Christie ally, not Kirstie Alley, pleads guilty in Bridgegate case

No, Kirstie Alley is not involved with politically motivated lane closures in New Jersey.

Alley became a trending topic throughout the United States on Twitter #ChristieAlly Friday after jokes and confusion from people reading the phrase “Christie ally” in headlines.

David Wildstein, an ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, pleaded guilty for his role in lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in 2013 to a federal judge Friday.

The “Cheers” star tweeted a joke Friday morning that “THIS is how rumors once again get started.”

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