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Kirstie Alley Gets Dragged into Bridgegate Somehow

Sometimes things just happen on the internet that make absolutely no sense. Take a look at this headline about the big news that David Wildstein, one of the key figures in the now-infamous Bridgegate scandal, would be pleading guilty:

For some reason, however, this pretty straightforward news morphed into this weirdness in which “Christie Ally” somehow made people think of actress Kirstie Alley (get it? it’s because they’re similar) and, um, well, it just took off. Case in point:

There were lots of jokes like that over the past day, and Alley noticed. And she was probably the most amused of anyone on Twitter:

As of press time, there was no official comment from Jeff Bridges.

[image via screengrab, feature image via Everett Collection]

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