Jessica Alves reveals surprise friendship with Kirstie Alley trends now

Jessica Alves reveals surprise friendship with Kirstie Alley trends now
Jessica Alves reveals surprise friendship with Kirstie Alley trends now

Jessica Alves reveals surprise friendship with Kirstie Alley trends now

EXCLUSIVE: She chose my new name over martinis in Milan: Jessica Alves reveals surprise friendship with Kirstie Alley who helped her when she was transitioning after Celeb Big Brother

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Jessica Alves was heartbroken to learn that her former Celebrity Big Brother co-star Kirstie Alley had lost her short battle with cancer aged 71 on Monday. 

The TV star, 39, bonded with the Cheers actress when they both appeared on Celebrity Big Brother back in 2018 and spent time in Italy together after the show. 

Jessica told MailOnline: 'We actually met up in Milan when the show ended and she was one of the first people I told that I was transitioning.

EXCLUSIVE: She chose my new name over martinis in Milan: Jessica Alves has revealed her surprise friendship with the late Kirstie Alley who helped her when she was transitioning after CBB in 2018

EXCLUSIVE: She chose my new name over martinis in Milan: Jessica Alves has revealed her surprise friendship with the late Kirstie Alley who helped her when she was transitioning after CBB in 2018 

Happy in her skin: Jessica has been very open about her transitioning journey (pictured last week) and has asked that her former name is not mentioned

Happy in her skin: Jessica has been very open about her transitioning journey (pictured last week) and has asked that her former name is not mentioned 

'We sat drinking martini's in the Dolce And Gabbana bar and I got tipsy and cried as I confided in her what I was going through. 

'I told her I had really been struggling and she provided a listening ear. We spoke about names about she helped me to choose Jessica which I love.  

'We went shopping after that and Kirstie spent several thousand pounds on Manolo Blahniks. She had a real passion for them but she was down to earth in other areas.' 

Jessica had been in Italy for work and Kirstie happened to be on holiday there at the same time, for a few days,

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