Kelly Preston would have turned 59 on Wednesday, October 13. John Travolta celebrated his late wife’s birthday with a touching tribute on his Instagram.
Sharing a photo of a smiling Kelly from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, the 67-year-old Grease star wrote: “Happy Birthday Kelly.
We miss you and love you so much “.
John Travolta commemorates the birthday of his late wife Kelly Preston: “We miss you and love you very much.”
The actress lost her private battle with breast cancer in July 2020. She was 57 years old. At the time of her passing, John issued a statement that read, “It is with a 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 many.”
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“My family and I will always be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped her, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have stood by her side,” he continued.
“Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be by the side of my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. But know that I will feel your love in the weeks and months ahead as we recover.”
Kelly shared three children with the Pulp Fiction actor, whom she married in 1991: son Benjamin, 10, daughter Ella, 21, and Jett, who died in 2009 at age 16.
During an episode of Hart’s Peacock. to Heart in August, John talked about a discussion he had with his youngest son Ben after Kelly’s death.
“One time he said to me, ‘Since Mom passed away, I’m afraid you’re going to do it.’ And I said, ‘Well, that’s a very different thing.’ And I went over the differences about my longevity and her limited life,” John recalled. “I said, ‘But you know, Ben, you always love the truth, and I’ll tell you the truth about life. Nobody knows when you’re going to go and when you’re going to stay. “