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7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
7 Celebrities Who Like Scientology A Little Too Much
When former King of Queens star Leah Remini went on the Ellen Degeneres Show last week, she used it as an opportunity to clearly state that she believes she is better off since leaving the "religion" of Scientology last summer.

The now Xenu-free Remini stated that she and her family have found "new ways to reconnect" and that leaving the religion "has really brought us closer together."

While we're happy for Remini, but we can't help but hope that some other famous celebrities would follow her example.

Here are 7 Famous Stars Who Are A Little Too Into Scientology.

Tom Cruise

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The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!

March 22nd, 2014 8:00pm EDT
The Biggest Losers: Celebrities Who Have Lost Over 50 Pounds!
Singer Jordin Sparks made a drastic lifestyle change to drop more than 50 pounds over two and a half years. In 2011 she told People magazine what her "secret" was: "It was just a shift in my thinking. Instead of talking about being more active, I just got up and did it. There's no secret. Anybody can do it."

The former "American Idol" star told Life & Style magazine that the extra weight was like carrying a 5-year-old child.

"By March of last year [2012], I lost 50. And then I maintained it for the rest of the year. I was in the gym all day long. When I got up I would hike, then I would g...
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Hot Beefy Babes

March 9th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Hot Beefy Babes
Hollywood is full of women of all shapes and sizes, and it's time to pay tribute to the sexy stars who aren't a size 0. These beefy babes are well-built, robust actresses and singers who are beautiful and talented in their own right.

Khloe Kardashian towers over her sisters, but she knows how to work it on the red carpet. She shows off her best assets and isn't afraid to flaunt her figure in form-fitting clothing.

The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star told Cosmopolitan: "I'm proud for losing weight when I wanted to and I've never resorted to surgery. I'm not against it - one day I pr...
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John Travolta To Guest Star On Kirstie Alley's New TV Series

July 24th, 2013 1:30pm EDT
John Travolta
Another famous face will be joining Kirstie Alley on her upcoming TV series - John Travolta has signed on for a guest appearance on "Kirstie."

The actress' former "Cheers" castmate Rhea Perlman and former "Seinfeld" stars Jason Alexander and Michael Richards also star on the series.

Travolta, who starred with Alley in "Look Who's Talking," said in a statement: "I'm excited about working with Kirstie again... It's always a treat to be surrounded by people you respect so much both personally and professionally."

"Kirstie" centers around Broadway star Madison Banks (Alley), whose life turns...
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Kirstie Alley Takes On 'Exclusionary' Abercrombie & Fitch CEO

May 16th, 2013 2:37pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Actress Kirstie Alley has joined a growing movement against Abercrombie and Fitch's CEO Mike Jeffries' comments over his brand's target demographic.

A 2006 interview with Jeffries resurfaced on Salon.com, where he said, "In every school there are the cool and popular kids, and then there are the not-so-cool kids. Candidly, we go after the cool kids... A lot of people don't belong (in our clothes), and they can't belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely."

Alley told Entertainment Tonight, "Abercrombie clothes are for people who are cool and look a certain way and are beautiful and are thin'...
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Kirstie Alley Wants To Join 'The View'

April 5th, 2013 10:25am EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley is enthusiastic to take over from Joy Behar when she departs The View in August.

The former Cheers star is desperate to take over from departing co-presenter Joy Behar when she leaves later this year and has been in touch with the show's creator Barbara Walters about joining the team.

A source told Star magazine: "Kirstie loves TV and wants badly to land a permanent gig - she tried to get a talk show deal on her own but didn't get any bites. She thinks 'The View' would be a great fit for her brand of brash outspoken opinions.

"Kirstie loves the idea that she'll be able to...
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'Kirstie's New Show' Starring Kirstie Alley, Set For Fall Debut On TV Land

February 16th, 2013 8:40am EST
Kirstie's New Show
TV Land and Kirstie Alley are happy to announce that herself, Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards are back on TV together.

The cable network announced the 12 episode series title 'Kirstie's New Show' (formerly 'Giant Baby') will debut this fall. Ally and TV Land took to YouTube to make the announcement. You can check out the video here along with the extended press release.

Multiple Emmy® Award-winner Kirstie Alley is lighting up the stage on TV Land as the network picks up “Kirstie’s New Show,” a new sitcom revolving around Alley as Broadway star Madison Banks. The sitcom reunites the ac...
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Kirstie Alley Insists Scientology Saved Her Life

November 7th, 2012 8:10pm EST
Kirstie Alley
Actress Kirstie Alley turned to Scientology to help her kick a cocaine habit that was spiraling out of control.

