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'DWTS' Recap: Kirstie Alley Falls Down In Practice Because She's Not Eating — Is She Taking Her Diet Too Far?

Tue, May 10, 2011 2:57am EDT by 2 Comments

Kirstie Alley is trying so hard to drop her excess weight, she’s cut down to 1,400 calories combined with more than five hours of exercise a day! How much dieting is too much?

Kirstie Alley has dropped more than 60 pounds throughout the last few month on Dancing with the Stars — but after she fell twice during this week’s rehearsal, we’re concerned she’s going about her weight loss the wrong way!

In the package before her performance, the 60-year-old actress falling not once, but twice, during rehearsals. Visually upset, her partner, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, asked how much she’d been eating.

“1,400 calories,” she said. Even though 1,400 calories can be enough energy for someone who’s dieting, Kirstie is working out more than four to five hours a day — so Maks said she needs more sustenance.

After her dance, Kirstie explained she wasn’t starving herself on purpose. “I wasn’t intentionally not eating. I forgot!” she explained.

Despite her minor setbacks during rehearsal, Kirstie wowed the audience — and the judges — with her Argentinian tango, scoring two nines and her first 10 of the season! In her second dance, she didn’t impress quite as much, earning 25/30.

Nevertheless, Kirstie still managed to stay in the middle of the pack this week — holding her own once again. We just hope Maks makes sure his partner is eating enough each day!

Here were the rest of the scores of the night:
Chelsea & Mark – 55
Hines & Kym – 54
Romeo & Chelsie – 52
Ralph & Karina – 46
Kirstie & Maks – 53

Kirstin Benson

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