Kirstie Alley comes under attack on Twitter after declaring: 'I'm voting for ...

Kirstie Alley came under attack on Twitter Saturday night after declaring: 'I’m voting for Donald because he’s NOT a politician.'

The Cheers actress, 69, shared her views on the presidential race, tweeting: 'I voted for him 4 years ago for this reason and shall vote for him again for this reason. 

'He gets things done quickly and he will turn the economy around quickly. There you have it folks there you have it'. 

But Alley, who is a high profile follower of the Church of Scientology, quickly faced high profile backlash for her tweet. It had been shared more 60,000 times and 204,000 times as of Sunday morning. Alley's name was soon trending on the site. 

Kirstie Alley, pictured, shared her views on the presidential race Saturday night

Kirstie Alley, pictured, shared her views on the presidential race Saturday night

Alley, who is a high profile follower of the Church of Scientology, quickly faced high profile backlash for her tweet. It had been shared more 60,000 times and 204,000 times as of Sunday morning. Alley's name was soon trending on the site

Alley, who is a high profile follower of the Church of Scientology, quickly faced high profile backlash for her tweet. It had been shared more 60,000 times and 204,000 times as of Sunday morning. Alley's name was soon trending on the site

Her views sparked a fierce reaction online from some, including director Judd Apatow, who tweeted: 'Shelly Long was way funnier than you.'

Long starred alongside Alley in Cheers.   

Comedian Natasha Rothwell, a writer for Saturday Night Live, said: 'Kirstie Alley’s tweet screamed “I can’t read! I don’t watch the news! Black Lives Don’t Matter! My body, your choice! and Pussies wear masks! And sexuality is a preference!” 

'But all I can think about is how 87% of the people on here will have to google who she is.'

Her views sparked a fierce reaction online from some, including director Judd Apatow, who tweeted: 'Shelly Long was way funnier than you.' Long starred alongside Alley in Cheers

Her views sparked a fierce reaction online from some, including director Judd Apatow, who tweeted: 'Shelly Long was way funnier than you.' Long starred alongside Alley in Cheers

The executive producer of Modern Family, Danny Zuker, added: 'Breaking: Shelley Long quitting is no longer dumbest decision made by a "Cheers" actor.' 

Alley, who starred in Look Who's Talking, followed up her tweet with: 'Don't think I've ever seen so much name-calling in my life.

'Definitely not on my site [sic] here anyway I guess I'm not allowed to have a viewpoint without being called a really nasty names by

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