Christie Ally or Kirstie Alley: Actress Put at Center of Bridge Scandal After Internet Fail
What the actress has to say about being thrust to the center of scandal.
By ALYSSA NEWCOMB
May 1, 2015, 3:29 PM
• 4 min read
-- What's the difference between Kirstie Alley and a Christie Ally?
The Internet needs help distinguishing between the two similarly sounding nouns, so we're here to help.
Kirstie Alley is the actress from "Cheers" who woke up this morning to find herself one of the most talked about people on the Internet for something she did not have a part of.
The other Christie ally is David Wildstein, a high school classmate of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and an official at the Port Authority. Wildstein is expected to plead guilty today to his role in "Bridgegate" where he allegedly helped plot the closing of lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013.
After a long week and waking up to a headline such as "Christie Ally Expected to Plead Guilty in New Jersey Bridge Lane Closings," some people were left with their heads spinning.
How did the actress wind up tangled in Bridgegate?
After having her fine name dragged through the mud, we'll let Kirstie Alley (the actress) have the last word: