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Looking Back at Kirstie Alley’s Risqué Cheers Emmys Acceptance Speech About Then-Husband Parker Stevenson

As Hollywood replays some of Kirstie Alley‘s best moments, one awards show speech comes to mind.

While accepting her 1991 Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Alley the Saluti star laughter to the room with a sexual joke about her then-husband Parker Stevenson.

And I wanted to thank my husband — and I didn’t want to thank him like, 'Sai, I really love him and everything.So I’d like to thank my husband Parker, the man who has given me the big ones for the last eight years,” Alley said to laughter from the audience.

Actress Kirstie Alley attends the 43rd Annual Primetime <ahref="https://people.com/tag/emmy-awards/" collegamento dati="VERO">Emmy Awards</un> in agosto 25, 1991 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

Actress Kirstie Alley attends the 43rd Annual Primetime <ahref="https://people.com/tag/emmy-awards/" collegamento dati="VERO">Emmy Awards</un> in agosto 25, 1991 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Other hilarious moments in Alley’s speech included a nod to past speeches she hadn’t delivered because other actresses won the award.

I don’t have anything clever to say because for so many years I’ve sat there having clever things to say,” ha scherzato, “and then they come back from the dry cleaners and they’re wrinkled and I’m embarrassed because they read my speech at the dry cleaner’s.

Alley also poked fun at her Saluti co-protagonista, [object Window]. “I only thank God I didn’t have to wait as long as Ted,” she said of her win. “No, Voglio dire che. I never was an ingénue because I just started too late. Who knows where this could lead if I had to wait — how many more years? Five?”

Actress Kirstie Alley and actor Parker Stevenson attend the 12th Annual Great Coldwater Canyon Chili Cookoff to Benefit St. Michael & All Angels' Parish and Day School on May 7, 1988 at the St. Michael & All Angels' Parish and Day School in Studio City, California.

Actress Kirstie Alley and actor Parker Stevenson attend the 12th Annual Great Coldwater Canyon Chili Cookoff to Benefit St. Michael & All Angels' Parish and Day School on May 7, 1988 at the St. Michael & All Angels' Parish and Day School in Studio City, California.

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Il Scream Queens actress was married to Stevenson from 1983 a 1997. They had two children together: True and Lillie Parker.

Alley died of colon cancer, i suoi figli confermato a PERSONE di lunedi. Lei era 71.

Alley’s children said in a statement that herzest and passion for life, i suoi bambini, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did.

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Stevenson, 70, anche grieved Alley’s passing with a tribute via Instagram. “Dear Kirstie, I am so grateful for our years together and for the two incredibly beautiful children and now grandchildren that we have,” scrisse alongside an image of them in their younger years.

He ended the post: “You will be missed. With love, Parker.