Hollywood actor John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston has passed away due to breast cancer, she was 57 years old. The actor announced ‘with a very heavy heart’ the day before night.
John Travolta took to his social media profile and wrote a heart-warming note. It read, “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many.
My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT” read the note.
The couple also has a son Benjamin, who is nine years old, and had an older son Jett who died aged 16 after a seizure at a Bahamas holiday home in 2009. The tragedy was followed by a legal row with an ambulance driver accused of trying to extort the couple by threatening to reveal sensitive details about the death.
Actress and former model Preston and Travolta had been married for 29 years and we’re both practicing Scientologists.