Kirstie Alley Get Un-Fat, Promotes Jenny Craig


After spending several month filming her failed Showtimes series Fat Actress, Kirstie Alley has lost 50 pounds and will appear in an print and TV ad campaign for Jenny Craig. Ads will appear on A&E, E! Entertainment, Oprah and in People and Self.

by Steve Hall    Sep-13-05   Click to Comment   
Topic: Campaigns, Celebrity   

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5 pounds?

Is this a joke?


Posted by: Jfchandler on September 13, 2005 11:33 AM

It's 50 pounds, not 5.

Posted by: Cathy on September 13, 2005 2:50 PM

Are you sure it was a failed show? The cynic in me says it was a calculated way to create an income stream and keep her name in the fore during a transitional period. Seen that way, she gets to endorse a diet service/product and have it be already hyped from previous work, versus resurrecting her name like the answer to a trivia question (e.g. Fergie).

Or maybe I am just cynical.


Posted by: Stevie on September 13, 2005 4:22 PM

She'll put it all back on again and will be pitching for Mars bars and McDonald's soon enough. She's a trough-monster and no mistake.

Posted by: Mcthingy2 on September 14, 2005 6:30 PM

"It's 50 pounds, not 5."

Don't worry - since 98% of diets fail, including Jenny Craig, it'll be 5 soon enough.

Posted by: Paul on September 15, 2005 1:01 PM

Leave the woman alone for chrissake. She's damned if she does, she's damned if she doesn't.

Posted by: Sol on June 8, 2006 9:07 PM