Actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta, succumbs to cancer


Posted at Jul 13 2020 02:57 PM

Actress Kelly Preston has passed away after battling breast cancer for two years. She was 57.

Her death was confirmed by her husband John Travolta through an Instagram post on Monday (Manila time).

“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,” Travolta said.

“She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. 


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“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,” he added.

Travolta said Preston’s love and life will always be remembered.

The actor also said he will be “taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother,” so he is apologizing in advance if people won’t hear from them for a while.

Preston appeared in several movies including “Mischief,” “Twins” and “Jerry Maguire.”