The former Cheers star dabbled with the drug during her youth, but vowed to give it up for good after continuously fearing for her health each time she got high.

During an interview on the Tonight Show, she says, "I thought I was going to overdose almost every time. I would snort the coke, then I would sit there, I'd take my pulse (thinking), 'I'm dying, I'm dying, I'm dying.'"

The 61 year old later enrolled in a Church of Scientology-affiliated treatment programmer and read th...
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Kirstie Alley & Patrick Swayze Had A Secret Love Affair

November 7th, 2012 12:12pm EST
Kirstie Alley
In her new tell-all book, Kirstie Alley confesses she had a secret romance with her "North and South" co-star Patrick Swayze nearly 30 years ago.

The couple fell in love in 1985 while working together on the mini-series, according to Alley's memoirs, "The Art of Men." Both of them were married at the time, and according to Alley, the actor wanted her to get divorced so they could get married.

The actress told ABC News' Barbara Walters, "I probably was more willing to break up my marriage, and I wasn't willing to break up his marriage."

Scandalous!

Alley says she and Swayze had a magneti...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Goes 'Gangnam Style'

October 24th, 2012 8:37pm EDT
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Dancing With The Stars pros and contestants Cheryl Burke, Emmitt Smith, Kirstie Alley, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Kelly Monaco, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Peta Murgatroyd, and Gilles Marini took to the dance floor for a little "Gangnam Style" for their Team Dance Monday night.

The song has made Korean singer PSY an overnight sensation as his hit single continues its reign as perhaps the biggest guilty pleasure since Los Del Rio's "Macarena" in the mid-90s. "Gangnam Style" refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district of Seoul.

Tuesday PSY was spotted at the United Nations Headquarters ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' All-Stars Professional Partners Announced

August 13th, 2012 1:07pm EDT
Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke
The professional pairs for the upcoming all-star edition of Dancing with the Stars have been announced, and not everyone has the chance to dance with their previous partner.

Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke reunite, bringing together the couple that took the mirror ball trophy home in the third season and started a streak of four athletes winning the competition.

Shawn Johnson and Derek Hough pair up, although Johnson won season 8 with someone else: Mark Ballas (his partner is coming up).

Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are back together, forming the duo that reached a surpri...
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Kirstie Alley Sued Over Her Weight Loss Plan

July 24th, 2012 7:49am EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley has been hit with a lawsuit over her weight loss program.

The former Cheers star has dramatically slimmed down in recent years, shedding 100 pounds, and she credited her new figure to her Organic Liaison plan.

However, Alley is facing legal action from California woman Marina Abramyan, who claims the diet does not work.

Abramyan is convinced Alley shaped up by taking part in Dancing With The Stars last year and adopting a low-calorie diet, and she is seeking unspecified damages in the class action lawsuit, according to TMZ.com.
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10 Celebrities You May Not Know Are Scientologists

July 8th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Sofia Milos
It's widely known that Tom Cruise, John Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston and Kirstie Alley are scientologists. Cruise is going through a very public divorce with actress Katie Holmes, and it is allegedly due to his ties with the religion.

Twelve years ago, Travolta made the film "Battlefield Earth," a film adapted from the novel by Ron L. Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.

In 2010 on Larry King Live, Alley said her religion helped her with weight loss, considering she'd only been fat three or four years of her life. "God knows where I'd be if I hadn't changed the things I have changed,"...
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Red Carpet Fashion Hits Of 2011

December 22nd, 2011 8:00am EST
Fashion Hits Of 2011
It's been another star-studded year on the red carpet, but before putting 2011 completely in the books, we thought we'd take a look back at some fashion standouts that occurred throughout the past 12 months.

While some of 2012's big events are right around the corner, let's take one last look back at some of the fashion hits from 2011. Check out the slideshow and enjoy!

Catherine Zeta-Jones gave her beloved New York Jets a boost on the red carpet at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards.

"Glee" star Lea Michele in pink at last year's Globes.

Shakira rocked the carpet Cannes France last...
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Kelly Preston Raves About Kirstie Alley's 'Brilliant' Diet Plan

December 9th, 2011 4:20pm EST
Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston has heaped praise on Kirstie Alley's "brilliant" new diet plan after revealing she's living proof of the program's success.

John Travolta's actress wife has shed 39 pounds since giving birth to their son Benjamin last year and Preston has now hailed the former Cheers star's Organic Liaison products for helping her get back into tip-top shape.

