John Travolta's Wife, Kelly Preston, Has Passed Away From Breast Cancer


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John Travolta has lost his wife of 29 years. Kelly Preston passed away after a fight with breast cancer, she was 57. John Travolta confirmed the news in an Instagram post. Kelly is survived by her husband and two children Ella, 20 and Benjamin, 9. John and Kelly lost their son Jett in 2009, he was 16 years old.

He wrote, "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."