Dancing With The Stars" Kirstie Alley loses trophy but wins prize for biggest transformation
“I”m half the size I was”: Dancing With The Stars” Kirstie Alley wins prize for biggest transformation as she celebrates finale
8:55 PM on 25th May 2011
Kirstie Alley lost out on the Mirror Ball trophy on the finale of Dancing With The Stars last night but she is also a big loser in another way.
The 60-year-old actress, who appeared on Good Morning America today, has shed a sizeable amount of weight during her 10 weeks on the show.
She has gone from a U.S. size 12 to a slimmer size 6 although she admits it is a “stretchy size 6”.
Slimline: Kirstie Alley showed off her sleek figure at the Good Morning America studio in New York today
Throwing shapes: The couple, who came in second place, put on a raunchy performance on the breakfast show today
“My dress is half the size it was when we started”, Kirstie said of her little black frock. “I have a lot more strength and stamina.”
“[Dancing With The Stars] has made me alive again,” she told Us Weekly. “It”s given me a new view of what I want to do in my life.”
Kirstie wore the same dress last night that she did on the first episode which had to be taken in a staggering 38 inches.
Before and after: Dancing With The Stars runner up had to have the dress she wore on the first show taken in 38 inches
“It”s the same dress,” she told USA Today. “They really had to take it in.
And the former Fat Actress star says she has a plan for keeping in shape now that the show is over.
“I”ll keep dancing!” she shared and then joked: “I wanna come back next year and get that f***ing trophy.”
Popular: The Fat Actress and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy received a rapturous reception from fans as they arrived at Good Morning America in New York
Kirstie said of her performance with partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy: “I don”t feel like we won.
“I feel like we did amazingly and that”s an amazing thing but you want to win! And we didn”t win, so I can”t say that there isn”t a sadness about it.”
Hines Ward and his partner Kym Johnson waltzed away with the top prize with Hines being the sixth professional athlete out of the 12 seasons towith the trophy.
Star turn: Hines Ward and his partner Kym Johnson twirled around the GMA stage
Winners: Hines Ward and his partner Kym Johnson waltzed away with the top prize with football player being the sixth professional athlete out of the 12 seasons towith the trophy
Last waltz: The finalists strutted their stuff on the specially erected stage in Times Square today
Mark Ballas and Disney sweetheart Chelsea Kane came in third place, despite consistently coming in top of the leader board over the past few weeks.
The finalists were greeted to a champion”s welcoming as they arrived to the GMA studios in New York today.
All three celebrities and their partners danced on a specially built stage in Times Square.
We are the champions: Hines and Kym show off their glitter ball trophy
Third place: Mark Ballas and Chelsea and were delighted with the reception they received
Farewell: The three celebrities and their dancing partners gave their final performances last night