse" and would have to "work harder than last time" to slim down.She then hired a trainer to help her meet this goal, and developed the Organic Liaison weight loss system..Emmy Award-winning actress Kirstie Alley played Rebecca Howe on the TV series Cheers and has struggled with weight problems in the public eye.She's also competed on the dance-competition show Dancing with the Stars.