During an appearance on Good Morning America on Friday, she said, "You know my best friend, Kirstie Alley, she created a program that is so brilliant. It is the first USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) certified organic weight-loss...
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Kirstie Alley Wants To Help Fans Lose Weight By Dancing For 100 Days Straight

November 29th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley is planning an active 2012 - she has pledged to dance for 100 consecutive days in a bid to help fans get fit.

The star, who has struggled with weight issues for years, has been shedding the pounds ever since she was forced to shape up as a contestant on TV show "Dancing With the Stars" earlier this year.

The actress lost an impressive 100 pounds since March after adopting a healthy new diet and focusing on a strict exercise regime, and now she is vowing to help others do the same by leading an ultimate dance marathon, beginning on January 1.

She says, "I'm trying to start a...
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Did Kirstie Alley Have An Organic Liason To Lose 100 Pounds?

November 14th, 2011 1:20pm EST
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After her gig as a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig Diet, actress Kirstie Alley founded her own weight loss program called Organic Liaison. Participants sign-up online and adhere to a diet regime that consists of organic food and five different supplements. The Organic Liaison Diet starts dieters off with a Rescue Me Kit which includes a one-month supply of all the supplements they must take in order to follow the program.

Organic Liaison promotes the use of their trademark supplements as vital to weight loss. According to the company website these supplements are designed to suppo...
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Kirstie Alley In Talks To Play Hollywood Madam In Broadway Debut

October 28th, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley is in talks to make her Broadway debut in Lance Bass' new play "The Fabulous Lies Of Hollywood Whores."

Former 'N Sync star Bass recently signed up to produce the comedy, which will center around a high-end escort service run out of a luxury department store, and now the star is in negotiations to take on the leading role as a Hollywood madam.

The eight-character production is slated for a spring opening. Jamie Kennedy and 7th Heaven actress Beverley Mitchell will also serve as producers on the project.
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Rhea Perlman Joins Kirstie Alley’s Sitcom 'The Mazanis'

October 10th, 2011 8:19am EDT
Rhea Perlman
Former Cheers co-stars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman are reuniting for a new TV comedy series.

The pair, famous for their roles as manager Rebecca Howe and mean-spirited waitress Carla Tortelli in the long-running hit, are now teaming up for a new small screen project.

Perlman has signed up to appear in Alley's new pilot The Manzanis, about an American Italian family living in a quiet New Jersey neighborhood.

She will play the mother-in-law of Alley's matriarch character.
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Living In Hiding, Casey Anthony Fears For Her Life & Plans To Leave The U.S.

September 25th, 2011 9:00am EDT
Casey Anthony PEOPLE
Three months after she was acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony is finding life on the outside long on threats and short on work, friendship and family ties. In a series of exclusive interviews with several people in touch with Casey Anthony (for which PEOPLE, per its usual policy, did not pay), a portrait of Anthony's state of mind and her life in hiding is created in this week's issue of PEOPLE.

Sources say that, estranged from family and shunned by strangers, some of whom have issued threats against her, she now has a love-hate relationship with her lonely ...
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Kirstie Alley Slams Tabloid's Bulimia Allegations

September 20th, 2011 2:52pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley is preparing to take legal action against tabloid editors after discovering they are publishing an article alleging her massive weight loss is the result of an eating disorder.

The former Cheers star, who has struggled with weight issues for years, has been shedding the pounds ever since she was forced to shape up as a contestant on TV show Dancing With the Stars earlier this year.

She recently claimed to have lost an impressive 100 pounds since March after adopting a new healthy diet and strict exercise regime, and Alley showed off her new slim physique when she walked th...
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Kirstie Alley Lost 100 Pounds, But We Doubt She's A Size 4

September 15th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Kirstie Alley
It's undisputable that Kirstie Alley looks great after her stint on last season's "Dancing With The Stars." She told Entertainment Weekly on Tuesday that she lost 100 pounds since the dancing competition.

Alley explained, "Before Dancing with the Stars, I bought these dresses from size 14 to 4," she explained. "[They were] all the same dress, and I said, 'You know what I really want? I really wanna be in this dress in a 4!'"

We wouldn't dare call her a "Fat Actress" now. We applaud her for dropping the weight and working towards a healthy lifestyle.

However, we're questioning her claim ...
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Kirstie Alley Makes A Dramatic Catwalk Debut During Fashion Week (Photos)

September 14th, 2011 10:05am EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley strutted her stuff during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week yesterday, wearing a larger-than-life creation by longtime designer pal Zang Toi.

