After secret two-year battle with breast cancer, John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston dies at 57

79 views

 

John Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer aged 57.

She battled the disease for two years, but chose to keep her illness private.

Kelly Preston has died aged 57 leaving behind John Travolta

Kelly Preston has died aged 57 leaving behind John TravoltaCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Kelly leaves behind her famous actor husband John and their daughter Ella, 20, and nine-year-old son Benjamin. Their eldest son, 16-year-old Jett, died in 2009.

A family representative released a statement to People, saying: “On the morning of July 12, 2020, Kelly Preston, adored wife and mother, passed away following a two-year battle with breast cancer.

“Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends.

“She was a bright, beautiful and loving soul who cared deeply about others and who brought life to everything she touched.

The happy couple were married for 28 years
Actress Kelly secretly battled breast cancerCredit: Getty Images – Getty

“Her family asks for your understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”

In September, Grease actor John and Kelly celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary.

In an emotional message to her husband online, Kelly said: “To my dearest Johnny, the most wonderful man I know.

“You have given me hope when I have felt lost, loved me patiently and unconditionally… made me laugh harder than any other human being possible… shared the most beautiful highs and at times low.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *