OFF BEAT: Lawsuit claims Kirstie Alley is lying about her weight (loss)Posted On: Jul. 25, 2012 12:00 AM CST
Former “Cheers” star Kirstie Alley reportedly is being sued for allegedly lying about how she shed 100 pounds.
The 61-year-old actress credits the Organic Liaison diet program for her weight loss. But in a lawsuit recently filed in Los Angeles, a plaintiff claims that Ms. Alley’s weight loss is due to her performances on “Dancing with the Stars” and cutting back on her calorie intake.
The plaintiff, Marina Abramyan, reportedly said she tried the weight-loss program but that it’s just another fiber and calcium supplement, according to reports. She also said she didn’t lose any weight while using the product.
So Ms. Abramyan is claiming false and misleading advertising.
Ms. Alley, meanwhile, touts Organic Liaison products on her website, on a blog and on QVC, the home shopping network.
“I’ve got the energy of a 20-year-old and I lost 100 pounds!” she claims on her website.
Weight has been an ongoing issue for the actress. Reports say she reached 230 pounds about three years ago.
Now she claims to have found the Organic Liaison solution.
“She’s more committed than ever to embracing a healthy and active lifestyle,” her website states. “Organic Liaison Rescue Me natural energy elixir continues to help her stay fit and fabulous.”