She walked the catwalk in a navy blue gown accentuated with multi-colored beads. She told Entertainment Weekly earlier this week, "I wanted something really beautiful...he just has the most beautiful clothes, period."

Alley, who recently dropped 90 pounds after competing on "Dancing With The Stars," piled her hair on top of her head to top off the look.
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Kirstie Alley To Take Over The Catwalk At Fashion Week

September 13th, 2011 11:34am EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley will make her catwalk modeling debut at this year's Fashion Week in New York.

The Cheers star, who shed 90 pounds in a major health overhaul during her recent stint on TV show Dancing With the Stars, will flaunt her new body on the runway for her designer pal Zang Toi's show on Tuesday.

And Alley can't wait to support her longtime friend by donning his clothes for all to see.

She tells Entertainment Tonight, "I've known Zang since 1993. I did the cover of Redbook (magazine) and I wanted something really beautiful... he just has the most beautiful clothes, period."

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Former Playboy Bunny Gloria Steinem Calls For Boycott Against 'The Playboy Club' TV Series

August 10th, 2011 10:14am EDT
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Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has called for a boycott against upcoming TV series The Playboy Club after working at the venue in her 20s.

Steinem worked as a Playboy Bunny in the New York City chain while writing an expose about the treatment of women in Hugh Hefner's clubs.

Now Steinem is urging audiences to avoid the forthcoming TV series, which stars Amber Heard and is based on the first Playboy Club in Chicago, Illinois.

The political activist tells Reuters, "It was the tackiest place on earth. I expect that The Playboy Club (TV show) will be a net minus and I hope people boycott it. ...
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Kirstie Alley's Twitter Account Hacked

August 4th, 2011 2:18pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Actress Kirstie Alley is cleaning up her Twitter.com account after her blog was targeted by internet hackers.

The Look Who's Talking star is a regular on the social networking website, but followers were surprised to see a number of odd posts on her page earlier this week which appeared to have been re-tweeted by Alley.

The actress spotted the unauthorized messages and promptly had them removed before calling on Twitter officials to investigate.

Her friend Kelly Coleman took to Alley's blog on Thursday to notify followers of the illegal activity.

In a series of posts, she writes, "Hi...
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These Foot-In-Mouth Stars Might Want To Stay Away From Twitter...

July 21st, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Kurt Sutter
People follow celebrities on Twitter for entertainment. And, maybe to feel like they’re Facebook friends with the person. Often, celebrity tweets are as mundane as typical Facebook status updates, but some of them understand it’s a way to reach hundreds of thousands of people.

Unfortunately, some celebrities forget that too, and some of them say things they wish they could take back. Public figures have been humiliated, reprimanded and fired for things they’ve said on Twitter. So, we’ve decided to make a little list of celebrities who should think twice before tweeting anything ever ag...
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Kirstie Alley To Launch All-Organic Weight Loss Program

June 21st, 2011 2:27pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Actress Kirstie Alley has created an all-organic weight loss program.

The former Cheers star has shed a total of 90 pounds in a dramatic health overhaul and she's vowing to help others get their bodies back in good shape with her new Internet-based company Organic Liaison.

During an appearance on The View on Tuesday, she says, "I was so desperate because my main thing was I wanted to have a lot of energy, so I worked with scientists and different experts in the world of organic (food)."

"There's actually science behind all these chemicals... causing you to gain weight. (So) I have a ...
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Kirstie Alley Slams Toyboy Claims

June 3rd, 2011 11:30am EDT
Kirstie Alley
Actress Kirstie Alley has laughed off a report she has traded her 21-year-old boyfriend for another toyboy lover.

The Cheers star, 60, dumped her young beau after discovering he still lives with his mother, according to Britain's Daily Mail newspaper.

The publication reports she has now taken up with another young man, and the feature is accompanied by photographs of the actress out on a lunch date with her unnamed admirer.

However, Alley took to her Twitter.com blog on Friday to laugh off the claims, sarcastically suggesting she has a string of toyboy lovers.

She writes, "Every sin...
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Kirstie Alley Lost 38 Inches From Her Waist Thanks To 'Dancing With The Stars'

May 25th, 2011 10:33pm EDT
Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley's stint on reality show Dancing With The Stars has helped the actress shed the pounds - her waist now measures 38 inches less than when she made her dancefloor debut in March.

The former Cheers star, who has struggled with weight issues for years, admits she's been shrinking in size as she prepares to battle for the TV title during the finale on Tuesday.

But even the 60 year old was surprised by how much her very first costume on the show had to be altered so she could wear it again for the season's closing episode.

However, she's refusing to reveal exactly how many pounds ...
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