Alley. (Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
Swayze. (Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Kirstie Alley has been cleaning the skeletons out of her romance closet lately. Just days after it was reported that she told Barbara Walters in an upcoming interview that John Travolta was "the greatest love of my life," she has now revealed she had similar feelings for Patrick Swayze. And just like with her "Look Who's Talking" co-star, she was married when she fell for the now-late actor when they starred together in the Civil War miniseries "North and South" in 1985.
North and South starred Swayze (center) and Alley (far left, in green dress). (ABC)
It's unclear if Swayze's widow, Lisa, was aware of the relationship between her husband and Alley … because Lisa asked her to speak at his 2009 funeral.
On Friday, quotes from the "Dancing With the Stars" contestant's interview with Walters were released, including a portion about "the greatest love of my life," Travolta. "Believe me, it took everything that I had, inside, outside, whatever, to not run off and marry John and be with John for the rest of my life," she admitted. Two years later, he tied the knot with Kelly Preston. Today, the three fellow Scientologists remain good friends.
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