Kirstie Alley Is Sad She Didn't Win Dancing with the Stars
"I feel like we did amazing, but you want to win," the actress says of placing second
“I feel like we did amazing, but you want to win,” the actress, 60, told reporters after placing second on Tuesday’s finale. “We didn’t win, so I can’t say we didn’t have any sadness.”
But Alley – who admits “there was a long way to go” to get to the finale – says, “I wish we would have won, but when I look at what evolved from the first day to now, it’s extraordinary.”
In fact, the whole experience has changed the way she foresees the future.
“It sort of gave me a new view of what I wanted to do in my life,” Alley told PEOPLE. “It made me see that I can work really hard for what I want. I guess at the end of the day, the sweetness would be the ultimate win. But like I said, [Maksim Chmerkovskiy] didn’t get a 20-year-old girl [as his partner].”