Kirstie Alley says she supports Trump's reelection because 'he's not a politician' - Business Insider
• Actress Kirstie Alley endorsed President Trump for a second term, saying on Twitter she supports him because "he's not a politician."
• The "Cheers" actress also threw her support behind Trump in 2016.
• Alley started trending on Twitter after the announcement and the backlash from many online has been swift.
Actress Kirstie Alley on Saturday endorsed President Trump for a second term, writing on Twitter that "he's not a politician."
The "Cheers" and "Look Who's Talking" actress, who also endorsed Trump in 2016, took to the social media platform to declare her approval of the incumbent president's job performance.
"I'm voting for @realDonaldTrump because he's NOT a politician. I voted for him 4 years ago for this reason and shall vote for him again for this reason," she tweeted. "He gets things done quickly and he will turn the economy around quickly. There you have it folks there you have it."
Alley immediately began to trend on Twitter and the backlash to her support of Trump was immediate, with tweets popping up from users who even praised her former "Cheers" costar Shelley Long over the veteran actress.
Alley issued her own response, expressing disappointment that she wasn't able to state her opinion without being attacked.
"Don't think I've ever seen so much name-calling in my life," she tweeted. "Definitely not on my site here anyway. I guess I'm not allowed to have a viewpoint without being called a really nasty names by what I'm going ...
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